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Area Sales Manager | Garden Centres | South East

England, South East England
£30000 - £32000 per annum + + car, bonus etc
Closing date
8 Dec 2021

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Area Sales Manager | Garden Centres | South East
Salary ~£30-32k + package
Are you an experienced area sales/territory manager with a background selling products to independent garden centres? If so, we want to hear from you.

About Our Client
Our client is a multi-national manufacturer and supplier of a variety of wildlife products focused on wild birdfeed and hardware. They supply garden centres, DIY outlets, pet shops and independent retailers with a range of quality, visually appealing products. They have a range of brands to offer and collaborate with some big names in the sector. They are going through a period of substantial growth, which is why this role has become available. Despite their growth, they have retained a down-to-earth, family-run feel. The business is innovative and has been first to market with lots of products that add value to their customers.

About the Role
This role is all about driving sales and building relationships with customers. You will utilise your experience in the independent garden centres, DIY and pet stores in the southeast to help the business grow. You will enjoy generating new business as well as managing existing customers to deliver YOY growth. You will travel around the southeast to see customers, gain orders and develop business. You will plan your call cycles, complete order paperwork and sales reports efficiently as part of this role.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate for this role will have a proven track record in a similar area sales role selling into multiple retailers. You will be driven and hungry with an eye for identifying growth opportunities, as well as the ability to deliver business growth. You will have relationships with many of the independent garden centres, DIY and pet stores in the southeast. Your friendly and bubbly personality will make you an effective rapport builder who can open doors with customers.

Minimum Requirements
To be considered for this role, as a minimum, you will need to have sales experience in the FMCG sector, a great attitude and be driven to succeed. You will need to be based in the southeast and be willing to travel. Whilst this is a sales focused role, you will also need to be efficient in processing sale orders, call cycles etc so you will need to be an organised individual.

Application Process
The successful candidate will move through a two-stage interview process.

How to Apply
If this sounds like you, please apply below. To discuss the role in more detail before submitting an application, please contact Tom on 01780 480 530 or Job reference TEM14120


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

Find Us
01780 480530
Acanthus House
10a Belton Street
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