JOB TITLE: Area Sales Manager

Industry : Sales & Marketing Job Location : Manchester
Job Reference : 6675SR Job Category : Sales
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 05/05/2010
Salary & Benefits : £25000 - £30000 per annum + car
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

Bluefire Consulting are looking for an existing Area Sales Manager to drive sales and growth for the Manchester region by managing a portfolio of accounts and identifying new business opportunities.

Job Description

Main duties will involve:
* Generating sales leads for self and others
* Operating a customer focused contact strategy and manage and grow sales portfolio to achieve sales and profit targets
* Use knowledge of local markets, competition and customers to propose deals and ways of working that balance customer needs with our business targets
* Implement sales campaigns, working with branches to maximise their impact in the region
* Evaluate customer needs and regularly check their views on our service
* Respond promptly to leads provided by the Account Development Team and Branch
* Use corporate events to improve customer relations and reward customer loyalty
* Manage and develop new and existing business within territory
* Support the on-going sales through the area
* Manage and update pipeline for the area
* Identify business opportunities within the area in increase portfolio of customers

Previous sales experience within a construction, industrial or hire industry is required. The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate a proven track record in sales and be focused on delivering customer excellence and a structured approach to selling.

Job Keywords

Area Sales Manager; Field Sales; Manchester

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

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