Hays Sales is proud to be working in partnership with Clipper UK who are the exclusive distributor for all Clipper products throughout the UK and Northern Ireland, with direct supply to major multiple retail and the wholesale cash & carry sectors, as well as supply to distribution partners in the independent wholesale sector.
Due to the current Area Sales Manager retiring they have an exciting opportunity for an Area Sales Manager to join their team. The role will be based in North of England/South of Scotland and the candidate will be home based within this area. Your role will be to support and manage key clients, focusing on building on the existing relationships and seeking new sales opportunities.
Reporting to the Sales Manager you will be responsible for managing key accounts in Scotland. You will also assist in winning new accounts and develop relationships with new and existing customers, business partners and colleagues throughout the industry. As such, you will form an integral part of the business strategy, responsible for forecasting sales, revenue and profit expectations, for both new and existing accounts, ensuring the organisation exceeds its targets.
You will be a sales professional with a background in sales and managing key accounts. You will also have experience of working within a similar industry and have experience in negotiating with wholesalers or large accounts. Candidates who have experience of working within the large consumer sector (FMCG), massive distribution, confectionary sector, smoking industry etc will be highly advantageous.
You will be a self-starter and a fantastic communicator, both written and verbal and have a passion for excellent customer service. Be highly organised and an excellent multi tasker. A pro-active and flexible approach, with the ability to work independently and manage and prioritise a varied workload.
Be willing and flexible to travel across Scotland and have a full clean driving licence. You will be commercially aware and have the gravitas to win the respect and confidence of colleagues across the organisation. Sales driven, well presented and organised and have the ability to build key relationships both internally and externally.
In return, Clipper UK are offering a competitive salary and excellent benefits package which includes a 15% - 23% bonus, company car, laptop, mobile phone and much more. You will also have the opportunity to attend their annual sales conference in Barcelona once a year.
This is an exciting time to join Clipper UK and if you feel you have the drive and the passion to help them to achieve their mission and vision, then they can offer you a role that is not only hugely satisfying but brings great benefits.
For more information about the role and organisation please visit: hays.co.uk/jobs/clipper-uk or for an informal discussion please contact Stuart Jack who is the retained consultant working in partnership with Clipper UK.
Interviews will take place on Tuesday 10th December and will be held in Scotland (place and times tbc).