Area Sales Manager – South

Job Description:

An excellent opportunity to work on an established area with a market-leading company servicing the builders merchant customer base.

You’ll take on the territory covering the South of England (South West and South East below the M4, including South Wales but excluding London and Kent).

Your focus will be to maintain and increase sales of the products through both existing/new accounts whilst providing field-based support for own label customers and the brand.



Establish, maintain and expand customer base to grow sales of branded products in line with company policies.

Servicing the needs of existing customers.

Explain the features and benefits of product range and services to customers in order to promote and build loyalty for the brand.

Prepare annual business plans to support sales growth on given territory.

Achieve monthly, quarterly, and annual sales / volume targets where designated.

Prepare monthly/quarterly/annual sales and marketing reports as required to include competitor feedback, customer stock availability, market analysis and sales volume/value reports by product/customer.

Ensure that point of sale, literature, product samples, promotional items and any other marketing support items are readily available from stock within the annual budgets.

Organise coordinate and undertake corporate events, presentations and onsite demonstrations / training as required and ensure relevant internal personnel are informed.

Ensure all customer and internal requests received are dealt with correctly and in line with company procedures as required.


About the Company:

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and proactive Area Sales Manager to join the UKs leading manufacturer of flooring adhesives and prep products.

My client are expanding their team as they have seen steady growth and looking for an experienced ASM with merchant experience to join.


Key Skills/Experience Required:

For this Area Sales Manager role my client looking for an experienced Area Sales Manager who is used to selling into the builder’s merchant accounts working with independents and branches of large nationals such as Travis Perkins.


You Will Need:

Proven ability to work independently and remotely

Experience in a field sales role selling to the merchants

Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel & Powerpoint

Ability to use initiative to get results.

Able to work as part of a team.

Good communication skills – verbal and written.



Salary/Benefits Information:

The salary package for the role is up to £50,000, no bonus, car, fuel card, benefits



Rebecca Isaac

Reference: RI/86129


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In the meantime, we would like to thank you for your interest in Cavendish Maine.

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About Cavendish Maine

Cavendish Maine is a team of expert, straight-talking, and talented recruitment professionals with a shared passion to connect employers with the candidates they need to grow their business. With 30 years of experience, we adapt each recruitment process to meet the needs of our clients, through a blend of the very best recruitment practises, delivered with committed focuss on quality, understanding and integrity at every stage.

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