Area Sales Manager - Midlands

Midlands

Confidential

Reporting to the Senior Business Manager and covering the Midlands region, you will be primarily accountable for developing and growing existing accounts whilst prospecting new clients to join the growing portfolio. The role will require you to manage your own diary.

Area Sales Manager - Midlands

We're looking for a talented Area Sales Manager to work for our client.

They want to recruit someone with a demonstrable background in Account Management and B2B sales from a chemical or ingredient background.

If that's you, you could be precisely what they're looking for.

The Role:

The Area Sales Manager role is field-based. Reporting to the Senior Business Manager and covering the Midlands region, you will be primarily accountable for developing and growing existing accounts whilst prospecting new clients to join the growing portfolio. The role will require you to manage your own diary.

You will split your time around the region whilst visiting the head office in the West Midlands and working remotely.

In the job, you'll be tasked with the following:

  • Managing existing accounts, ensuring a high level of customer service, communication, order processing, problem-solving etc
  • An element of cold calling as well as generating your own leads via internet research/social media/press, and other channels
  • Working to set KPIs and targets

The Candidate:

The ideal person for this Area Sales Manager role will have a relevant background in Account Management and B2B sales from a chemical or ingredient background. You'll also need an experience in B2B, B2C and Account Management.

Plus, it's vital that you've got a background in prospecting for new clients to drive sales growth.

In addition, you'll need the following:

  • Good time management
  • Attention to the details
  • Strong communication skills
  • A hunter mentality to win new business
  • A team player and can-do attitude

You'll also need to be happy to stay away from home to effectively maximise working hours and sales opportunities and be passionate, confident and friendly.

Does that sound like you? If so, we'd love to see your CV.

You will also need a full driving licence for this role. Please do not apply if you do not have one.

This position could be right for you if you want to work as any of the following: Business Development Manager, Sales Manager, Nation Account Manager or Key Account Manager.

The Package:

Although confidential at this stage, an excellent salary is on offer for the Area Sales Manager position.

You can also earn an extra bonus if you hit your personal targets.

You'll also get the following benefits with the role:

  • Company car
  • Laptop
  • Mobile

Full details of the package on offer will be revealed once we receive your application.

The Company:

The business you'll be working for is a specialist distributor of ingredients and chemicals to the food, pharmaceutical, personal care, sports nutrition and industrial sectors. Operating from their state-of-the-art BRC accredited distribution centre in the West Midlands, customer focussed, providing their niche products for nearly 20 years.

Interested? If you think you're suitable for this Area Sales Manager role, click the 'Apply Now' button, send us your CV, and we'll consider you for the first round of interviews.

This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Food Recruit can only process applications from candidates who are current residents and eligible to work in the UK. Whilst we will try to contact you following your application, due to the high volume of applications, this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days, unfortunately, your application has not been successful, but we may keep your details on file for future opportunities.

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