JOB TITLE: Area Sales Manager


Industry : Commercial & Finance Job Location : Leeds
Job Reference : 9794SB Job Category : Sales
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 25/07/2013
 
Salary & Benefits : £25000 - £29000 per annum + bonus, car/car allowance
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Job Title:Area Sales Manager Location:Leeds and surrounding areas Salary:£25k - £29k basic plus bonus and car/car allowance Must have previous sales and account management experience within the Wines/Beers/Spirits industry. The Role Bluefire Consulting are recruiting an Area Sales Manager for a nationwide FMCG company to increase channel sales and maintain excellent customer relationships across the Leeds (West and East Yorkshire) area.


Job Description

Job Title:Area Sales Manager
Location:Leeds and surrounding areas
Salary:£25k - £29k basic plus bonus and car/car allowance
Must have previous sales and account management experience within the Wines/Beers/Spirits industry.

The Role
Bluefire Consulting are recruiting an Area Sales Manager for a nationwide FMCG company to increase channel sales and maintain excellent customer relationships across the Leeds (West and East Yorkshire) area. This role will see a successful applicant dealing directly with key decision makers within hotels, restaurants, cafes and pubs to take direct responsibility for implementing a sales strategy to increase revenue across their territory and managing customer accounts.
Main duties will include:
*Identifying new business opportunities and evaluating potential viability
*Maximising commercial potential of both existing and new accounts and providing advice and recommendations on product range
*Monitoring a client database to ensure all customer relationship management techniques are being utilised to the full
*Achieving profit targets for the account base by the designated channel
*Collaborating with the Marketing Manager to prepare and instigate designated client channel plans
*Managing customer credit and debt terms in line with company policy

The Candidate
You must be able to demonstrate experience in the field of account management and a background in new business development with multiple accounts, within the FMCG/Beverage/Wine sector. A WSET qualification (or equivalent) would be viewed as highly desirable and you must have excellent communication and presentation skills.

A full UK driving licence is required for this role.

The Company
My client is a well-established FMCG distributor which services the hospitality sector throughout the UK. They pride themselves on providing a total sales provision to these businesses and as an Area Sales Manager you will be given training on how to maximise their sales through specialist knowledge, marketing and additional services in order to increase your area turnover.


Job Keywords

Area Sales Manager; WSET; Wines; Spirits; Hospitality; Sales; Leeds; West Yorskhire



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Sales recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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