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Sales Representative

Cavendish Maine
South UK
£30,000 - £40,000 + Car or van, annual bonus, mobile, laptop
Closing date
14 Apr 2024

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

  • A field sales, merchandising and customer service role. 
  • Managing the business relationship with all stores in one garden centre group.
  • Work with a market leading brand and ensure a first class customer experience.


Job Description:

  • £30,000 - £40,000 plus vehicle, annual bonus and great opportunities.
  • Working with one high-profile garden centre chain, the job holder will be responsible for all of their garden centre stores, visiting regularly to ensure that the customer experience is first class. 
  • Travel throughout the South of England with some nights away from home.
  • Regular meetings with Store Managers to discuss sell-through and implement strategies for improvement.
  • Staff training.
  • Finding additional display sites in-store.
  • Updating fixtures and improving the appearance of fixtures.
  • Stock management.
  • Resolving any issues.
  • Regular feedback to the National Sales Manager.
  • Accompany and contribute to head-office meetings with the customer. 


About the Company:

  • One of the UK’s most successful garden trade suppliers with a fantastic reputation for customer service and product performance. 


Sales Representative Profile:
Living in the central South of the UK we are looking for an experienced Retailer, Merchandiser or Sales Representative from the garden centre trade who wishes to focus their talents on this important Account Management role. 

The key qualities that we seek are:

  • A stable CV that shows commitment to previous job roles.
  • An understanding of what excellent customer service looks like to a garden centre buyer.
  • Sufficient retail or field sales experience to know how to grow sell-through in a garden centre.
  • A likeable personality that is able to influence retailers to change store layouts and product positioning.
  • An excellent communicator who will work with colleagues to maximise success.


Salary/Benefits Information:

  • As well as a basic salary between £30,000 - £40,000 this company offers a company vehicle (car or van), annual bonus, mobile, laptop and all of the support you need to work from home. 
  • In addition, we are looking for an ambitious individual who could take on new challenges in the future. 


Nick Hester
Reference: NH/185151


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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