Area Sales Manager

Rustins
  • Post Date: 3rd December 2019
Job Overview
Summary:
  • Due to an internal promotion, we seek an Area Sales Manager to manage the Southwest England sales territory
  • This role has lots of autonomy to grow the territory while working with enthusiastic colleagues
  • Flexible and supportive environment
  • Ability to work hard and reap rewards from that work with minimal bureaucracy
  • Compensation package includes a base salary, unlimited commission and periodic bonuses based on specific objectives
  • Reporting to the National Field Sales Manager, your key contacts will be customers, other Area Sales Managers, senior management at Rustins, the internal sales administration team, and the technical marketing teams
  • Rustins owns a portfolio of leading niche household care brands including Rustins, Briwax, Antiquax, Brummer, Bondaglass, Oven Mate, Lord Sheraton and Big D
  • Core consumers of our products are households, DIY enthusiasts and trade professionals
  • Our customers and stockists range from the major UK grocers to small independent retailers and include distributors, wholesalers, paints and builders' merchants, and independents
Responsibilities:
  • Manage existing customers in territory
  • Open new accounts in territory
  • Work with National Field Sales Manager to implement sales initiatives
Requirements:
  • Field sales experience selling branded non-food products
  • Ability to negotiate and work well with customers and colleagues
  • Have a team-oriented approach
  • Be well organised
  • Have the desire and professionalism to represent Rustins at the highest level with our customers
Preferred:
  • Fields sales experience with FMCG/food/non-food products
  • Understanding of DIY/Paint/Consumer chemical products
  • Managing key accounts
  • Using Excel
Job Detail
  • Salary£36-£45k OTE with commission and bonus plus car, laptop, phone and benefits
  • ExperienceField sales experience selling branded non-food products
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