Central belt Territory Sales

  • Permanent
  • City of Edinburgh
  • Posted 2 months ago
  • Salary: £41.5k + £9.5k annual bonus + car + benefits
  • Ref: 589306.7
  • Do you have a background in selling tangible capital products directly or via demonstration? For example: Tools, PPE, plant and equipment, etc.

If so, we have a role that involves working with a well-established and stable company that has continued to grow and has an excellent customer retention rate. Due to that continued growth, there is a need for an additional person to join their Local Government, Health, Education and Commercial Division.

The role is broad and involves building long term business relationships within public sector bodies and expanding the knowledge and contacts within various departments.

Much of the role involves growing existing accounts rather than generating brand new ones. That being said, there is an element of new business sales involved and you will need to have that extra spark to ignite the opportunities that are available within the region.

The area that you’d be responsible for covers Scotland and North East England.  You need to be happy out on the road and be able to manage your area well in terms of making appointments so that time is well spent.

The product range is quite wide too which gives you plenty of opportunity for sales if you manage your accounts well.  Targets are realistic and achievable and ultimately the company offers a product range that is hard to beat on quality, has a strong sustainability element and the company are very focussed on carbon reduction through the supply chain, for their clients and within their own manufacturing.  If you want a sexy product, this isn’t it. But it is quality, and an established brand.

There is full training given and stepped progress in order to give you time to get up to speed but experience in a sales role, especially in the field, is important.

The company take their training and employee support seriously and also offer long term career and development opportunities for those that are serious about job stability and producing good outcomes for customers, the business and themselves.

What we are looking for:

  • Sales experience (field sales/account management)
  • Experience selling (or demonstrating) products, rather than a service
  • Strong communication and organisational capabilities
  • A high level of self-motivation
  • Ability to work towards set targets and your own personal goals

This is a role where you need to be able to build rapport, have good listening skills, identify customers’ needs and offer the most appropriate solution.

This kind of sales needs a person who is focussed on the client and on offering a solution that works for them. It involves building long term, trusted partnerships.

If this is you, then here’s what you get in return:

  • Salary £41.5k
  • £9.5k annual bonus (paid quarterly)
  • Car (Peugeot or Citroen) and expenses account
  • 25 days holiday, rising with length of service ( bank hols)
  • Generous pension contribution
  • Medical Insurance (family)
  • Life Insurance
  • Plus many other benefits

You will be part of a company that values excellence, teamwork, learning, and social responsibility while working with a diverse range of innovative products that make a positive impact on the environment and society. The company culture rewards performance, supports development, and encourages involvement.

If this fits with what you want your next role to look like and want a stable role in a stable company where you feel like you are part of something and making a difference, we’d love to hear from you.

**Previous applicants need not reapply **

Give Rachel or Sharon a call today on: 0161 359 3111 for a confidential conversation and to find out more or email your CV using the link.

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