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Sales Representative

Cavendish Maine
Hampshire, Wiltshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire
£25,000 - £28,000 plus 15% bonus plus car
Closing date
19 Feb 2022

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

Job title: Sales Representative

Location: Hampshire, Wiltshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire

Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 plus 15% bonus plus car

Market: Garden / pet / homewares

Job Reference: NH/23696

  • A great opportunity to get into or progress in field sales
  • Join a thriving £60m turnover garden / pet / homewares supplier
  • Trained and mentored by a Senior Area Manager

The Role: Sales Representative

Territory: Hampshire, Wiltshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire

This is a fantastic opportunity to progress the career of a retail Sales Assistant, Merchandiser or experienced Sales Representative. With the support and guidance of a highly experienced manager, you will be calling on the branches of larger retailers and independent garden centres to provide staff training, merchandising support and identify sales opportunities. The job holder should expect to progress to a full Area Sales Manager role once all the necessary skills and experience have been acquired.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Work from home and manage your diary to maximise customer contact time
  • Visit your retail customers to provide support, training and maximise sell-through
  • Merchandise to increase the visual impact of displays
  • Identify and secure new sales opportunities wherever possible
  • Propose business development ideas. Continuously improve
  • Build strong relationships will all store staff
  • Attend trade shows / events at head office and the NEC
  • Provide daily updates to the CRM system

The Reward:

A basic salary of £25,000 - £28,000 plus annual bonus and company car. A laptop, ipad and mobile is provided.

Candidate profile: Sales Representative

Based: Hampshire, Wiltshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire

We are looking for a bright and friendly team player with a full driving licence and experience as a Retail Sales Assistant, Merchandiser or Sales Representative in a consumer goods setting. Based in Hampshire, Wiltshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, you will have the organisational skills and self-motivation to work from home and bring a sociable, gregarious personality to everything you do.

In addition, we are looking for:

  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Able to prioritise and able to manage your diary
  • Resilient, hardworking and a good problem solver
  • Commercially aware and able to spot sales opportunities
  • Experience of retail or field fmcg sales
  • Keen to learn and improve

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


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, 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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