Area Sales Manager

  • Job Reference: AW4546
  • Date Posted: 26 November 2019
  • Recruiter: u&i Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: South East, UK
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive salary
  • Sector: Sales
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Angela Wilkinson
  • Email:

Job Description

Our client is a leading manufacturer of fine wool cloth, produced in the UK . They have a strong heritage, based in Yorkshire and supply some of the leading retailers and brands within the UK - across home interiors, apparel and accessories. They are a perfect balance between modern, innovative design and traditional craft. They now have a exciting opportunity for an Area Sales Manager responsible for their furnishings business to join their team.

Area Sales Manager (Furnishings) - The Role:

  • Managing and developing a network of Interior Designers, Manufactures, Specifiers, Contract Customers and Key European Export Customers across a variety of industries.
  • Account development in the area of the South East of the UK and Europe.
  • Working to daily objectives.
  • Face to face influencing.
  • Attending all furnishing and gift shows within UK.
  • Running open days at the mill with the support from the Sales Manager
  • Selling to interior designers, independent retailers, smaller furniture makers, specifiers and the contract market.
  • Finding new opportunities.
  • Feeding back on market trends and information to sales and design team.
  • Field based.

Area Sales Manager (Furnishings) - The Candidate:

  • Sales experience is essential.
  • Energetic and enthusiastic.
  • Strong influencing skills.
  • Target focused
  • People skills
  • Highly self motivated and self disciplined.
  • Smart and professional.
  • Organised and reliable.
  • Committed to travelling and staying away from home (UK&Europe)
  • Knowledge of interiors and home furnishings would be desirable but not essential.

Area Sales Manager (Furnishings) - The Package:

  • Competitive package reflective of position.

Due to the anticipated interest in this role only short listed candidates will be contacted
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