Title: Area Sales Manager (FMCG)
Region: East Midlands and M1 Corridor south of Leicester.
Salary: £28,000 - c£35,000 DOE + uncapped commission scheme, 1st year earnings £10-£12k + company car.
Cavendish Maine are delighted to be partnering with one of the UK’s best-known confectionery businesses, who due to an impressive 2017 are looking to strengthen and grow their sales team to hit their ambitious 2018 targets. Whether its traditional sweets like Sherbet Lemons or rare Liquorice, our client do it and it’s your job to sell it.
As an Area Sales Manager, you will inherit an established client base covering the East Midlands, M1 Corridor South of Leicester and heading into the East side of England. You will be tasked with managing over 200 live accounts. You will be following a set journey plan, keeping up to date with latest product launches/changes and delivering against an annual revenue target. This is more of an Account Management/Farmer type role, however new business acquisitions will be encouraged. Typical customers include garden centres, tourist attractions, gift shops and independent retailers.
Additional responsibilities will include:
The person for this Area Sales Manager role:
We are looking for an experienced field sales professional with a background in FMCG sales and someone who is keen to learn and submerge themselves into a niche, but growing industry. A proven ability to manage a sales area with regular field sales visits is crucial. In addition, we are looking for:
Generous performance based bonus on achievement of key objectives. Company car, smart phone, lap-top.
If your application is successful we will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail, within 72 hours of receiving your application.
Due to the overwhelming Application response, we receive through various sources should you not hear from us within one week then please assume your application has been unsuccessful.
Please be advised that if unsuccessful for this role we may keep your details in our hold file for 6 months, during which time you may be contacted for other suitable vacancies. If you do not want us to do this please call us.
In the meantime, we would like to thank you for your interest in Cavendish Maine