Area Sales Manager

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Simon Acres Recruitment are seeking an Area Sales Manager for the South West area to deliver growth and profitable sales, targeting new kitchen and bedroom retailers and manufacturers whilst maintaining and developing the existing account base.

This is a permanent role offering a competitive salary for the right candidate.


Your duties will include: 

  • Delivering financial growth targets in line with company forecast
  • Achieving sales targets for both new and current customers, covering our es stock range of kitchen components
  • Preparing monthly information for 1-2-1s with the Sales Director, detailing success areas and opportunities for improvement and development
  • Forward planning all customer visits and detail them on the CRM system
  • Ensuring all customer interaction is recorded and managed through the CRM system on a daily basis
  • Building relationships with customers, ensuring the retention and development of business, by providing the highest level of service
  • Analysing reports on your customers’ product sales and trends
  • TMaking at least 20 confirmed appointments on a weekly basis
  • Managing display product placement and the verification of product displays among your customer base 
  • Negotiating rebate schemes with customers
  • Attending Sales meetings, new product launch programmes and exhibitions as required

Candidate specification:

  • Experience of business-to-business selling in component the kitchen sector of the KBB industry
  • Extensive KBB Industry knowledge and experience covering products and markets
  • Proven experience of excellent sales and negotiation skills
  • Good knowledge of the commercial marketplace and ability to analyse trends to formulate strategies, tenders and negotiation techniques to win new business
  • Ability to influence, motivate and manage existing client relationships


You will be supplied with:

  • A company car with fuel card
  • Laptop/tablet
  • Mobile phone
  • Company credit card


  • Competitive salary
  • Clean modern, specious and well-appointed offices
  • Staff discount available on business products
  • Wellness plan available to employees after 2 years’ service
  • Extra day annual leave from your 5th year
  • 23 days annual leave plus standard bank holidays
  • Staff saving scheme
  • Long service bonuses
  • Subsided gym membership & boot camp sessions twice a week (off-site)
  • Cycle to work scheme (once a year)
  • Reduced cost Costco membership
  • Death-in-service

Simon Acres Recruitment are acting as the employment agency in relation to this vacancy. 


13 June 2022
South West
£35,000 - £45,000 + Bonus