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Area Sales Manager | Proftech

Area Sales Manager

  East of England

Reference #: ASM18_1526918617
Location: East of England
Salary: £30000 - £35000
Sector: Sales
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 21/05/2018

We are seeking a passionate and self-driven Area Sales Manager to join our dynamic family owned company. This role is for somebody that is a self-starter and highly motivated. Working in the field covering the East Region of the UK you will add value to a growing company by maintaining existing customer relationships and seeking new opportunities within your area. Communication is paramount and you will need to thrive autonomously and collaborate across other departments within the company; which all have a wonderful mix of personalities! This family business requires somebody driven with a flair for sales. If you are an experienced and talented Sales Manager who wants to join an exciting innovative company we want to hear from you!


Responsible for sales activities in an allocated region building client relationships and identifying and growing new accounts to increase product displays achievements and territory turnover.


  • Manage and be solely responsible for an allocated region of the UK.
  • Daily face to face visits developing a selection of key account, business relations and product representation.
  • Seek and identify sales growth and business opportunities such as developing display sales, stock offers and developing existing business.
  • Maintain a high level of product knowledge and train and motivate those that work with our products.
  • Maintain a high level of customer service and communicate with customers on any issues that need to be resolved.
  • Daily and monthly reporting.
  • Maintain strict levels of self-planning and organisation.
  • Carry out other duties as directed by the Sales Director


  • You will need to preferably live central to the area covered.
  • Have experience of working within area sales with excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise a varied workload.
  • You will need to be highly organised, proactive with a high attention to detail.
  • Excellent judgement and decision making skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills and the ability to manage a CRM system.
  • A proven Sales record.
  • An excellent level of verbal, written and numerical literacy and the ability to network at all levels.

The company will make the most of your existing talents and offer support and assistance to equip you with the skills required to embrace this role.

In return we offer a competitive salary and additional company benefits such as:

  • Company car
  • Healthcare
  • Ipad and Mobile phone
  • Business travel expenses paid

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"Understand all of your needs and only put you forward for positions which are perfect for you. Have not got a bad word to say about them. Would highly recommend. Thank you for placing me in my perfect job!"

Jess – Product Design Engineer – Tamworth


"I have dealt with Proftech Talent for both recruitment in my previous management role and in my new role too. I find them extremely professional and good people to have in your corner either as someone recruiting or as a job seeker. They have amazing industry knowledge and a great way of only placing people they know are a fit for the job role."

Andrea – Sales Professional – Derby


"We view Proftech as a fundamental part of our recruitment process, they have successfully found a number of critical hires since we engaged with them and they have really taken the time to get to know our business and culture resulting in a great partnership."

Terri Reeves - HR Assistant - HIB


"ProfTech Talent offered us a unique and personalised service. They took the time to fully understand what we do, our objectives and our new role, and then went in search of the kind of person suitable for our business. They filled our position within 5 days and we couldn’t be happier with our new Senior Sales Executive. Thank you ProfTech for helping us build a better and stronger team. Clearly the professional experts in recruitment!"

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"I have nothing but positive things to say about Proftech Talent and the time they invested in me. Their friendly, open and honest approach stood out and their personal touch and speed of response made me feel valued as a candidate. I would not hesitate to work with Proftech Talent again, both as a candidate and as a client."

Helen – Senior HR – Telford


"I had an excellent experience at Proftech Talent. They were extremely professional, on the ball and of great support during my application. Would definitely recommend using this company for helping you find a new job."

Robert – Graphic Designer – Tamworth


"Proftech Talent have filled numerous engineering and technical roles for us over the years we have been working with them. They have the best success rate of the agencies on our PSL and are our go-to agency for all of our STEM roles. They have the rare combination of a personalised, tailored service with delivery of real results. I have found every member of the team professional, helpful and communicative, and would happily recommend them."

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