Area Sales Manager

  • FT Perm
  • Leeds

 Andy File Associates Limited is working as a Recruitment Agency on behalf of our client with regards this permanent position.

Main responsibilities include:

• Establishing and maintaining comprehensive knowledge and understanding of hydraulics, technical/products/service & repairs
• Developing an understanding of the company products and services, customers, competitors and the business environment
• Seeking and analysing local market Intelligence and Information about potential and existing customers to develop and deliver sales, profit targets and objectives
• Arranging and attending customer meetings
• Sourcing new leads and customers through cold calling, emails or other means of business development
• Retaining existing clients and building on existing business
• Selling products and services and upselling customers if required
• Recording and tracking sales, meetings and other data using Customer Relationship Management software
• Producing reports at regular intervals for management
• Staying on top of local sales, business and marketing trends to identify new opportunities for sales in the area
A successful Area Sales Representative will have various prerequisite skills and qualifications that generally include:
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Excellent knowledge of the product or service they are selling
• Ability and confidence to upsell customers and clients
• Proficiency with sales software, particularly CRM (customer relationship management) systems
• Excellent customer service and client-care skills
• Ability to identify emerging markets and new sales opportunities
• Ability to analyse sales data and prepare sales reports
• Self-motivated and able to work independently
• Strong organisational skills
• Proven track record of selling


Area Sales Rep: Salary £25,000 – £35,000 dependent on experience. Car allowance 22 days holiday plus stats rising to 26 days plus stats. 1 for ever extra years’ service, standard pension scheme. Travel 85% of the time locally but you cover the whole of the UK. account management and new business development 2 other Area Sales Managers split East and West Leeds currently. Hydraulic knowledge or mechanical interest/bias preferred but not essential.
We are looking to recruit a driven, passionate and self-motivated Area Sales Representative to join our established team.


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