Area Sales Manager, New Business

  • £30,001 - £40,000
  • Southampton
  • This position has been filled.
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 dep. on exp + Benefits, Car, Bonus
  • Hours: 37.5 hours 8.30 - 5.00

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

Our client is a leading hydraulic and pneumatic equipment supplier and is now looking for an Area Sales Manager with industry knowledge and experience to predominantly develop new business and maximise opportunities within existing client accounts.  This is not an office based role and you will be responsible for new business development so will need to be tenacious, highly organised, self motivated and a team player who is also able to work independently on their own initiative.

It is essential you have knowledge and experience of selling hose and hydraulic equipment as you will be selling the full range of products to new customers as well as maintaining and expanding existing customer accounts to national level.  Strong negotiation skills are required as you will be providing cost estimates and pricing to new and existing clients so market trends and industry awareness are paramount in order to maximise sales of the product range to all your accounts.

  • Must be able to work well under pressure,
  • Are a team player as you will liaise regularly with internal colleagues,
  • Are self confident with excellent communication skills both verbal and written,
  • Strong negotiation and good presentation skills are also necessary as you will participate in trade fairs and exhibitions from time to time.

So if you are flexible and reliable with knowledge and experience of selling hose and hydraulic equipment and have the skills outlined above together with a clean driving licence and are looking for your next exciting career move then please apply now!

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Tagged as: 'can do' attitude, Business Development, Dealing With Enquiries, Flexible, Hitting Targets, New Sales