Field Sales/Client Relationship Manager, South Midlands, £32,000 to £40,000 basic (with residual income from existing accounts you will earn at least £45,000 in year one) + Car + Pension + additional benefits. This is an amazing sales account management opportunity that's a combination of account management, customer service, training and project management for a top-end kitchen appliance manufacturer.
This is a highly varied field sales role where you will be regularly visiting clients to ensure that they have the full support necessary to facilitate a 'win-win' commercial relationship. This includes ensuring that they have the necessary marketing materials, the staff are trained on the features and benefits of the products and you are supporting them to win larger projects, such as local housebuilding projects.
This role does require at least 2-3 years B2B field sales experience in a kitchen, bathroom or a manufacturing related field. Although industry experience is key, it is all about your personality and approach to field sales and client relationship management.
If you have field sales experience selling kitchen taps, kitchen doors, electrical items, builders materials or anything into trade, this is highly advantageous. If you have sold a product into retail or builders merchants, this would also be highly advantageous.
However, to apply:
* You will be a brilliant account manager who has a reputation for building fantastic client relationships and has at least 2-3 years of B2B field sales experience.
* You will have exceptional customer service skills
* You will be well planned and methodical in your approach to territory management.
As the Client Relationship Manager, you will be responsible for developing existing relationships within the retail sector covering the South Midlands region. Your total account portfolio of around 170 separate accounts is worth around £3M and includes independent retailers and distributors, multiple retailers, national trade distributors, showrooms and department stores. Your KPIs are a minimum of eight meetings per day to support your accounts. Making appointments is not usually necessary and the best performers in the team are averaging at fifty appointments per week.
The role is covering South Midlands/South Central territory and the ideal location is anywhere commutable to South Midlands/South Central Territory, i.e. Milton Keynes, Northampton, Oxfordshire, Luton, St Albans, Watford, Slough etc, Southampton, Reading and Swindon etc. It is essential that you live 'on patch'.
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