Our prestigious client is seeking to recruit an experienced Area Sales Manager.
You will contribute to the success of the company’s Refrigeration Division through the delivery of highly developed sales and account management skills. You will have a passion for hitting targets and constantly strive to increase both the client base and sales within accounts whilst always ensuring outstanding customer service.
The ideal candidate will be based around the Manchester/Warrington area.
· Identify and target potential new business and manage all stages of securing business.
· Tracking and administering rebates, turnover figures and turnover per store, thereby identifying selling trends per model and per category.
· Work in harmony with the Sales office organisation and other departments to maximise productivity and reduce costs.
· Communicate effectively with After Sales to ensure a smooth and seamless handover of products to customers.
· Actively develop a network of customer relationships with both new and existing clients.
· Maintain and develop an excellent relationship with existing clients, establishing regular communication to be able to assess any new requirements.
· Maintain an accurate database of all customer contact details.
· Identify the opportunity to supervise product demonstrations at selected customer sites to facilitate the closing of new business deals.
· Takes the initiative to be involved with trade and consumer shows.
The successful candidate will have the following:
- Able to demonstrate previous experience in a similar role or industry
- Able to demonstrate a passion for sales coupled with excellent results
- Outstanding communication skills and can demonstrate how this has been used effectively in a team environment