Area Sales Manager

A rare opportunity for an Area Sales Manager based in the South East to join a market leading manufacturer of packaging and process machinery supplied to the food industry. Taking over an established and on target sales area, full pre and post sales technical support will enable you to concentrate on business development and account management.

SALARY: up to £45,000

BENEFITS:
· OTE: £20,000, open ended
· Audi or BMW
· Pension & Health schemes

LOCATION: Covering the South East of England

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Basildon, Maidstone, Croydon, Crawley

JOB SPECIFICATION: Area Sales Manager / Business Development Manager / Account Manager - Packaging & Process Machinery : Food

A classic area sales role in the South East with a mix of account management 50% & business development 50% taking over a well established and over target area. Full pre sales technical support & after order project management support means you will be free to concentrate on sales and account management. This role is available as the previous incumbent has retired.

REQUIREMENTS: Area Sales Manager / Business Development Manager / Account Manager - Packaging & Process Machinery : Food

· You MUST have a current and proven track record of success in either external or internal sales for an industrial / technical / engineering manufacturer
· You will ideally have sold capital equipment and/or have sold to the food industry
· You will ideally be a qualified mechanical or electrical/electronic engineer
· Lastly you will be enthusiastic and ambitious and will be willing and able to develop new business alongside managing and developing existing accounts

THE COMPANY:

A very well established and market leading manufacturer of packaging and process machinery systems including both hardware and software with an average order value of circa £70,000 selling to both blue chip and SME food manufacturers who are currently restructuring in order to continue their impressive growth and their position as market leader

PROSPECTS:

Are excellent. Success in this Area Sales Manager role could mean promotion to a Key Account Management role in 3 to 5 years as the company like to promote from within.

INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application.

Please Note : Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

REF: MT