Area Sales Executive - Up to £40k

Recruiter
On Target Recruitment Ltd
Location
Glasgow, Edinburgh, Fife, Stirling, Dundee
Salary
£35000 - £40000/annum Benefits
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Company:

* This International Company have multiple divisions across the Lighting Industry and have a wide range of products covering various areas
* With a continually growing portfolio of products and clients, the Business grows from strength to strength and wishes to add people to the sales team
* The Company offer a fantastic training package for anyone joining them with extensive product training along with the in-house systems
* There is a wonderful working environment to be enjoyed by anyone working with this Business, a great level of teamwork ensuring that there is a lovely atmosphere throughout your day
* As a progressive Company they offering fantastic career progression for the right individual that works hard and wants to develop within the Lighting Industry

The Role:

* Selling a selection of their decorative LED Lighting into Electrical Wholesalers
* As an Area Sales Executive you will be an advisor to the client base you will assist them with your expert knowledge and opinion on the product range and selection to best suit the Electrical Wholesale environment
* With a very large lighting product range extending to over 500 variants of products, you will never be short of options to expertly advise the customer on, assisting them with in selecting a product range to be placed within Electrical Wholesalers
* Selling directly to the Electrical Wholesale route to market, they will decide on which products to carry across their store and will have the products branded to match the corporate identity that is required by them
* You will be managing a wealth of existing business accounts that are currently totalling over £1million in turnover a year

* Though there is a wealth of account management, there will be a focus to increase sales on the territory through business development

The Ideal Person:

* It is essential that anyone applying for this role has a very good level of experience with Account Management and preferably selling through Electrical Wholesalers OR working for an Electrical Wholesaler
* Someone who has worked in a field based position for an Electrical Wholesaler that is looking for the step up would be considered
* You must have previous experience with the lighting industry, ideally selling to Wholesale or selling an electrical product to the same route to market OR selling lighting out of an Electrical Wholesaler
* You will need to have a natural ability to build relationships with clients and assist in growing the overall spending of the regions accounts through your expert advice and professional manner
* The person applying for this role will need to be a bright and intelligent character that can work well as an individual but also works well in a team environment
* Having a strong sales skills to promote business development and maintain Account management
* Anyone applying for this role needs to be a quick learner and have the ability to take on information regarding the product range and Company information
* It is very important that you have a high level of computer literacy with Microsoft Office packages and can present information in a clear and effective manner to a broad range of clients

Consultant: Darren Wrigley

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