S&J UK are looking to recruit an experienced Area Sales Manager to join their busy UK Sales Team. This is an exciting role offering the successful candidate great levels of variety, challenge and opportunity to drive this area of S&J UK.
Reporting directly to the National Field Sales Manager, the Area Sales Manager will hold responsibility for the planning, development and implementation of a sales territory journey plan with the over-riding objective to achieve and exceed the budgeted sales and profitability for their territory.
Day-to-day the successful candidate will serve as the primary contact for all assigned customers within the North West, working with the National Field Sales Manager to develop account strategies and business plans for each customer, leading on all initiatives Including proposals, implementation of key strategies and building key account relationships.
In addition, the post-holder will be responsible for developing and guiding the implementation of account specific business plans; ensuring increased distribution of key product groups across all accounts in line with the marketing initiatives and other business objectives.
To be considered for this role, applicants will have a good level of academic achievement (preferably to BTEC / HND level or equivalent), with proven sales management experience, ideally gained from within the Home Improvements and Garden industry.
The successful candidate will be ambitious, target driven and sales orientated, with excellent commercial awareness, first-class communication / interpersonal and customer service skills. Excellent organisational skills and a sustained capacity for hard work is required; and competent computer skills including the full Microsoft Office package is preferred.
Furthermore, to be considered for this role applicants must be in possession of a valid Full UK driving licence and be comfortable with regular UK travel and periods working away from home.
To apply for this position or to request further information please contact the recruitment team at:
Applicants are required to email their CV and covering letter.