Field Sales

Posted 1 February by We Are SSG

REF: PJ0000336

Sales Manager (Timber & Builders Merchants) - South East

Salary £30-50K + Bonus + Car + package.

My client is an independent business with several branches across the South East and London. They have developed a notable name for themselves within their field. They are seeking a talented Area Sales Manager with proven business development skills and ideally from a Merchant background.

The role - Area Sales Manager - Will be to cover your core patch working with small to medium House Builders and Contractors.

The candidate - You should have industry experience and have the credentials to deliver and be able to account manage and thrive on building bridges and bringing in new business. We require a seasoned individual with a strong and proven track record of delivery. You will be expected to hit the ground running, so you Must have a full locker of contacts and links within the industry.

Key responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Area Sales Manager or Field Sales Manager
  • Following up new business opportunities and setting up meetings
  • Establishing and maintaining working relationships
  • Dealing with existing accounts and bringing through new ones
  • Communicating new product developments to prospective clients
  • Provide General Managers with feedback
  • Responsible for your own lead generation and appointment setting
  • Respond to tenders and requests for information in a timely manner

Skills and Interests:

  • Good business sense
  • Understanding the market and competitor’s products
  • Good communication skills both writing and verbal
  • Be self-motivated but also able to work as part of a team
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Good negotiation skills and persuasiveness
  • Confidence in presenting to a large group of people
  • Have initiative and enterprise
  • Enjoy networking and meeting new people
  • Driving License essential

Hours: Monday to Friday Only

Experience: A minimum 3 / 5 years Area Sales or Field Sales Experience working within the Timber or Building sector.

If you are looking for a new venture and have the key experience, we require - then we would welcome to hear from you.

Application question

Do you have external sales exp in either a Timber or Builders Merchants?

Reference: 33678026

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