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Sales Manager / BDM

Job Title: Sales Manager / BDM
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Portsmouth
Salary: £30k - £33k
REF: Reference233
Contact Name: Jackie Coventry
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Job Published: about 4 years ago

Job Description

Sales Manager // £29,000k - £33,000k per annum

Location: Portsmouth // Reports to: Sales Director

Must be able to drive & Own Car (short travel requirements on occassion) 


My client, a manufacturing company is looking for a sales manager to drive profits within their UK market and maximise sales to a required margin. This is a new business role but as the company is a leader in their market there is a lot of residual, referral and existing business to maximise on as well as win new business.


Day to Day responsibilities include:

  • Research, develop and close new market opportunities for their product catalogue
  • Progress acquired sales enquiries and ensure leads are converted.
  • Engage with all internal and external stakeholders within the design and manufacturing team to ensure best quotes are given.
  • Carry out all quotations and update CRM with opportunities to reflect the pipeline for this.
  • Receive and process orders and liaise with the commercial department on profitability and delivery of the services / products.
  • Feedback to the business and CRM competitor activity
  • Attend any required design or pre-start site meetings where required
  • Support and liaise with the company’s marketing department relating to requests for product information, web leads, PR opportunities and exhibitions/CPD opportunities.
  • Attend exhibitions and networking meetings as required.
  • Complete all sales admin tasks associated with your wins.


The ideal people fit for this:

  • Experienced sales professional with a tenacious and hunter focused mindset
  • Be IT literate and have either a business or technical qualification
  • Ideally be from a technical sales background
  • Have the ability to learn and respond to technical information enquiries.
  • Worked in a manufacturing environment.
  • Worked in a construction industry related business.
  • Worked in a project orientated or heavily bespoke product environment.
  • Fire and/or Safety Background.

This client has a fantastic office environment with an excellent team environment, strong benefits packages and are very customer focused and product delivery focused. For more info on this role  - please call or submit your CV.