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Date Added: Tue 27/04/2021

Area Sales Manager

Portsmouth, UK
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Company: APPLY GATEWAY

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £32500 - £35000 / annually

A fantastic Area Sales Manager opportunity has arisen to join this leading global company. Based in the UK you will be supplying luxury cover materials into a mix of businesses. Working with box makers, bookbinders, and designers; this fast-paced exciting role creates the opportunity to support and deliver luxury and sustainable cover materials to highly recognisable brands.
 
BASIC SALARY: £32,500 - £35,000
 
BENEFITS:
· OTE: £35,000 - £38,000
· Company Car
· Mobile
· iPad
· Laptop
· 23 Days Holiday
 
LOCATION: Milton Keynes
 
COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Bristol, Oxford, Cambridge, Southend, Luton, Swindon, Watford, Southampton, Portsmouth
 
JOB DESCRIPTION: Area Sales Manager / Business Development Manager - luxury packaging & bookbinding market
 
· Managing a variety of developing and key account business.
· Be skilled at identifying, quantifying, and proposing a plan to gain additional business from existing and new customers and demonstrate the ability to network through clients.
· Create sales opportunities in line with budget.  
· Ensure a professional line is always presented managing customer expectations as appropriate in line with the business priorities.
· Manage the total cost of servicing the account, including the 'hidden' costs.
· Ensure that the customer's SLA is delivered.
· The role is very much a mix of account management and new business.
 
PERSON SPECIFICATION: Area Sales Manager / Business Development Manager - luxury packaging & bookbinding market
 
· A proven track record of success in a face-to-face sales role from any Business-to-Business sector
· Proven networker and can provide evidence of having developed and grown accounts.
· Commercially astute and consultative approach to selling.
· Excellent relationship building and communication skills.
· Have a strong work ethic.
· Strong influencing skills with experience of working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.
· Friendly and confident, able to build warm and lasting relationships.
· Able to demonstrate the ability to self-manage your diary and generate positive client meetings.
· Comfortable attending visits unaccompanied and enjoy social networking with the rest of the team and customers to promote the brand.
 
THE COMPANY:
 
The company have been established for over 100 years and are one of the market leaders in the manufacture and supply of coverings to a wide range of well- known brands and sectors. Globally, they turnover in excess of £50 million of which the UK contributes c£15 million. As well as thousands of products, they are also able to manufacture speciality, bespoke products with an emphasis on sustainability.
 
As a result of increasing demand, we are now seeking an additional Area Sales Manager to establish a strong presence across the Southern England, selling into a range of markets and well-known brands.
 
PROSPECTS:
 
The company have a policy of promoting from within.
 
It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and:  Area Sales Manager, Account Manager, Business Development Manager, Sales Executive, Territory Sales Manager, Key Account Manager, Brand Ambassador, Merchandiser
 
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