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Area Sales Manager

Our client is a leading manufacturer of fine wool 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 are a perfect balance between modern, innovative design and traditional craft. They now have a exciting opportunity for an Area Sales Manager responsible for their furnishings business to join their team.

Area Sales Manager (Furnishings) - The Role:

  • Managing and developing a network of Interior Designers, Manufactures, Specifiers, Contract Customers and Key European Export Customers across a variety of industries.
  • Account development in the area of the South East of the UK and Europe.
  • Working to daily objectives.
  • Face to face influencing.
  • Attending all furnishing and gift shows within UK.
  • Running open days at the mill with the support from the Sales Manager
  • Selling to interior designers, independent retailers, smaller furniture makers, specifiers and the contract market.
  • Finding new opportunities.
  • Feeding back on market trends and information to sales and design team.
  • Field based.

Area Sales Manager (Furnishings) - The Candidate:

  • Sales experience is essential.
  • Energetic and enthusiastic.
  • Strong influencing skills.
  • Target focused
  • People skills
  • Highly self motivated and self disciplined.
  • Smart and professional.
  • Organised and reliable.
  • Committed to travelling and staying away from home (UK&Europe)
  • Knowledge of interiors and home furnishings would be desirable but not essential.

Area Sales Manager (Furnishings) - The Package:

  • Competitive package reflective of position.

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Area Sales Manager

Reading, UK
Oxfordshire, UK
Brighton, UK
Southampton, UK
Permanent

Published on 10 Dec 2019