Territory Manager - South West
- Post Date:9th February 2022
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As a Territory Manager, you will develop and drive the business strategy for PPG Trade Direct segment, to stimulate improved sales, margin and market share performance.
Covering postcode areas: BS, EX, PL, TA, TQ & TR. Role will be based in Bristol at least twice a week.
- Build and implement a sales strategy that improves sales, margin and market share growth.
- Establish sales objectives by forecasting and developing annual and monthly sales quotas; projecting expected sales volume and profit for existing and new products.
- Sell Company products and promotions to new and existing customers with adherence to pricing architecture, and with the responsibility for the achievement of monthly and annual sales and margin targets.
- Build, develop and maintain positive relationships with all internal and external partners.
- Maintain customer records and interactions as appropriate and in accordance with company guidelines using Clientlink/CRM.
- Execute the PPG preferred selling machine methodology, principles and processes.
- Maintain regular customer contact in line with journey plans to improve sales and maintain customer intimacy.
- Ensure any customer complaints are resolved in a timely and satisfactory manner
- Ensure that customer accounts are settled on a timely basis, and keep customers within their credit terms to maintain business liquidity.
- Ensure that all administrative tasks, including reporting and recording, are completed and submitted within timescales and to required standard to allow management to review.
- Proven track record of working within a professional selling environment.
- Ability to communicate at all levels, a proficient negotiator and a strong teammate.
- PC literate and numerate with high levels of attention to detail.
- Excellent written, oral and customer presentation skills.
- Full driving licence and willingness to travel within the UK.
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