UK Sales Manager

Elevation Recruitment Group
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Elevation Recruitment Group are currently looking to speak to experienced UK Sales professionals from a manufacturing background for a role we are recruiting for on behalf of our client based in Sheffield.

This is a well-established business who manufacture steel products for mainly the Food and Pharmaceutical industries on a global basis. The business are looking for someone with strong Field sales experience to manage their key accounts as well as building new business with non-users.

The role will be made up of 70% account management of existing business and 30% new business development. The main remit of this role will be to travel throughout the UK to visit customers and ensure you are promoting the manufacturing capabilities and services that this business offer. You will be expected to present findings and report success on a regular basis back to the Sales and Marketing Manager, as well as presenting your achievements to the Directors.

This role is supporting by an internal sales function who will establish new leads and book appointments on your behalf, it is then up to you to use your technical sales experience and excellent relationship building skills to convert these sales meetings into new business.
As part of the training process you will be expected to develop your knowledge on the production process by spending time with the production team, this will strengthen your approach and ability to deal with technical issues and enquiries from your customers.

To be considered for this role you must meet the following criteria;

*Be a self-starter with the motivation and ambition to work alone as you will be expected to travel the UK on a daily basis, this is a purely field based role
*A background in technical sales, selling a manufactured product in a competitive market
*Previous experience in the steel industry would be highly beneficial to gain understanding of the product materials
*Experience of selling to OEM's and SME's
*Ability to understand CAD drawings
*Excellent communication and presentation skills
*The applicant must be organised and self-disciplined when it comes to administration and reporting.

If you want to discuss this position in more detail, please call Samantha Culling at Elevation Recruitment Group on .

Elevation Recruitment Group's Sales division work with a vast range of businesses across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midlands regions. For this role and other similar Sales positions, visit