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Assistant Area Sales Manager

Assistant Area Sales Manager

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    Sales & Business Development

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  • Salary:

    £25k - 30k per year + Bonuses and package

  • Contact:

    Aaron Battrawden

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Position: Assistant Area Sales Manager 

Sector: Construction- Roofing

Salary: £25,000-£30,000+ Milestone Payments + Benefits + Company Car

Location: Essex

My client, one of the leading companies in waterproofing and roofing systems, are on the look for an Assistant Area Sales Manager to join the business due to continuous growth.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that you fully understand your role in delivering both the company business plan and objectives.
  • Assist your line manager in developing a shared vision for the area(s) you have been assigned to.
  • To plan and manage your time efficiently and effectively to ensure that you maximise productivity, whilst providing regular feedback on activity to your manager.
  • To ensure that call cycles are properly recorded and adhered to.
  • To maintain regular and effective liaison with existing clients in order to understand their needs and drivers and exceed expectations. Maximise business opportunity through specification sales and networking.
  • To identify new clients and develop a strategy to maximise opportunities including arranging and / or delivering CPD seminars.
  • To ensure that you maintain a positive and proactive level of communication with the existing contractor network, including regular meetings, to engender mutual trust and understanding.
  • To seek and create new business by developing a clear understanding of market sector opportunity in your area and prioritising specifying clients within these sectors.

Experience and skills 

  • Degree, relevant professional qualification or equivalent (desirable)
  • Member of the Institute of Roofing (desirable)
  • Relevant experience in a specification sales construction related environment or similar where relationship management is paramount.
  • Experience of maintaining and developing customer and contractor relationships.
  • Experience of working in the flat roofing industry with the knowledge of primary waterproofing systems.
  • Experience of developing detailed written specifications and reports.
  • Working to tight deadlines
  • Experience of delivering presentations.
  • Experience of working to and achieving targets.
  • Experience of and willingness to conduct lone working.
  • Experience of cold calling
  • Experience of developing and acting on a plan to generate new business

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