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Area Sales Manager

Cavendish Maine
£30,000 plus high bonus potential, company car, excellent pension and healthcare
Closing date
5 Apr 2021

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
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Job Details

  • Inherit an established sales area with high growth potential
  • Customer focus is garden machinery dealers, country stores and hire centres
  • Full training and support is provided
  • Build on record sales in 2020

The Company:

You will be working for a major manufacturer of parts, equipment, and accessories for the forestry, garden, agricultural and construction markets. The company has a clear vision to be the supplier of choice in their category and all products, promotions and customer services have this aim in mind. A retirement has created this opportunity for an ambitious and energetic Area Sales Manager to further develop this important sales region.

The role of the Area Sales Manager

This technical sales environment is all about building strong, trusting relationships with knowledgeable customers. Full support and training will be provided and the key requirements of the role will be:

  • Creating a journey plan that maximises contact time with both existing accounts and key prospects.
  • Developing customer specific sales strategies that meet ambitious sales targets
  • Dealing with a range of customers from business owners and professional buyers to workshop technicians
  • Contribute actively to a weekly team video meeting
  • Bring positive energy and a determination to maximise sales growth

The person for this Area Sales Manager’s role:

We are looking for a motivated, positive Sales Representative who will excel in this environment. The right profile will be:

  • Centrally based in Scotland and able to travel extensively
  • At least 3 years of experience as a Sales Representative and comfortable with technical products
  • Motivated, positive and excited by a new opportunity
  • Excellent people skills - able to read situations and take appropriate actions
  • Experience dealing with independent retailers, garden centres, hardware stores or merchants is preferred.  
  • First class communication and presentation skills
  • Numerate and IT literate


This role offers a basic salary and a performance-based bonus plus company car and generous pension and healthcare schemes. You would be joining an exciting, diverse and profitable business that has a track record of stability and loyalty among its team.

Contact: Nick Hester

Reference: NH/23284

Candidate care:

By responding to this advert you consent to Cavendish Maine processing the personal data included within this application.

If your application is successful we will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail, within 48 hours of receiving your application.

Should you not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please be advised that if unsuccessful for this role we may keep your details in our hold file for 6 months, during which time you may be contacted for other suitable vacancies.  If you do not want us to do this please call us to advise.

In the meantime, we would like to thank you for your interest in Cavendish Maine.


Established in 1991 Cavendish Maine is a specialist sales, marketing and management recruitment consultancy with 25 consultants based in offices in Portishead. Covering the whole of the UK, we work with suppliers of food and non-food products to retail, hospitality and leisure markets and our impressive client portfolio ranges from global brand leaders to fast growing private companies.

Our team is experienced, professional and knowledgeable and each consultant has a specific market focus. This means that we know our clients intimately and our candidates are well briefed and well prepared for all interviews.In addition we have one consultant who specialises in export and international roles and separate teams that bring the same recruitment processes to accountancy and financial services employers.

Find Us
01275 813000
Wessex House
4 Greystoke Business Centre
High Street
BS20 6PY
United Kingdom
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