Area Sales Manager - Midlands/Yorkshire/North England

Area Sales Manager - Midlands/Yorkshire/North England

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Job Description

This is a truly unique job opportunity for a passionate, energetic, committed and driven Field Sales Manager for a well-respected and long-established fashion brand. Reporting to the Company Sales Manager and Directors, you will be part of an established team responsible for the continued growth of the brands wholesale sales with independents across the Midlands/Yorkshire/North England.

The role will be focused on both new business and also maintaining current customers.

Area Sales Manager - The Role

  • Selling mainly to the independent retail sector, you will proactively manage existing accounts nurturing and building business as well as identifying, targeting and developing new business opportunities across the region
  • To maximise sales for the region through research and chase active leads
  • Present seasonal ranges as well as making service calls during the selling season
  • Promote, attend and optimise sales opportunities at Trade Shows etc.
  • Keeping abreast of competitor activity and general market awareness Act as an ambassador for and in the interests of the brand at all times
  • Manage your own diary maintaining regular contact with HQ and managing effective account visits to give excellent customer service
  • This is a field based position but in quieter periods you will be required in the Nottingham HQ 1-2 days a week to talk to customers over the phone/email, get involved with some product decisions and research and approach new customers

Area Sales Manager – The Candidate

  • Essential to be a Self-starter with proven area/field/territory sales experience as a sales representative, sales manager or account manager ideally from an apparel/ menswear background although other product areas will be considered
  • Strong proven record with establishing, developing and maintaining key accounts
  • Dynamic, confident, self-motivated and target driven
  • Fantastic selling ability and strong connections within the industry Excellent administration, organisational and communication skills via telephone and email
  • Highly customer focused with a hands-on “can do” attitude
  • Ability to communicate at all levels with written and oral English language skills

Please apply with your updated CV to k.barksby@peoplemarketing.co.uk

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