Area Sales Manager

Cavendish Maine
£30,000 - £34,000 + 15% bonus + car + benefits
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Job Description:

Looking for an Area Sales Manager to cover Scotland touching into Northern England looking after a mix of customers across independent retailers, builder’s merchants, wholesalers and garden centres.


You Will Have The Following Duties:

  • Achieve turnover and profit targets.
  • Achieve set KPIs within the sector in line with company objectives.
  • Use all systems and data available to carefully identify customer requirements and sales strategy, and to plan all call carefully and methodically.
  • Record all meetings into the systems provided and work with the National Sales Manager to grow business.
  • Build strong professional relationships with team members.
  • Develop a high level understanding of the independent sector.
  • Display a willingness to learn and immerse themselves into the DIY category.
  • Take a positive approach to difficult situations without getting flustered.
  • Communicate effectively at all levels (internally and externally).
  • To be creative in their thinking and deliver results.


About the Company:

  • With a proud history, a focus on innovative products and close collaboration with our end-users, my client look forward to giving the right candidate an exciting role on the sales team.
  • They are a positive team working together to achieve their goals, and are looking for someone who is motivated by learning and success to help manage and develop the area.
  • As a company, my client focus on making it easier for their customers and end-users to overcome their challenges within their category.


Key Skills/Experience Required:

  • For this Area Sales Manager position you will have experience selling into independent retailers, builder’s merchants or wholesale customers.
  • A background in DIY/building products/decorative would be advantageous but full product training will be provided.
  • You must be able to diary plan to cover the large territory and be able to spend nights away when visiting the furthest areas of the allocated territory.
  • You will be driven and keen to develop the area building on a successful patch and developing new and existing customer relationships.
  • Proficient IT capabilities in particular with Excel and PowerPoint



Salary/Benefits Information:

  • £30,000 - £34,000 + 15% bonus + car + benefits



Rebecca Isaac

Reference: RI/86756


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. 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.

Company info
01275 813000
Leigh Court Business Centre
Pill Road
Abbots Leigh

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