Area Sales Manager

Employer
Nic Ice Ltd
Location
North of England
Salary
Generous salary per annum plus benefits
Closing date
20 Dec 2020

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Function
Sales
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Job Details

* Please note this job covers a wide area across the North - this is not only Manchester *

General Function

Responsible for covering the tasks and duties as required within the Sales Department and responsible overall for making regular customer visits within your designated area, assist new customers to set up their premises ergonomically, training customers to make ice cream, creating new recipes, regularly reporting information to your line manager/Sales Director regarding your area.

Key Responsibilities

· Professional and efficient handling of customer enquiries in designated area

· Developing new and existing business opportunities

· Assisting other Area Account Managers when required

· Making regular customer visits to discuss new opportunities and retain existing business

· Creating new recipes for Ice cream / marketing and social media

· Offering instruction and support to customers making ice cream and keeping them informed of new products

· Providing weekly movements calendar and quarterly journey planners

· Reporting area information at regular Sales meetings

· Informing the Sales Director about important or unusual events and developments

· Supplying the purchasing department with updated and confirmed stock forecasts upon the area / customers

· Regularly reviewing area sales figures to check movement to targets/forecast/PY

· Actively promote business social media accounts upon your work mobile

· Flexibility within your day to day role

Person Specification

· Excellent communication skills at all levels through all types of media

· Previous experience within a sales environment or technical environment

· Personal Integrity

· Ability to manage own time

· Good IT skills

· Ability to develop skillset and prepared to take up training opportunities

· Good commercial awareness

· Professional Appearance

Qualifications

Essential:

· Fluent within English language and literacy

· Good Practical Math skills

· Competent IT skills

· Full driving licence

· You have the right to work within the UK and relevant paperwork once with EU

· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

· Excellent time management skills

Desirable:

· Ice Cream / Gelato Technical skills

· Creative & Innovative skills

· Sales experience in a busy and competitive environment

· Knowledge upon ice cream machinery

· Social Media knowledge

· Building new business knowledge

· Enthusiastic and passionate skills

· Commitment and ownership to the company

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