Sales Manager

Posted 5 April by We Are SSG Easy Apply

UK Sales Team Manager (Telesales) - Epping £50,000 - £60,000

A fantastic opportunity up for grabs with a leading hard-goods brand !


Our client is one of Britain’s biggest suppliers of electrical & mechanical workshop tools and machinery.

The Role:

The UK Sales Team Manager will manage, motivate and develop the telesales team selling to our national database of dealers/ distributors. Markets covered include automotive, hire, builder’s merchants, industrial supplies and many more.

Principle responsibilities and duties:

  • Managing the sales team and all sales activities within the company.
  • Motivating staff and leading the team to achieve sales targets.
  • Interviewing and selecting new members of the sales team.
  • Carrying out sales training with sales executives.
  • Ensuring all administration for sales is completed effectively.
  • Setting sales targets and activity key performance indicators.
  • Reporting on progress towards sales KPI’s.
  • Liaising with other departments within the company.
  • Chasing leads and following up on opportunities to generate sales.

Key Skills required:

  • Proven track record of successfully managing in-house telesales teams, ideally selling technical or hard goods to stockists rather than end users.
  • Solid experience selling at national level.
  • Experience of construction/engineering sales would be advantageous
  • Strong time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Computer literate with Microsoft Office systems
  • Experience negotiating wholesale trade agreements with national builder’s merchants, buying groups or major DIY companies would be ideal
  • Highly motivated with a drive to succeed and a passion for sales.


  • Annual salary review
  • Bonuses twice yearly
  • 20 days holiday
  • Company Contribution Pension scheme with Life Assurance
  • Daily lunch option
  • On-site parking

Required skills

  • DIY
  • Retail
  • Telesales

Reference: 34839974

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