Area Sales Manager

Posted on Jul 12, 2019 by CV-Library

Balham, Greater London, United Kingdom
Admin & Secretarial
Immediate Start
£30k - £40k Annual
Vacancy - Sales Executive/Business Development

Industry - Electrical Wholesale

Location - Balham, SW London

Salary - up circa £40K negotiable + bonuses + company car

Our client is a a very successful electrical wholesale business. They are recruiting for an experienced Sales Executive to cover the SW London and Surrey area.

The purpose of the role is to develop the customer base in the area by opening new accounts and growing profitable business in line with the commercial objectives of the branch and in a manner which exceeds the expectations of customers.

Duties & Responsibilities

To exceed sales and billing margin targets in order to make profit

To open new accounts and develop these so that the branch broadens the customer base

To keep aware of trends and opportunities in the marketplace – including the activities of competitors

To actively introduce and promote new products to both existing and prospective customers

To promote products and brands that meet the Company’s commercial objectives. For example own brand and selected supplier brands

To manage their territory and portfolio of customers in an efficient manner


Electrical Wholesale background essential

Previous B2B Sales and Business Development experience

Must be able to demonstrate success in a sales role ideally with some existing transferable customers

Experience of working to KPIs, in a Sales and Margin driven organisation


Deliver on commitments made

Take a proactive role in self-development

Proactive – ability to drive business forward

Disciplined, with a structured business plan

Sales driven

Strives to exceed goals

Ability to quickly prioritise tasks

Makes tough decisions in a timely manner, sometimes with incomplete information and under tight deadlines and pressure

Ability to remain calm under pressure

Good time management

Competitive salary depending on experience plus car, bonus and benefits

All applications are dealt with in the strictest of confidence.

Rhodium Consulting Ltd is a niche recruitment consultancy specialising in wholesalers, merchants and distributors within the building products sector. We strive to be the industry leader in delivering the highest calibre of candidates to our client companies, whilst enhancing the careers of our candidates. For further information and contact details, please visit our website

Reference: 210407641

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