Area Sales Manager

We are looking to expand and complement our team with the appointment of tenacious Area Sales Manager who can effectively target the construction market across the South Midlands & South East of the UK.

SALARY: £30,000- £40,000 dependent on experience

BENEFITS: Commission, Company Car, Contributory Pension, 31 days holiday, DIS, Mobile, Laptop

LOCATION: South East/ South Midlands

BASED: Field Based

Ultimately you will be a hunter, thrive on the chase and have the knowhow to close a sell. You’ll be a shrewd operator who can identify commercially opportunities, demonstrate how we will add value and grow effective long-term partnerships.


You will be joining a division that can offer career progression, exposure to new challenges and senior mentoring for individual development. A place where you will be given the autonomy to run your territory as if it was your own business and part of a team that support and share knowledge so that you may carve a career within a large organisation.


Whilst directly reporting to Head of Sales, your focus will be to:
*Map out opportunities within the construction/ civil engineering market across the South East / South Midlands area.
*Target, assess and secure profitable business through Major Contractors, Manufacturers, Architects and Local Authorities.
*Expand existing accounts through single site revenue, networking across multiple sites, group opportunities and projects.
*Explore cross selling opportunities and where we can add mutual value.
*Become an expert with your field where you are seen as the go to within your territory.

REQUIREMENTS – Area Sales Manager

To be successful in your application you must be happy to work in a field based role across the South East/ South Midlands territory with the flexibility to stay away from home when required (average twice a week).


Already have a proven track record in successful operating within a field sales role selling a technically bias product or solution.
This may include but not limited to chemicals, coatings, waterproofing, tools, fixings, concrete, pigments, dyes, epoxy resins, sealants, ready mix, facades, fibres, adhesives, soft flooring, hard flooring, grinding aids, cement, precast or grouts.

However if you have the drive and ambition we are genuinely open on background having seen members shine from both Industrial and Commercial sales backgrounds.


*Being a commercially astute individual who is driven by generating new business.
*Displaying strong communication capabilities with a persuasive manner who can naturally converse at all levels.
*Exhibiting a naturally inquisitive mind with a sharp eye for detail and identifying opportunities.
*Holding a valid UK driving licence.

Although the role has been advertised as an Area Sales Manager you may have also have been or worked in the following roles or industries: Business Development Manager, Territory Sales Manager, Construction, Technical Sales Manager, Civil, Automotive, Technical Support Manager, Structural, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, Sales Engineer, Industrial, Commercial, UK Sales Manager, Commercial Manager, Packaging, Pharmaceutical, Divisional Manager, Medical, Technical Engineer, Head of Sales, Defence, Regional Sales Manager, Aerospace or Pre Sales Manager.

Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Clare Gibson quoting Area Sales Manager, reference CG1709-30 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683330 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.