Area Sales Manager

Location Stockton-on-Tees
Discipline: Sales & Commercial
Salary: £35,000 - £39,000
Job ref: 009203
Published: 26 days ago

We have an exciting opportunity for an Area Sales Manager to cover the North East region, based out of our Teesside hire centre. The role of Area Sales Manager is a hands on, commercial and results driven sales manager who has a passion for business development, understanding clients’ needs and achieving orders, whilst delivering excellent customer service and clearly demonstrates our Company values.

You will develop and promote the Company’s hire business, to include our full range of products and services, ensuring the Division’s Customer Charter is followed. The role is target driven and the key focus is on order winning activity.

Working alongside projects and service teams in the region, and the Building Service functions, the role holder will be a strong communicator with a teamwork ethic.

Role Details

  • Starting salary: £35,000 - £39,000 + Commission
  • Role based: Stockton on Tees, TS18
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Annual leave: 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays

Role Responsibilities

  • Accountable for the delivery set targets for the year for a particular catchment area including contract value, order numbers, and, visits as well as other commercial KPI’s
  • Carry out structured business development, local and national campaigns, including “cold calling” within the area designated, in order to achieve order targets.
  • Generate orders by attending Customer sites.
  • To maximise added value for every opportunity through promoting the full range of Building Services.
  • Ensure that sound customer relationships are developed for own catchment area through effective communication to provide excellent levels of customer service resulting in repeat, continued or new opportunities and orders.
  • Promote a culture of Health and Safety by taking a management responsibility for ensuring safe working and consideration for health and wellbeing. Personifying Zero Harm.

Benefits & Opportunities

  • Option to buy 5 days of annual leave
  • Working flexibly principles
  • Contributory pension
  • Commission
  • Electric Company Car and EV charging point if required
  • A range of dedicated health and wellbeing services
  • A chance to give back to your community with an annual Volunteering Day Off
  • Employee Benefits Program (Discounts at 100s of shops, gyms, restaurants and even holidays!)

Our Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Experience in developing and carrying out structured business development plans across a range of business sectors through a consultative sales approach (including campaign calling/cold calling)
  • B2B sales experience in a customer facing role including presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Technical sales experience in a construction related industry is desirable although not essential.
  • Full U.K driving licence.
  • Even if you do not match all our ‘ideal’ criteria we would still be very keen to receive your CV as we love developing our people and may feel that you could be developed into this role.

Even if you do not match all of our ‘ideal’ criteria we would still be very keen to receive your CV as we love developing our people and may feel that you could be developed into this role.

We are conducting interviews during, or before, the week commencing Monday 15th April 2024

About Portakabin

As innovators in the science of building, we provide modular buildings for hire and sale, as well as supplying refurbished buildings and construction site accommodation. We deliver building solutions for organisations of any size, in sectors ranging from manufacturing, education and health to transport, utilities and construction.

Portakabin remains in the ownership of the York based Shepherd family and now employs more than 2,000 people across ten European countries.

As an equal opportunities employer, Portakabin is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective colleagues. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and perspectives and hire great people to build talented and diverse teams.

We are committed to making reasonable adjustments throughout the application, recruitment, and onboarding processes for candidates that require additional support and/or adjustments to be made.

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