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Sales Representative

Cavendish Maine
East Midlands
£31,000 to £35,000 + sales bonus + company car + benefits
Closing date
30 Jun 2024

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

  • Inherit a high performing sales area with a highly established customer base
  • Enjoy an extensive hand over from the retiring Sales Representative
  • An excellent employer with high morale and very low staff turnover


Sales Representative – Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire.


£31,000 to £35,000 + sales bonus + company car + 25 days holiday + pension + life assurance + healthcare + mobile + laptop + fuel card + work-from-home.


This is an outstanding opportunity to join one of the UK’s leading garden trade suppliers, replacing a Sales Representative with 10 years of service. The job holder will enjoy a thorough hand-over and a loyal customer base of almost all garden centres in the region.


Key responsibilities will include:

  • Create an effective journey plan that maximises customer contact time.
  • Use your relationship building skills to secure long-term partnerships with all accounts.
  • Provide an exceptional experience for the customer through the highest standards of customer service.
  • Demonstrate a broad range of sales skills – persuasive selling, negotiation, order capture. merchandising, new displays, problem solving and in-store training.
  • Devise creative initiatives to grow business within individual accounts and across the whole region.
  • Provide sales forecasts and market feedback to the National Sales Manager on request.
  • Attend trade shows or other showcase events


Sales Representative – candidate specification


We are looking for an experienced Sales Representative from another professional garden trade supplier  who bring their knowledge of seasonal selling and understanding of garden centre operations.


Specific qualities will include:

  • A home location in Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire Field sales experience dealing with independent garden centres
  • Great relationships with garden centre staff and buyers
  • A talent for account management with sound sales and negotiation skills
  • A persuasive communicator able to influence both internally and externally
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative


The Company:

A very well-established British manufacturing business that has achieved worldwide success through the development of first class products that have become the market standard in their category. Their innovative products are backed by exciting advertising, great packaging and are already stocked by almost all UK garden centres.


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



Name - Nick Hester        

Email -

Tel - 01275 813030


Reference: NH/86874


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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