Area Sales Manager

Recruiter
The SmartList
Location
Blackpool
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
15 May 2018
Closes
18 May 2018
Category
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
TITLE: Area Sales Manager

LOCATION: Lancashire/ South Cumbria territory

SALARY & BENEFITS: ££ Negotiable dependant on experience & structured bonus scheme & company car (Mobile phone, tablet, mileage paid etc.)

WORKING HOURS: Monday – Friday 8.00am – 5.00pm (some flexibility required)

THE COMPANY: Our client is one of the largest and longest established suppliers of products to the catering trade in the north of England and southern Scotland.

They are currently looking for an Area Sales Manager in the Lancashire/ South Cumbria area (Blackpool, Preston, Kendal, Lancaster,(M6 Corridor))

THE ROLE: Area Sales Manager in the Lancashire/ South Cumbria area

Reporting directly to the Sales Director the Area Sales Manager will travel around the allocated Territory to develop and grow your territory by calling regularly on existing customers whilst also spending time canvassing for new accounts in a professional manner

RESPONSIBILITIES: Area Sales Manager in the Lancashire/ South Cumbria area
• Promote product range and level of service to new & existing clients whilst informing customers of new products, promotions, etc.
• Deal with customer queries or complaints helpfully and politely and pass them on to the relevant departments
• Liaise with the accounts department and credit control to assist with all aspects of account management
• Complete all paperwork fully and punctually to include call sheets, new account forms and monthly expenses
THE CANDIDATE: Area sales Manager in the Lancashire/ South Cumbria area
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in field sales in the Food/Catering or Hospitality trade/ Industry with the understanding and past experience of managing their own area.
The successful Area Sales Manager will be self-motivated and a well organised individual with the experience of appointment making and can hit the ground running.
Key experience essential for the role of the Area Sales Manager -(Lancashire/South Cumbria area)- Blackpool, Preston, Kendal, Lancaster, etc. (M6 Corridor)

• Previous/Proven experience working in a Field Sales role from the Food/Catering or Hospitality industry
• Full UK Driving Licence
• Great communication skills
• Computer literate
• Live within a commutable distance of sales territory. (Lancashire/South Cumbria area)- Blackpool, Preston, Kendal, Lancaster, etc. (M6 Corridor)

If successful you will be required to work around the Lancashire/South Cumbia area. Ideal locations to be based in would be Blackpool, Preston, Kendal, Lancaster, etc. (M6 Corridor)

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