Role details

Area Sales Manager

Birmingham   •   £30,000 - £40,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Opportunity for a winning sales individual to make their mark
  • Chance to join a growing company who represents highly recognisable brands

About Our Client

My client represents more than 25,000 products that are used to decorate and build your home. From their humble beginnings almost a hundred years ago, they have maintained excellent rapport with their customers as a result of their family-business values and keeping up to date with trends in the industry.

Having recently acquired one of the most well-known brands in the industry and having established a partnership with one of the biggest buying groups on the market, they are looking for an enthusiastic sales person whose main drive is to not just achieve but to exceed their targets.

Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an organisation who will reward you handsomely for your hard work and dedication to the role. Your day to day tasks will include, but not be limited to:

  • Meeting with Branch Managers and in some cases Stakeholders to build rapport and generate sales
  • Establishing yourself as my client's representative amongst existing customers (40%)
  • Spotting new opportunities for business (60%)
  • Provide customer quotations
  • Almost doubling revenue in 18 months-2 years
  • Provide sales, journey plan and call reports
  • Increase your market knowledge and share this with the rest of the business

The Successful Applicant

My client has ambitious plans for growth over the next 2 years and are therefore looking for someone highly driven to get on board with this. The successful applicant will possess the following criteria:

  • Demonstrable success in previous sales role(s)
  • Self-motivated, energetic, eager to learn and with a passion for sales
  • Unfazed by meeting with Stakeholders
  • Will challenge the status quo
  • Commercially astute
  • Consultative approach to sales
  • Ideally possesses a degree
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Experience selling to merchants or showrooms ideal but not essential
  • Knowledge of the above industries a plus

What's on Offer

Area Sales Manager, £30-40k (dependent upon experience) + competitive bonus and company car

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