Area Sales Manager

Recruiter
Logan Lewis
Location
Based Between Manchester - Wolverhampton
Salary
£45000 - £50000/annum Car, Phone, Laptop & Healthcare
Posted
13 Jul 2017
Closes
12 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The following details cover what is desired for the ideal candidate:

Site – As this role requires the management of sales from the production sites located in Wolverhampton and Manchester, the location is less important than the familiarity of the geographical area as the successful candidate will work between the two sites.

Reporting structure – Directly to the Group Sales Director and to the Board thereafter.

Hours of work – full time, standard hours.

Responsibilities:
To generate additional new sales both personally and through supporting, managing and mentoring a small existing external sales team that resides within the 2 sites highlighted.

To have the necessary skill sets which enables you to identify appropriate sales growth and retention opportunities within the current customer base.

You must then be able to demonstrate the ability to strategically create and execute a plan for the development and retention of the customer base whilst maximising a profitable return at all times.

Geography:
There is a significant opportunity to grow current sales across the Midlands belt area from the M1 to Merseyside as supported by our sites in Wolverhampton and Manchester.

The Candidate:
The successful candidate would be a confident, dynamic and energetic self-starter who will possess a high level of self-initiative combined with a strong motivation to succeed on a personal and company level.

It is expected, but not a pre-requisite, that the candidate would be educated to degree level.

The ability to progress a long term career strategy would be of interest to the candidate within which would be an enthusiasm to increase their knowledge within any appropriate areas.

The candidate should be used to working within commercial targets and be able to present this information on an as required to basis to the board of directors.

A good basic usable understanding of computer technology, including but not exclusively – word, excel & PowerPoint etc. Additionally, the candidate must possess some knowledge and have an appreciation of the various tools used within marketing B2B as well as the use of various social media platforms.

Experience:
The successful candidate will be operating within the B2B environment for a minimum of 5 years at a senior sales level and should possess and be able to demonstrate excellent man management skills.

The Package:
The successful candidate will become part of a friendly team within a growing business whose primary aim is to profitably provide its customers with good quality products within an environment of providing exemplary customer service at all times.

An attractive salary package is available to the right candidate this being wholly dependent upon experience and ability.

A fully expensed company car would be provided.

A fully expensed business mobile phone & laptop would be provided.

Other benefits such as healthcare could be for consideration subject to the candidates current circumstances in this regard