Sales Manager - OTE 1st Year 50k

Recruiter
RECRUITMENT GENIUS
Location
Retford
Salary
£36000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
07 Jul 2017
Closes
06 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This leading supplier of quality LED lighting is recruiting a new Sales Manager as the company has recently secured a large deal. This is regards to new ground breaking technology within the lighting industry. They are expecting this to explode into the market and storm the led market. The successful candidate must have a strong reliable background in dealing with senior Directors within the electrical wholesale sector, Knowledge about LED products is preferable but not essential.

The Successful candidate must have proven experience with dealing within the Electrical wholesale sector or be familiar with LED lighting within this arena. Be able to handle large accounts, Liaise with internal and external sales teams.

Have the ability to assess the strengths and weaknesses of the sales team.

Monitor the program on 200+ accounts across all domestic sales channels and pinpoint ways to penetrate new markets within the electrical wholesale market

Meet with clients to discuss their evolving needs and to assess the quality of their company's relationship with them.

Develop and implement new sales initiatives, strategies and programs to capture key demographics.

A Sales Manager receives all manners of information -- from verifiable facts to rumours. It is important to be able to see the relevance of these sound bites of information, be able to draw conclusions that fit the facts, and to analyse a problem to understand root causes.

Having analysed the available information in a given situation, they must then judicially weigh the evidence in order to decide on the best course of action. Most decisions involve a balance of advantages and disadvantages, and so they should be comfortable with trade offs.

What is clear to a sales manager must be made clear to others. Sales managers should ask themselves what each individual needs to know and why, and what reaction they expect from them.

The sales manager can reach goals by their deadlines. They know what to do when performance deviates from plan, and executes corrective measures.

The best managers possess the desire to develop from a boss into a genuine leader. They should also ensure that people enjoy working for them and demonstrate good team building skills.

A sales manager should have an exceptional understanding of their area. They should continuously strive to improve that knowledge and keep up-to-date.

Check for a sound understanding of modern management techniques applicable to their field. Someone who continually develops management skills is a must.

Strong sales managers approach situations maturely and demonstrate a great deal of common sense.

Provide daily report of field sales success and communicate VOC data to the Directors

10+ years' B2B sales experience Preferred but not essential.

At least 4+ years proven leadership in a sales position

Provide a Track record of superior performance metrics