Area Sales Manager - up to £40K basic, £50K OTE

On Target Recruitment
Edinburgh, Midlothian
04 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company:

  • The company is a well known and well respected Manufacturer of Emergency Lighting Solutions, as well as other safety products such as Fire Alarms, CCTV Systems and Door Entry Systems
  • They are a specialist division of a much larger Lighting and Electrical Manufacturer who are owned by an extremely well known global conglomerate
  • Over the past few years, the company has grown in both size and turnover significantly, and all signs show they will continue this trend
  • Due to their significant growth, there are always opportunities for the right individuals to move into a more senior position

The Role:

  • This is a home based role where you will be selling the company's wide range of Lighting and Safety Products across the Scotland Area though most of your business will be based around the M8 corridor
  • As an Area Sales Manager, you will be selling mainly to Electrical Wholesalers, as well as a small amount of Electrical Contractors
  • The company wants to offer progression for the right individuals, and therefore in the first year you will be trained in Lighting design software and Fire Systems Design software
  • This is a mainly business development position as Scotland has not been a focus of their business for some time
  • Whilst you will inherit a small of existing business, you will also be encouraged to actively seek and win new business opportunities

The Ideal Person:

  • It is essential that you have previous experience selling to Electrical Wholesalers, and have a strong understanding of the sales process
  • Ideally, you will also have previous experience selling to Electrical Contractors, however this is by no means necessary
  • Strong experience with a Lighting or Fire Safety Systems product would be ideal, however the company is open to seeing candidates from any Electrical background
  • You must be willing to learn both Lighting Design and Fire Safety Systems Design software, and full in house training will be provided on this
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are essential in the role as you will be communicating with people across all levels

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.

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