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Sales Representative

Cavendish Maine
South Yorkshire / Lincolnshire / Derbyshire
£28,000 - £33,000 plus car plus benefits package
Closing date
25 Jul 2021

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
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Job Details

  • Major branded garden products supplier
  • Market leading brands
  • Manage your own high value sales territory

The Company:

With a very strong family of brands this international garden products manufacturer enjoys sales to almost 100% of the garden centre trade. The role of the Sales Representative is to control and develop product sales and in-store displays to create a trusting and profitable partnership with every customer.

The Role of Sales Representative:

Covering South Yorkshire, Humberside,Derbyshire and Lincolnshire you will be tasked with delivering sales, profit and distribution goals through well-planned visits to established and new garden centre retailers. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Create a territory specific plan that delivers targeted results across sales, profit, distribution, display space, market share and growth.
  • Monitor and review sales performance – implementing recovery plans as appropriate
  • Fully utilise CRM system to ensure comprehensive documentation of sales activity
  • Support national / regional sales strategies and promotions
  • Work with colleagues to improve operational efficiency and best practice
  • Identify and secure promotional space. Work with merchandising colleagues to create impactful displays

Candidate profile for this Sales Representative opportunity:

Living in Leeds, Humberside, South Yorkshire, Derbyshire or Lincolnshire, we are looking for an experienced Sales Representative from a garden, fmcg, food or non-food consumer goods background. Comprehensive training will be provided but a proven ability to sell to independent retailers is important. We are also looking for:

  • A disciplined self-starter, results driven and committed to achieving career recognition
  • A skilled planner with the ability to lead by example and project a professional image
  • A team player with strong interpersonal skills, a positive outlook and a clear focus on results
  • Computer literate in PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Clear selling and negotiation skills
  • Evidence of success in new business and account management sales roles

The Rewards:

As well as an attractive basic salary this opportunity offers a performance-based bonus, company car, 26 days annual leave, life assurance, medical insurance, pension, long service awards and several additional benefits.   

For more information and to apply please contact Nick Hester at Cavendish Maine recruitment:  


Name                Nick Hester      

Telephone         01275 813030


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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