Area Sales Manager – Western Region

Vacancy ID: 2385

Date Posted: 06/27/2017

Company Description

A UK based subsidiary of a widely known Cable Manufacturer

Job Title

Area Sales Manager

Responsible To

UK Sales Director

Location/Area

Western Region (West Midlands & SW England)

Salary

Negotiable dependant on candidate calibre and experience

Bonus Scheme

Details to be advised at interview stage. Realistic potential to earn up to 30% of base salary

Benefits

Car allowance, health, pension, mobile, laptop

Principle Responsibilities

You will be responsible for increasing profitable sales of the company’s product range predominantly within the Electrical Wholesale channel dealing with the likes of Edmundson Electrical and Rexel as well as the independents.

You will liaise with key decision makers at branch level such as Buyers and Branch Managers to ensure that all sales opportunities are being maximised.

You will also work closely with the branch Sales Representatives in order to liaise directly with their end customers with an aim of continually increasing overall sales.

Ideal Candidate

You will be an experienced sales professional who is currently working within the Electrical Manufacturing or Wholesale marketplace. A knowledge of Electrical Wholesalers on the patch is vital, as is the ability to really build and maintain strong working relationships within the customer types mentioned above.

You will be able to demonstrate a track record of carrying our regular and structured customer visits within the relevant customer base as well as having a strong commercial awareness.

Experience of working with Cable technology will be seen as beneficial but is not essential. Would consider a strong candidate coming from Wholesaling looking to make their first steps into Manufacturing.

Reason for Vacancy

Replacement

Company Background

A UK based subsidiary of a Polish cable manufacturer. Responsible for selling products of the group throughout the UK and Ireland.

Servicing a wide range of customers in the power, distribution and industrial sectors. The product range offered by the company includes, inter alia, middle voltage cables, installation wires, copper and fibre optic telecommunication cables, cables in rubber insulation, fire-resistant cables and wires, overhead wires and high voltage cables up to 400 kV.