Reference : 578069

Area Sales Manager

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 02/24/2020

Additional description

Area Sales Manager - Jewson Builders' Merchants – Maidstone/Kent

Having the right tools for the job is essential and for Jewson, that's our people! We're currently seeking an ambitious and dedicated Area Sales Manager within the Maidstone/Kent area.

Jewson are part of Saint-Gobain - Winners of 'TOP EMPLOYER UK AND GLOBAL' (2016 - 2020)

As a Jewson Area Sales Manager, you will manage the sales resource across a cluster of branches within a multi-million-pound Business Unit, leading and coaching the internal and external sales teams.

A typical Jewson Business Unit has around 80-120 colleagues, including sales and operational teams, supporting circa 2000 live customer accounts from multiple branch locations.

It's preferable that you can bring experience gained in a comparable environment, where you have been required to drive sales change and to challenge the performance of sales functions with the purpose of increasing capability.

As an Area Sales Manager, you will be focused to deliver and include the following:

  • A differentiated customer value proposition with sales growth.
  • Building strong relationships with all key customers.
  • Coach your team on pricing best practices within the market and on driving sales growth.
  • Continually developing and improving sales capability.
  • Critically, working with the Business Unit Director you will support delivery of the national sales strategy whilst taking ownership for the development and success of the local sales plan.

To be successful in this role as Area Sales Manager, it's expected that you will have similar experience in:

  • Leading, coaching and motivating a remote or multi-site sales team.
  • A deep understanding of your customer and the local market.
  • Commercial acumen and the ability to develop and execute effective sales plans and campaigns.
  • Effective utilisation of digital tools.
  • Ability to engage and influence your team and others at all levels.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work closely with your team to ensure customer relationships are managed across the business unit.

If this sounds like the challenge for you, then please apply today!

We also offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • Unlimited profit share Bonus Scheme
  • Company Car
  • 31 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Working for a company who have won "TOP GLOBAL & UK EMPLOYER" five years running.
  • A defined contribution pension scheme.
  • Flexible Holiday buy-sell scheme (allowing up to 3 days holiday to be bought or sold).
  • As an employee you are automatically covered by the Saint-Gobain Life Assurance Scheme.
  • Staff discounts on high street and leisure activities and various other benefits.

So if you've got what it takes, apply online today!

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On occasion we need to close advertisements earlier than expected, we therefore strongly encourage you to make your application promptly to avoid disappointment.

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