Area Sales Manager – Decorative Lighting – Up to £40K

On Target Recruitment Ltd
Epsom, Chelmsford, Maidstone, Crawley, Basingstoke
£35000 - £40000/annum £50k OTE
18 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company:

* The Company is a very well known market leader within the Decorative Lighting industry with a turnover in excess of £20million
* Recently, they have moved into a fantastic, purpose built facility enabling them to continue to grow at a staggering rate
* Continual training is provided to all employees to ensure that they are all performing to the highest of standards and are able to fulfil their potential
* There is an excellent atmosphere within the company, with a strong focus placed upon working hard, but having fun whilst doing it

The Role:

* This is a home based role, where you will be selling the company's wide range of high end, decorative lighting products across the South East and East Anglia
* As an Area Sales Manager, you will be selling these innovative lighting solutions into Electrical Wholesalers, Distributors and Independent Retailers
* The company is extremely well known and well respected, and as such, 90% of your targeted turnover will come from existing clients, with a strong focus placed on up selling and increasing the spend of these accounts
* In the role, you will also work closely with the Area Sales Manager on the Hospitality team, who goes out and wins large projects, most of which are back sold through the distribution network

The Ideal Person:

* It is essential that you have previous experience working within a field sales position, ideally with existing distribution relationships across the South East and East Anglia
* The Company is ideally looking for someone who has sold Lighting products to Electrical Wholesalers and other Resellers specifically, however they are open to seeing candidates from a more electrical background
* If you haven't sold into a wholesaler or reseller specifically, it is essential that you have strong Lighting experience and a good understanding of Lighting products
* Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written are essential for the role, as you will be talking to people across all levels

Consultant: Daniel Higgins

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK.

About On Target

On Target Recruitment is one of the UK's leading specialist recruitment agencies. Our consultants specialise in sales, technical and commercial jobs in the Engineering, Construction, Medical, and Business Solutions sectors. We place all levels of personnel, up to Director across the UK and internationally