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Area Sales Manager – South

Cavendish Maine
South UK
up to £35,000 (DOE) + bonus + company car + tax free daily lunch allowance
Closing date
5 Jul 2024

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

The Company:

  • Our client is a well-established arts and crafts company. They supply the retail trade with a fantastic range of creative and innovative, arts, crafts, stationery, gifts, and accessories for both children and adults alike.


The Role:

  • The Area Sales Manager will be responsible for managing and developing sales strategies across a territory covering the South of England (postcodes: BH, BN, BR, CR, CT, GU, GY, JE, KT, ME, PO, RG, RH, SM, SO, TN).
  • Responsible for sales to independent retail customers that range from gift, greetings, stationery, toy, garden centres and tourist attractions, this position will manage and develop a large range of existing customers whilst actively developing new business across an area that has excellent potential to grow.


The Person:

Candidates from other product categories or those seeking their first role in field sales with the following key skills will also be considered:


  • A proven track record in sales and achieving targets.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • The ability to work independently and remotely.
  • Knowledge of the local market and customers is helpful but not necessary.



up to £35,000 (DOE) + bonus + company car + tax free daily lunch allowance


Consultant: Rina Gokani or Shelley Velati

Reference: RG/86883


Sector: Arts and Crafts



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 for 6 months, 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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