Wholesale Account Manager – South West

Vacancy ID: 2410

Date Posted: 09/04/2017

Company Description

Manufacturer and distributor of electrical accessories, lighting and low voltage distribution equipment

Job Title

Wholesale Account Manager

Responsible To

Regional Sales Manager

Location/Area

South West (BS, BA, TA, EX, PL, TQ, TR, DT, BG, SP, SN, GL)

Salary

Up to £35k dependant on candidate calibre & experience

Bonus Scheme

30% on target plus overs potential

Benefits

Car Allowance (£500 per month + Fuel, company will rent a car for first three months if needed to allow bedding in period), iPhone, Laptop, healthcare, pension

Principle Responsibilities

You will work in conjunction with the existing ASM on the patch to maintain & increase profitable sales of the company’s product range with National & Independent Electrical Wholesalers.

You will liaise directly with key decision makers such as Branch Managers, Assistant Manager and Branch buyers to ensure that all sales opportunities are maximised and that the area continues to grow.

The position offers a great opportunity for somebody to make their first steps into manufacturing sales with a forward thinking and rapidly growing UK manufacturer.

Ideal Candidate

You will be a professional and hungry sales person who is currently employed within the electrical sector, either in Wholesaling looking to make that ‘step up’ or with a smaller manufacturer looking to join a larger business.

You will have the drive and desire to manage the demands of the electrical wholesalers and the sales ability to build long term relationships and gain business from the specification arena where possible.

Our customer is looking for a professional sales person with tenacity, drive, desire, ambition, excellent negotiation skills and an assertive nature. The ability to work in a business which is growing at an exceptional rate and the change that brings is a must.

There is potential in the future for the area to be split and for the successful candidate to become a fully-fledged ASM managing their own territory.

Reason for Vacancy

Addition to team

Company Background

Over 60 years experience in the manufacture and distribution of electrical accessories, with an enviable reputation for quality, safety and performance of all the products it supplies to its many customers.

Current UK turnover circa £130m.