Field Sales Manager/Area Sales Manager - Home Based

Field Sales Manager/Area Sales Manager - Home Based

£ competitive & Bens DOE
REF: 10785 8AA

Job Description

Field Sales Manager/Area Sales Manager – Home Based

  • Reporting to the Commercial Director, you will be responsible for the development and growth of two brands in the footwear & slipper market (UK & Eire)
  • Managing and developing new business and existing accounts
  • Introduction of brands into independents, multiples, store groups
  • Manage accounts from initial range presentation through to delivery and provide tailor made support as required.
  • Research and attract new business opportunities
  • Plan visits to support wholesale customers and create a strong connection with these customers and the end consumer.
  • Identify and track new trends and innovations and relay this information to the Commercial & Design department.
  • Proactively promote new marketing initiatives to new and existing clients.
  • Attend trade fairs

Field Sales Manager/Area Sales Manager – Home Based– The Person Specification

  • Proven experience within field, area or national sales management (fashion & textiles)
  • Knowledge of UK independent and major retailers. Preferably with recent footwear wholesale experience
  • MUST BE highly organised with excellent IT skills, analytical, proven ability to work on own initiative and effectively manage time
  • Excellent presentation, communication & negotiation skills
  • Enthusiasm for selling
  • Knowledge of costing process – desirable
  • This is a home based position with lots of travel and as such will give the chosen candidate amazing autonomy to manage their working week and report progress

Please apply with your updated CV to c.turner@peoplemarketing.co.uk

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