Area Sales Manager

  • Job Reference: RE0645AM
  • Date Posted: 13 February 2020
  • Recruiter: Rise Executive Search
  • Location: Dartford, Kent
  • Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Bonus Car Pension Expenses Mobile etc
  • Sector: Engineering, Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Brewin
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01623 640544

Job Description

South East Area Sales Manager circa £45K plus inc OTE Generous Commission & Bonus + Car + Benefits Package

We have a superb opportunity for someone to join the sales team of our Client as an Area Sales Manager operating in the Industrial Electrical & Electronics sector in the South East of England region. Due to expansion, you would be joining a successful and growing business and this further development of the sales team will see you taking over a newly created sales territory with existing accounts, to further develop new business. Suitable locations include Essex, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Greater London, Kent, Hertford.

The role will encompass driving existing business whilst developing new business across Panel Builders, System Integrators, O.E.M’s, End Users in the territory. The successful Sales Engineer will have responsibility for the company's full enclosure product portfolio.

As the successful candidate you will have a proven successful field sales background as a Sales Engineer, Sales Representative, Sales Executive, in the electrical sector, you will be a natural relationship builder with a high level of energy and drive, a consistent achiever and a customer service focussed attitude. You will also possess the following:

Skills & expertise

  • Possibly but not essential a relevant technical qualification in an electrical or mechanical discipline.

  • Or significant sales experience and track record in the Electrical Sector, preferably with Panel Builders, Systems Integrators and other OEM’s

  • The ability to work to a business plan

  • Full responsibility for revenue targets for the area

  • PC & Internet literate with a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

  • Sales presentation skills. (One to one and group)

  • Strong communication skills and with the ability to deal with people up to director level.

  • Experience at dealing with sales through distributors and wholesalers

  • Be able to demonstrate sound levels of literacy and numeracy.

  • Strong organisation and administrative skills.

  • The ability to express themselves effectively and concisely, both verbally and in writing. 

    Suitable location in the South East of England with good access to the M25,London, Luton, Bedford, Milton Keynes, Watford, Cambridge, Colchester, Barnet, Hackney, St Albans, Hatfield, Harlow, Brentwood, Dartford, Staines, Harrow, Barking, Lewisham, Bromley, Hounslow. Croydon, Slough, Reading. This is a Field based sales role working form a home office approx 1 day per week with the other 4 days visiting customers. 

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