Area Sales Manager

Job Ref:



Oxford, Reading, Slough, Swindon, Basingstoke

Location Category:

South West  South East  South  Midlands 


£30-35k plus bonus and benefits

Salary Category:

£30,001 - £40,000

The Consultant:
Julian Curtis

I have 40 years’ experience in the Automotive parts retail and distribution sectors. I have worked for Glen Callum Associates for 14 years and pride myself in providing an excellent service to candidates and Aftermarket and OEM clients.

Area Sales Manager

£30-35k plus bonus and benefits

Do you have the capabilities to sell and make things happen? We are recruiting for a driven sales hunter in a field based environment. You will develop accounts by proactively contacting customers to drive existing and new business, introduce new lines and drive sales and marketing initiatives. This role would suit an established Sales Representative or a proven Business Developer.

Field based: South of England Oxford, Reading, Slough, Swindon, Basingstoke

The Candidate

  • Be target and results driven with sales talent to deliver profitable sales via customer visits.
  • Be capable of developing business via constructive and well planned customer visits.
  • Have held a field sales development role or business development position.
  • Articulate with good presenting skills.
  • Good level of PC literacy (Microsoft Office Package).
  • Experience dealing with Vehicle Builders, Vehicle Manufacturers and the Parts Aftermarket.
  • An understanding of technical vehicle systems and auto electrics would be helpful.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • The ability to create a good rapport with customers and colleagues.
  • Full driving licence required.

The Role

  • Working closely with the Office Sales Manager you will be targeted to increase profitable sales.
  • This is a predominantly a field role.
  • Accuracy required for all customer quotes and recording information.
  • Have a pre-agreed call plan to highlight target new business and existing accounts.
  • Key business developer.
  • Gain the correct information to assist customer satisfaction and further business development.
  • Attend trade shows, events and visit customers to demonstrate the products.
  • Ensuring continued business relationships, by excellent customer service.
  • To promote the company and their products at all times.

The Client

A specialist supplier and manufacturer of high end vehicle lighting and electrical products.

They have an established customer base that mixes the Automotive Aftermarket, Vehicle Manufacturers and Specialist Vehicle Builders.

Their product proposition ranges from bespoke premium retro-fit lighting solutions, in house developed wiring harnesses, circuit testers right through to top quality high volume commodity items.

They have exceptional knowledge of their niche market, coupled with a high level of technical expertise in the lighting and auto electrical markets.

They have a high quality innovative product and they offer their customers a first class service. They are seeking to expand their business and can offer career progression.

Route to Market

They have enormous potential and their products are very relevant to the Automotive, motorcycle, commercial vehicle, agricultural, industrial machinery, military, off road and vehicle conversion markets.

How to apply

If you are a proven Area Sales Manager. Don’t delay send your CV today in the 1st instance to Julian Curtis at Glen Callum Associates Ltd.

REF 3042JC

Glen Callum Associates are leading automotive and industrial recruitment specialists for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search.

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