Sales Manager

Hiring People
Competitive salary plus commission
11 Jul 2018
08 Aug 2018
Hiring People
Sales, Sales Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Sales Manager – Trade Counter

A great opportunity has arisen for an ambitious, experienced office and Trade Counter based sales person to join an exciting, growing Cirencester based company that specialises in industrial hoses and accessories.

They are looking to meet either skilled, practical, experienced Trade Counter Sales people that want to further their career in to a management role, or experienced, established Managers looking for a new challenge.

An understanding of all, or any of the Hydraulics, Engineering, Fluid Power and Agricultural industries would be ideal, but is not essential. If you are an experienced, capable Sales Manager from a different sector the company still wants to meet you. 

The company guarantees their customers a solution, so providing a high level of service is essential, hence the successful applicant will be an enthusiastic, service orientated person.

This role is an internal position based at the company’s office/warehouse in Cirencester.

This Internal Sales Manager role will involve a variety of responsibilities, including:

  • Managing Trade Counter Sales and customer relations
  • Serving customers via the trade counter
  • Supporting stock control and product sourcing processes
  • Making up Hose assemblies, sourcing and searching for products
  • Responding to and acting on customer queries
  • Maintaining and updating key databases
  • Answering the telephone and occasionally responding to email enquiries
  • Producing reports, quotes and other administrative duties where needed
  • Follow up leads generated through our marketing campaigns
  • Making outbound calls as part of an integrated business growth campaign
  • Develop new relationships with new clients, up-sell with current clients and generate new revenue streams
  • The role will be instrumental in assisting with the company growth which will involve assisting with building a sales strategy, targeting key accounts to boost company growth, plus negotiating and closing deals with new and existing customers
  • Customer visits may be required
  • Deliveries may be required

The ideal person will have the following skills, experience & behaviours:

  • Trade Counter management
  • Track record of achieving agreed sales and gross margin targets
  • Customer Service orientated mindset
  • Managing and working closely with team members
  • Following and developing key systems and processes
  • Ability to communicate effectively and make outbound prospect calls
  • Willingness to learn                      
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Team member/work attitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Sufficient IT skills to carry out role (Office 365 and internal software)
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Effective problem solving
  • Experience of customer service would be an advantage
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Hydraulics & Pneumatics Industry, especially in the supply of, would be an advantage.
  • Be comfortable with physical warehouse duties
  • Full, clean UK Driving Licence
  • Required licence or certification

About the Company

The Company has over 25 years combined experience having served clients in the Cotswolds and beyond since 2002.

A family run business passionate about serving its customers through a genuine commitment to provide quality stock and deliver the best levels of service in its field via personality and visible passion.

The company’s vision is to be the preferred distributor within the industries that it supports, providing outstanding trusted products, services and solutions.

How to Apply

Please attach your CV and a brief description of why you think you fit this role and the hiring company will be in direct contact.

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