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Regional Sales Manager

Cavendish Maine
South UK – based M4 corridor
to £60,000 + 30% bonus + car + extensive benefits
Closing date
21 Aug 2021

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
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Job Details

  • Market leading supplier of branded consumer goods
  • Manage a high performing regional sales team
  • Seeking a first class fmcg sales leader with strong commercial skills

The Company:

An international supplier of non-food consumer goods with a portfolio of high performing brands. Already well established in many retail channels, the company’s ambitious growth strategy requires the support of a first-class Regional Sales Manager to lead, drive and coach a field sales team to be the best they can be.

The Role of Regional Sales Manager: South East, M4 corridor and South West

Within your £multi-million turnover region you will lead an established team of field Sales Representatives to reach stretching targets across sales turnover, distribution, new product introductions, display and in-store training. In addition, the Regional Sales Manager will retain commercial responsibility for the region – negotiating trading terms with group buyers, signing off special agreements, delivering against targets and forecasting future sales.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Assess the skill level and training needs of all staff members. Implement coaching plans
  • Review sales history by product and customer and build 2022 targets
  • Build relationships with key customer contacts
  • Work within the company’s leadership team to contribute to and deliver the national sales strategy

Candidate profile for this Regional Sales Manager opportunity:

We are looking for an experienced field sales manager with proven ability to sell fmcg brands to independent and group retailers. You will be a well-trained, structured, professional individual who will role model high standards throughout your team.

Key qualities will be:

  • Proven successful experience of leading field sales teams in an fmcg environment
  • Commercially strong – a skilled negotiator and business manager who can drive sales to maximise margin
  • A skilled planner with the ability to lead by example and project a professional image
  • Computer literate in PowerPoint, Word and Excel


The Rewards:

This role offers an attractive basic salary plus a performance-based bonus, company car and comprehensive benefits package.

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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