▷ (15h Left) Area Sales Manager - #59797

Headlam Group Plc


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Stafford
Contract type: Full time
Headlam is Europe’s largest floor covering distributer, with a long 30-year heritage, with many of our market leading businesses and brands within the group having been established well before becoming part of Headlam

If you want to know about the requirements for this role, read on for all the relevant information
Our purpose, vision and values set out how we want to make a positive difference for our industry and wider sector, how we want to be seen and how we work together
· Our purpose is *creating great places for our communities to live work and play. *
· Our vision is being *the leading, most trusted experts in flooring.*
· Our shared strategy is to *deliver success, together*
And we’ll deliver this by all our businesses working *the Headlam Way* – which are our shared values
· Our shared value of always doing the right thing remains at our core – we treat people fairly and do business the right way
· And our number one value is *keeping each other safe and well*. It’s vital that we all work safe and get home safely at the end of each day
People are at the heart of our business and we have an unrivalled wealth of expertise and skills across the group, keeping our industry strong, relevant and rich with expertise and delivering for every customer
You will be responsible for:
· Managing your area to deliver *sales revenue* targets
  • Build
  • relationships
  • with new and existing
  • customers*; advising and influencing them to grow flooring sales for our business

· Place and present *sampling and displays* to introduce customers to new products and ranges and drive incremental sales
· Managing customer *pricing* quotations and terms to reflect the complexity of products, price points, volumes and credit terms
A competitive basic salary, bonus package, company car, share save scheme (optional) private healthcare and contributory pension scheme are on offer to the successful candidate
We are looking for a sales professional to be part of the team with *Mercado* the largest distribution business within the Headlam Group
The role sits within our specifically covers the Postcodes *B, CV, DY, WY, DE, ST, TF, LE, NN, WS*
You will inherit a significant customer base of Independent Retailers and Contractors with a great potential for further growth. Whilst we have a strong and enviable brand, we need to keep evolving to remain leaders in our field
Your role will be to identify new and existing customers’ potential and leveraging opportunities to grow sales with existing products. You will launch our new ranges across Carpet, Vinyl, Laminates and Safety Flooring products into your customers, utilising sales samples and the product literature provided
You’ll be working across a large geographical area – so you’ll be organised, structured and conscientious in how you approach your territory and journey planning, reporting and follow-up activity
Being out on the road means you’ll need to be self-reliant and self-motivated, but we’d like you to be a great team player too! We have a strong team ethos and encourage all colleagues to work together to provide the best experience for our customers
*In particular you’ll bring:*
Sales success – in a retail, wholesale or other customer-facing role
· An impressive track record of driving sales via a consultative-selling approach
· You’ll ideally have some experience in a floor coverings, soft furnishings, DIY or home-related sector – or an interest you’d like to develop
· Strong organisation skills and experience of working with CRM or similar systems
· A strong work ethic and a passion for exploring new opportunities to build business with your customers
· A full, clean Driving Licence
*TO APPLY - YOU MUST BE ELGIBLE TO WORK IN THE UK.*
Job Type: Full-time
Benefits:
* Company car
* Company events
* Company pension
* Cycle to work scheme
* Employee discount
* Life insurance
* Private medical insurance
* Sick pay
Schedule:
* Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:
* Bonus scheme
Experience:
* Sales: 1 year (preferred)
Licence/Certification:
* Driving Licence (preferred)
Work Location: On the road
Reference ID: Area Sales Manager

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