Posted 1 month ago

Area Sales Manager – Laboratory Water Purification

Salary: Negotiable (DOE) + Excellent Commission & Earnings Potential + Company Car + Pension Scheme + Private Medical Insurance + Life Assurance + Mobile Phone + Laptop + 25 days holiday plus 8 public holidays

Territory: Oxfordshire and surrounding areas

The Requirements of the Area Sales Manager:

  • A Science, Technical or Business degree or similar or qualified by experience
  • Proven track history in a field-based sales role within the scientific market is desirable
  • You will possess the drive and enthusiasm necessary to deliver business growth targets, a results oriented individual
  • You will be creative, innovative and passionate in your approach to driving sales, a ‘hunter’ not a ‘farmer’
  • Ability to successfully negotiate and close a deal
  • You will have excellent influencing, communication and strong negotiation skills and be able to make an immediate impact
  • A collaborative and consultative approach to prospecting opportunities, working with internal colleagues to maximise opportunities and knowledge
  • Demonstrable experience of having built strong working relationships both internally and externally
  • An adaptable attitude with technical competence and excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Gmail, Google Drive and experience of using CRM software
  • You must have a Full UK driving licence and valid passport

The key responsibilities of the Area Sales Manager:

  • Ensure sufficient sales activity, territory coverage and future prospect development to achieve individual set financial targets on a quarterly basis
  • Work closely with marketing developing growth targets and appropriate activities
  • Track, monitor and measure marketing and promotional activities
  • Understanding customer needs, creating solutions and creation of proposals, with the delivery of added value to the customer central to the offering
  • Nurture, develop and secure new business to achieve the annual forecast
  • Take the lead in ensuring meetings with existing customers to review relationships and secure long-standing business
  • Responsible for the profitability and expenditure of activities in line with the company objectives
  • Visiting sites to collect water samples and understand the customers potential needs
  • Attend trade shows and/or industry conferences to network and promote the business
  • Maintain good knowledge of competitor strategy and activity to identify new areas of business growth
  • To work collaboratively with internal resources/departments to meet the needs of the customer
  • Weekly maintenance and update of current database of clients & prospects

My Client:

  • My client is a global organisation and a market leader in the supply of products and services for water treatment and water purification across the UK
  • They supply a wide variety of industries across Research, University laboratory’s, Pharmaceutical and Biotech sectors
  • This role focuses on their water treatment equipment and associated services

For more information about the role or to apply send your CV now to olivergill@langtonhowarth.com or call Oliver Gill today on 0113 243 3499 or 07792 488 206.

To apply you must have the right to work in the UK.

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