Area Sales Manager - Gifting - FMCG

Michael Page Sales
England, London
Closing date
26 May 2021

Job Details

The role will be to manage the Greater London region and be targeted to find new business opportunities and expanding the existing client base. Having a strategic, entrepreneurial approach and track record of new business wins is vital for this opportunity.

Client Details

Our client is a global consumer goods business leading in the gifting, lifestyle and novelty category. The core products are sold through primarily through Independent Gift Stores, Garden Centres, Tourist Attractions and within the Sporting Industry plus many more. They cater for everyone with products ranging from personalised gift-ware, accessories, homeware, novelty and many more

  • To target new business opportunity and successfully convert within territory
  • Drive the trade marketing to boost the sales revenue and enhance the customer's awareness
  • Introduce new products with seasonal demands to customers across territory
  • Represent the company and trade shows and events as required

  • Must have territory management experience with the Consumer Goods industry
  • Track record of success in new business development and able to articulate a strategic approach
  • Able to work well independently and be a self starter
  • Sales driven, ambitious, proactive and collaborative team player
  • Strong sales and negotiation Skills

Job Offer
  • Fully maintained company vehicle
  • Commission opportunity
  • Greater London territory
  • Autonomy to run your own territory in a flexible manner


Michael Page Sales UK is a leading professional recruitment consultancy covering permanent, interim and contract recruitment. We have UK wide coverage with ten offices located in London, Weybridge, Reading, Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester, St Albans, Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow. The core markets we serve are Consumer, Business Services, Media, IT/Telco, Financial Services, Healthcare and Technical Sales, with a dedicated person or team in each location specialising in each of these sectors. The clients we work with are as diverse as the candidates we represent; from Blue Chips to SMEs, and Sales Execs to Sales Directors. Our Consultants are typically from relevant sales backgrounds giving first hand experience of the roles we recruit for. We pride ourselves on delivering unrivalled service levels to our candidates and our clients, our track record of success over the past 20 years means we stand out.

Within our Consumer Sales Division we have consultants within each of the 10 offices who dedicate themselves to this sector and no other. Our specialist capability is demonstrated further as we focus on sub sectors such as food, drink, household, foodservice, consumer electronics, apparel, health & beauty, consumer healthcare, pet and sports. Some of our key clients include Colgate, Beiersdorf, Dr Oetker, Johnson & Johnson, Matthew Clark, PZ Cussons, Kellogg’s, 2 Sisters, Samsung, Seven Seas, Twinings, Unilever, Reckitt Benckiser, SC Johnson, Warburtons, InBev, Kettle Chips, Hallmark, Luxottica, McCain, Britvic, General Mills, and Molson Coors to name but a few!

Michael Page Sales UK is part of Michael Page International with operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. As well as looking for high quality candidates for our clients, we are also always looking for top talent to work for us

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