Area Sales Manager - South West

+ Bonus + Laptop + Car
Ref: 433 Date Posted: Tuesday 09 Aug 2022
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Simon Acres Recruitment are looking for an Area Sales Manager with the ability to sell in the KBB industry. 

This is a permanent position paying up to £42,000 per annum for the right candidate with excellent benefits. Your role would be to deliver growth and profitable sales, whilst maintaining existing customer relationships and expanding the customer base in your designated sales zone.


Your duties will include: 

  • Delivering financial growth targets in line with Company forecast
  • Achieving sales targets for both new and current customers, covering our component and complete product portfolios
  • Preparing monthly information for 1-2-1s with the Sales Director, detailing success areas and opportunities for improvement and development
  • Forwarding plan all customer visits and detail them on the CRM system
  • Ensuring all customer interaction is recorded and managed through the CRM system on a daily basis
  • Providing market feedback covering competitor pricing, product and service provision
  • Managing your time in an efficient manner
  • Building strong relationships with customers, ensuring the retention and development of business, by providing the highest level of service
  • Maintaining and increasing market share of customers in your zone
  • Keeping the company informed of any essential trends/movements within the industry and competitors
  • Analysing reports on your customers’ product sales and trends
  • Managing display product placement and the verification of product displays amongst your customer base 
  • Negotiating rebate schemes with customers
  • Attending Sales meetings, new product launch programmes and exhibitions as required


Candidate specification:

  • Experience of business-to-business selling in the KBB industry
  • Extensive KBB Industry knowledge and experience covering products and markets
  • Proven experience of excellent sales and negotiation skills
  • Have a high level of commercial understanding


You will be supplied with:

  • A company car
  • Laptop/tablet
  • Mobile phone
  • Company credit card


Simon Acres Recruitment are acting as the employment agency in relation to this vacancy.