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Sales Manager

Job Title: Sales Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Herefordshire
Salary: up to £45k + benefits
Contact Name: Natalie
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Job Published: over 4 years ago

Job Description

Sales Manager - Technical/Engineering

£39,000 - £45,000 per annum (negotiable dependent on experience)  + benefits (fully expensed car, healthcare, 1/4ly bonus and pension)

A global player in the world of specialist (engineering) manufacturing seeks to recruit a sales manager to join an expanding team - we want someone eager to meet potential customers and develop new business, strong in both direct sales and the management of distributors.  An employer of choice offering outstanding prospects, we are looking for an individual with the capability, energy and drive to help the continued growth of our business in both existing areas as well as developing new market opportunities.


Role Outline:

  • Identifies, develops and generates sales specificto key industries

  • Achieves sales targets as agreed with Director of Sales

  • Plan and carry out marketing activities to encourage new sales

  • Conduct market research on competitors and customers

  • Identify short, medium and long term sales opportunities

  • Develop business plans and required actions plans

  • Monitor and report on sales activities

  • Travel to customer sites in the UK, Europe and further afield

  • Analyse and propose solutions rapidly and accurately


    Applicant Requirements:

  • Ideally degree educated in a business related, science, engineering or materials subject (educated to HND/HNC level as a minimum)

  • Previous experience in a professional sales role

  • Capable to operate in a highly technical market area, previous experience of Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Automotive, Petrochemical or Metals/Materials advantageous

  • Excellent PC skills

  • Strong negotiating and closing skills

  • Initiative, confidence, enthusiasm, good interpersonal and organisational skills

  • Customer focused – self reliant, flexible and resourceful - able to set high standards

  • Able and willing to travel extensively


    PACKAGE: Starting salary of £39K - £45K + fully expensed car, BUPA, quarterly bonuses,  pension scheme, life insurance, 37 hour week, 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays)