Area Sales Manager

Area Sales Manager - Exceptionally bright graduate ( degree or above ) currently working in their first/second commercial role seeking that next step up the ladder with a world leading manufacturer, part of a rapidly expanding international Group.

BASIC: £35,000 -£45,000 OTE £45,000 - £55,000

BENEFITS: Company Car (Choice of) Group Benefits 25 Days plus Stats

LOCATION: Home based covering the Midlands & Northern UK (Area Northwards of Bristol, Northampton and the Wash), Scotland & Ireland (Northern Ireland & Eire)

COMPANY PROFILE - Area Sales Manager

·We are a market leading manufacturer, part of a £1bn International Group (FTSE 100) that employs 5800 personnel and operates in over 20 countries worldwide
·We manufacture and supply technical components and solutions to elevator manufacturers and associated maintenance & modernisation contractors worldwide
·We have 4 R&D / manufacturing facilities across three continents and 14 sales offices globally
·We have four industry leading brands and in 2017 acquired another market leading brand to add to that portfolio

PERSON REQUIREMENTS - Area Sales Manager

·Industry experience is not required.
·We are interested in recruiting an exceptionally bright graduate (degree qualified or above) currently working in their first/second commercial role (field-based experience desirable but not essential) who wants to join an organisation who will invest heavily in training and developing you to take on greater responsibilities in the future.
·We want an individual who stands out; who has high energy levels and the genuine drive to go the extra mile. Someone who has made a real difference in the current role and is looking for and organisation that will help them develop those natural abilities further.

PROSPECTS - Area Sales Manager

·Succession planning is an integral part of our recruitment process and it is imperative we employ individuals who have the desire and capability to take on greater responsibilities both now and in the future.
·We offer the genuine potential for career development within our company and the group globally. Where possible, we have an active policy of promotion from within and firmly believe in the development of all personnel.

JOB BRIEF - Area Sales Manager

To strengthen our European Sales team, you will:

·Take responsibility for driving sales across the Midlands & Northern UK, Scotland & Ireland for a set of existing, development & target customer accounts (elevator manufacturers and maintenance & modernisation contractors).
·Influence sales to these accounts by gaining specification for our products/solutions via architects, consulting engineers and direct to a select number of national end-users (e.g. major retailers, hotel groups).
·Make frequent visits throughout the region to help drive sales. It is expected that 80% of your time will be spent with customers / travelling to & from them conducting sales / technical presentations / sales negotiations.

Just as a point of reference, it is likely you will be or have currently worked as any of the following - Area Sales Manager, Sales Executive, Sales Engineer, Internal Sales Executive, Internal Sales Engineer, Sales Account Manager. Account Executive and any Customer facing Engineering Roles.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant John Gowen quoting Area Sales Manager and reference JG14946 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683301 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.