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Area Sales Manager - South UK

Published 14 May 2024
£45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
South East England
Job Starts: 14th May 2024

Job Description

Macildowie are working with an established business within the Manufacturing industry looking to recruit an experienced Area Sales Manager.

Good knowledge and experience of capital equipment sales is a must. A technical/engineering background is highly desirable. Detailed product training and support will be given. Reporting to the Sales Director, working from a home base, the role will require sales management of the South of England.

Key responsibilities:

  • Existing customer account and relationship management.
  • Sales growth & business development with new customers.
  • Organising & managing customer machine demonstrations.
  • Occasional attendance at industry related exhibitions
  • Providing detailed, clear technical guidance & justifications to potential customers.
  • Preparing sales documentation including quotations, sales orders and order acknowledgements.
  • Final negotiation and closing of sales.
  • Achieving sales targets.
  • Continual & accurate sales forecasting with established CRM system.
  • Continual update of MSS CRM contacts.
  • Support for PR, regular direct marketing and social media work.

Skills required for the job:

  • Proven track record selling capital equipment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Personable with a 'can do' attitude.
  • Able to work flexible hours with some nights staying away from home if required.
  • Self-disciplined with an ability to work autonomously.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Location suitable to cover the South of the UK.
  • Full UK driving licence.
  • Engineering qualification HND/equivalent or higher is advantageous.

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