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Area Sales Manager

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Salary: £30k per year

Location: Coventry, West Midlands

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 28 Feb 2019

Reference: 4284 - Apex SG

Apex Recruitment are currently recruiting for the position of Area Sales Manager for a global market leader in the manufacture of both external and internal thread grinding machines, based in Coventry.

AREA SALES MANAGER – PERMANENT – COVENTRY & OVERSEAS

SALARY: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum

HOURS: 39 hours – day shift

Our Client is currently seeking to recruit an Area Sales Manager to join their expanding team. With a unique offering in a niche market and a world-renowned brand the sales approach of this company is to work closely with their clients, sometimes through agents to clearly understand their requirements and provide the best solution and return on investment. Given the cost and timescale of sales the successful Area Sales Manager will need to be technically proficient in machine tools and have experience of selling high cost solutions.

In return for your experience and skillset our Client is offering a competitive salary in the region of £35,000 - £45,000 per annum alongside a generous 33-day holiday entitlement (inclusive of bank holidays) and the opportunity to benefit from pension and health care schemes.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an Area Sales Manager who is keen to facilitate growth and strong client relationships within a within a forward-thinking global market leader. The responsibilities of the Area Sales Manager:

     Planning and preparing exhibition budget sheets

     Organise and prepare exhibitions to promote the company globally

     Maximise Sale opportunities at exhibitions

     Ability to produce quotation for customers and meet project deadlines

     Securing orders from national and international accounts

     Manage and progress orders, from national and international accounts

     Contributing to team and own effort by accomplishing related results/KPI’s as needed

     Ability to manage face to face and over the phone potential sales leads

     Researching and contacting new sales leads

     Provide potential customers with technical advice about the machine’s specifications.

This position requires a well-motivated, confident and proactive sales professional who can demonstrate the following attributes;

     Excellent communication skills both verbal & written

     Strong team player and able to work on own initiative

     Able to multi task and prioritise own work load

     Have the ability to work under pressure

     Highly motivated sales professional with a proven track record of negotiation and securing new business

     Selling relative products into manufacturing is a must, examples of related product ranges considered include: Machine tools, cutting tools, tooling and consumables, work holding, and machining capacity.