Field Sales Executive - Greetings Cards and Gifts

Certus Recruitment Group
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Field Sales Executive – Greetings Cards and Gifts
North West and North Wales
31k Base, 41k OTE + Great Benefits

As a leading global Greetings Cards and Gifts company, our client has grown numerous brands that appeal to large audiences. Sold through over 10,000 retailers in Europe alone, their products are far reaching, offer exclusive quality and strong brand awareness. Due to growth, they now have an exciting opening for a field based Sales Executive to cover a large and lucrative North West and North Wales based territory.

As a client facing Sales Executive you will:

  • Develop sales for leading well known brands, maximising vertical distribution
  • Achieve sales volume, brand distribution and new business targets
  • Implement an area action plan to retain, grow and gain a customer base.
  • Create and deliver annual business plans for existing accounts
  • Target independent stores initially, before moving on to national retailers
  • Plan and present initiatives and promotions
  • Travel throughout the North West and North Wales

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be educated to degree level
  • Be intelligent, inquisitive and possess previous experience in a client facing sales role
  • Have experience gained selling to buyers and manufacturers in the retail space (preferred but not essential)
  • Possess business acumen, motivation and a dynamic yet professional approach to sales and account management
  • Have first class communication and presentation skills and the ability to liaise with customers at all levels
  • Have solid territory planning skills.

The successful candidate can expect a base salary of 31k with a first year OTE of 41k plus additional and generous benefits, including all travel expenses.

Certus is an established and experienced specialist Recruitment Group, providing sales, digital, graduate and IT recruitment services to the business community throughout the UK.

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