Area sales manager
Our client is looking for an External area sales person to help drive sales forward for this leading national electrical wholesaler.
Preferably the successful candidate will have electrical wholesale/distribution/product knowledge and the ability to build relationships with existing customers as well as the drive and enthusiasm to secure new business
We will also keenly consider candidates coming from internal sales who want to make the move to external sales or sales graduates who keen to carve out a progressive sales career.
You will be dealing on a day-to-day basis with Electrical Contractors, Contract Managers, buyers for OEM & end users. It is a demanding yet rewarding job where you will develop close relationships with your customer base.
Key Duties include:
Visiting existing customers on a daily basis to maximise sales opportunities
Prepare and progress quotations.
The achievement of sales targets in relation to turnover and profitability
Business planning and review meetings.
New trading account generation
Pro-active telephone canvassing for appointment generation
To promote the good name of the company on all issues, and further develop relationships with New and existing customers
Effective territory planning in order to maximise customer contact
Ensure continual awareness of new and updated products as necessary
Exploiting all opportunities to supply a wider range of products
Friendly, articulate, energetic, likeable, customer focused with excellent work ethic. You will have the ability to communicate effectively with customers both face to face and over the telephone. You will be well presented with a proven track record of delivering first class customer service at all times.
Experience within an independent or national electrical wholesaler is desirable however the right attitude and willingness to learn is essential.
Real ambition and a desire to succeed would be beneficial as the role offers excellent opportunities to progress in the future.
Competitive basic salary + Bonus + Car
Please only apply if you have previous electrical wholesale or similar customer base experience.