Aptex Ltd are now looking to recruit an additional full time area sales manager preferably to operate along the M4 corridor/South of England. We may consider candidates that would operate either side of the M62 corridor as well.
Aptex Ltd is primarily a metallurgical/materials laboratory equipment & consumables supplier. We have a quality product portfolio and an excellent relationship with our suppliers. We regularly visit and receive updated information and new products from all the companies we represent.
Area Sales Manager Job DescriptionThe Area Sales Manager is responsible for making sure sales targets are met within the designated sales territory allocated.
This person will develop a close relationship with all major accounts to grow business organically and find new business.
This person will be trained by Aptex to understand our products, market area, trends, opportunities and competitive activity.
Training will take place in Denmark and Taiwan as applicable as well as at the Aptex demonstration facility in Coventry.
Typical duties of the Area Sales Manager include:
Finding new customers and constantly expanding the business.
Monitoring sales data and keeping up to date with current market trends and customer needs.
Developing consultative sales skills.
Good understanding of Features and Benefits.
Monitor sales for each account.
Identify and create a strong loyal relationship with all decision makers.
Ability to complete tasks on time essential.
Be aware of all competitive activities within major accounts.
Good disciplined use of CRM and administration.
Sales presentations for clients showing the success and credibility of the business and its products
Give pricing information to management and make recommendations.
Establishing and maintaining relationships with suppliers if appropriate.
Create sales strategies for director to approve
Starting salary £24-30k
Requirements for the role:
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Full clean driving licence essential
Sales experience preferable.
Interest in Science essential
Good technical background is desirable
Good presentation skills
A willingness to join a small team and be a team player going forward would be preferable
A degree in science related subject would be an advantage
Training will be given and you will be expected to occasionally attend meetings or training seminars outside the UK