Area Sales Managers

We are currently seeking energetic, driven and focused individuals to join our UK based commercial teams. We have two field based opportunities within the SOUTH EAST region and within the NORTH OF ENGLAND available.

The roles will develop the business across the canine and equine trade for the Company, in particular to specialised merchants and wholesalers alike, delivering product portfolio growth by increasing distribution, growing market share and increasing profitability within the feed market.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To develop monthly commercial plans on how the business will grow within specified areas
  • To ensure all enquiries and quotations are followed up promptly and pursued to a conclusion
  • To report progress on a weekly and monthly basis in terms of meeting objectives, progress and performance volume, profit and sales mix targets, plus attending and participating fully in monthly sales meetings and reviews as necessary
  • To develop and maintain good customer relationships at all times with integrity
  • To recommend the appointment of new customers on both a direct and indirect basis
  • To plan and implement agreed promotional strategies within the specified area in line with budget

Desirable Qualifications:

Degree in relevant subject

Experience Required:

Field sales experience desirable but not essential

Job Essentials:

  • Strong communications skills, ability to interface confidently internally and externally, at all levels is a prerequisite
  • Presentation skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Category/brand knowledge
  • Extensive travel required – ability to develop effective journey plans is essential
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload
  • Delivery of outstanding customer service
  • Demonstrate flexibility, reliability and enthusiasm for the role
  • Take full accountability for all decisions and how they impact the company
  • Strong analytical and interpretation skills across market and account statistics

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Department: Commercial Team


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