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Commercial Sales Consultant

Cavendish Maine
Home based Hampshire / Surrey / Berkshire to cover the South
£competitive plus vehicle and extensive benefits package
Closing date
30 Jun 2024

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

STIHL manufactures and distributes innovative power tools and garden machinery from chainsaw design to robotic technology.  STIHL products are used by professionals in forestry, agriculture, landscaping and construction as well as domestic users.

The Role:

We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, energetic Commercial Sales Consultant to join our expanding Commercial Solutions team. 

In this role you will support our dealer network in the South of the UK by working with large end users and local authorities, providing the information, product demonstrations and training that will stimulate market demand. This is a hands-on role, working closely with our team of Area Sales Managers.   

Your role will include:

  • Support the strategy to develop battery business within the large pro end users in the region.
  • Carry out demonstrations with STIHL products, to dealers, prospects, large end users and local authorities. 
  • Participate in trade and regional shows to promote STIHL product solutions
  • Develop detailed knowledge of battery product range/understand the training requirements.
  • Support sales growth in parts and accessories with the pro large end users.
  • Maintain records using sales management system.

The Person:

We are looking for a hardworking, passionate and adaptable individual with fantastic communication skills who can sell, train, educate and support our customers.

Key requirements include:

  • Driving licence and willingness to travel with nights away
  • Confident presenter, with the ability to communicate effectively
  • Experience of retail management in grocery, garden or DIY
  • Previous experience of working in retail, events or marketing
  • Experience of STIHL products and working in the garden machinery or power tool industry would be advantageous
  • Effective time management and planning.
  • Self-motivated and target-oriented MS Office skills and competent in the use of business systems
  • sed close to Hampshire, Berkshire or Surrey and able to travel extensively A passion for customer service and a proven ability to problem solve

The Benefits:

As well as an attractive salary plus bonus you will receive a company vehicle (van), phone, laptop, iPad, tools, branded PPE. You will also benefit from:

  • Training and continuous support to develop in the role and perform at a high standard
  • Generous contributory pension plan 22 days holiday, increasing each year up to 25 days
  • Private health and dental care
  • Staff discount on STIHL products
  • Subsidised gym membership and Cycle to Work Scheme

This is a business that is committed to the development of all employees and successful individuals will enjoy considerable opportunities for future advancement.

For more information and to apply please contact:


Name - Nick Hester        

Telephone - 01275 813030

Email - 


Reference: NH/86872


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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