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Category Sales Development Manager

Field Sales Solutions
Dartford, Kent, United Kingdom
£27,500 + up to 8% Bonus + Company Car
Closing date
4 Mar 2024

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
Category Management, Marketing, Sales

Job Details

Are you articulate, tenacious and action driven? Do you want to earn an OTE of over £29k? If so, then we want to hear from you!

Field Sales Solutions has an exciting opportunity for you to join them as a Category Sales Development Manager!

This is your opportunity to work for Field Sales Solutions, a leading field marketing company. We represent the market leader in batteries, Duracell.  Whilst you will be employed by Field Sales Solutions, you will be assigned to work for Duracell, whose mission is to power communities & organisations ensuring child safety. Duracell, focus on sustainable growth, industry-leading innovation and creating long term value for our customers.

Ideal Location: Dartford / Bexley / Longfield / Northfleet

Territory: BR8, CM2, CM3, CM9, CM14, CM17, CO3, CO4, CO15, CR0, CT1, CT5, CT12, CT19, CT21, DA1, DA8, DA11, DA16, E1, E4, E15, E16, EN1, EN8, IG1, IG6, ME2, ME5, ME7, ME8, ME10, ME11, ME12, ME14, ME15, ME20, N1, N10, N14, NW2, RH8, RM3, RM6, RM8, RM10, RM16, SE2, SE13, SE20, SE22, SE25, SE26, SS0, SS3, SS13, SS14, SS15, SW2, SW8, SW16, TN2, TN6, TN14, TN24, TN30

The Role:

  • Your role will be focused on becoming a category expert. Developing strong, collaborative, action led relationships with key stakeholders in store, to grow sales and ensure availability across your designated territory.
  • Supporting your stores in growing the whole battery category, by improving instore processes, ensuring compliance, and creating a joint business plan to ensure success.
  • Reviewing and analysing sales performances and category trends across your territory to identify key opportunities for growth.
  • Providing training to store staff to build their knowledge and awareness of the products and the overall battery category.

If the opportunity to build your career at one of the fastest growing companies is compelling, read on…

What will you need to be our Category Sales Development Manager?

  • An understanding of category management and principles.
  • Ready to immerse yourself into a category development role, drive long term systemic fixes and ultimately drive sales for Duracell.
  • Can understand and assimilate data and articulate insight, opportunities and performance.
  • Demonstrate commercial acumen.
  • Can articulately provide detailed insight to identify opportunities and face into challenges identified in stores.
  • Strong communication, influencing and presentation skills.
  • Be energetic, enthusiastic, motivated & driven.
  • Be a tenacious, detailed individual with a can do attitude.
  • IT literate.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in grocery and/or high street retail or FMCG sales.
  • A flexible and results-driven approach.
  • The desire to take your career - as well as the Duracell brand - from strength to strength.

The POWERful bit…
As well as an engaging and varied day job, this Category Sales Development Manager role also offers a variety of exciting benefits including:

  • Basic Salary £27,500 p/a
  • 8% performance related bonus
  • Company Car & Fuel Card
  • Best in class training & support to help you reach your potential to then grow and develop within our business.
  • Holiday accrual with length of service.
  • Incentive programmes - including retailer discount schemes.
  • Health, Wellness and Financial Guidance Support.

Apply today!

You must be eligible to work in the UK and have a full clean driving licence.
Field Sales Solutions is an equal opportunities employer.

Live our company values:

  • Partnership - We are transparent, open, and work together with our clients and colleagues to achieve common goals.
  • Return - We drive and evaluate all activity by identifying and delivering a positive ROI.
  • Ownership - We understand our role and have a sense of purpose and accountability in everything we do.
  • Upstanding - We are honest, reliable, and ethical in all we do, showing professionalism and integrity always.
  • Determined - we know that success requires perseverance, and we are driven to achieve.

We are PROUD to be Field Sales Solutions. 


We work in partnership with our clients to activate sales and deliver retail excellence. We do this through empowering our Field Sales teams with clear objectives, sense of purpose and effective technology and measure our success by evaluating the return on investment. 

Our Values (PROUD)

  • Partnership- We are transparent and work together with our clients & colleagues to achieve common goals
  • Return-         We drive and evaluate all activity by identifying and delivering a positive ROI
  • Ownership-   We understand our role and have a sense of purpose and accountability in everything we do
  • Upstanding-  We are honest, reliable and ethical in all we do, showing professionalism and integrity 
  • Determined-  We know that success requires perseverance and we are driven to achieve 

We are always on the look our for talent - driven, enthusiastic individuals with excellent communication skills and the desire to work for a leading and award winning Feld Marketing Agency. If this is you then we would love to hear from you, join our talent pool today by visiting


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01844 269400
Oxford House
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