Area Sales Executive - Furnishings
Our client is a leading manufacturer of cloth, produced in the UK . They have a strong heritage, based in Yorkshire and supply some of the leading retailers and brands within the UK - across home interiors, apparel and accessories. They now have a exciting opportunity for a Sales Executive responsible for their furnishing business to join their team.
Area Sales Executive - Furnishings: The Job
- Managing and developing both new leads and existing customers in both the UK and Europe.
- Promoting a wide range of fabrics from stock supported collections.
- Account development both new and existing.
- Work to daily and monthly objectives.
- Face to face influencing of customers.
- Attend trade shows within the UK and Europe.
- Running open days at the mill with the support of the Sales Manager.
- Selling to apparel focused markets including garment makers, tailors, fashion brands and CMT businesses but also searching for new customers in other areas.
- Create 12 weekly journey plans.
- Feeding back on market trends and information sharing with the sales and design teams.
- Field based with one day in the mill on average every 10 days.
Area Sales Executive - Furnishings: The Candidate
- Sales experience within a similar role is essential.
- Energetic and enthusiastic.
- Strong influencing skills.
- Target focused
- People skills
- Highly self motivated and self disciplined
- Organised and reliable.
- Committed to travelling and staying away from home as and when required.
- Textile experience - ideal but not essential.
- Effective communicator both verbal and written.
Area Sales Executive - Furnishings: The Package
- Competitive package reflective of position.
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