Area Sales Manager

Posted 6 April by Nelson Permanent Placement Easy Apply

Nelson Permanent Placements are currently recruiting for an Area Sales Manager to work with their prestigious client in London. Our client is leading supplier within their specialist industry who in recent years has been brought out by a huge international brand meaning opportunities within the group are endless. Our client has a huge focus on employee wellbeing, this great opportunity for the right candidate to join a fantastic business & forward their career.

To be considered for this role you will be a new business hunter and have a proven track record in growing accounts. The successful candidate will report to the Regional Sales Manager and be required to travel to head office & meetings within territory.


  • £30,000-£35,000 + OTE Year 1 £40,000

  • Company Car + Fuel

  • Laptop

  • Phone

  • Company pension

  • Other benefit’s


•To achieve set KPI’s within the sector (to be agreed with the successful candidate) in line with company objectives

•To achieve turnover and profit targets

•To use all systems and data available to carefully identify customer requirements and sales strategy, and to plan all call carefully and methodically

•Record all meetings into the systems provided and work with the Regional Sales Manager to grow business

•To build strong professional relationships with team members

•To develop a high level understanding of the independent sector

•To display a willingness to learn

•To take a positive approach to difficult situations without getting flustered

•To communicate effectively at all levels (Internally & Externally)

•To be creative in their thinking and deliver results

•All employees are expected to live our company values and operate within our policies and procedures.

Skills Required:

  • Proven and successful sales experience in a similar role

  • A good knowledge of the DIY market but not essential

  • Excellent IT skills including experience of CRM systems excel and word.

  • Good communication skills bother oral and written

  • Good problem solving skills

  • Confident in their own ability

  • Strong sense of humour

  • Sociable


  • Must have GCSE’s in Maths & English at Grade C & above

How to Apply:

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Nelson Permanent Placements Ltd. The services of Nelson Permanent Placements Ltd are that of an Employment Agency. Please be advised that our client can only accept applications from candidates who have a valid legal permit or right to work in the United Kingdom. Potential candidates who do not have this right or permit, or are pending an application to obtain this right or permit should not apply as your details will not be processed.

Required skills

  • Area Sales
  • DIY
  • Regional Sales
  • Sales
  • Growing Accounts

Reference: 34844613

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