Graduate Area Sales Manager – £23-25K+ car + bonuses

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Interested in food? Living in the Midlands? We have picked up a couple of great sales roles for graduates who like to get out and about.
A market leading supplier of bakery products and ingredients to food service, manufacturing and baking industries with over 6000 business customers across the UK, 270 staff and a turnover of £120m.
They have just put together a company graduate training and development programme for their area sales manager roles as they look to bring in future leaders.
Graduate Area Sales Manager
A field sales role covering an area across parts of Yorkshire, Greater Manchester and Cheshire. You can be based anywhere in this territory and must be willing to travel – a company vehicle is provided.
Typically spending 3-4 days per week on the road you will be managing, developing and increasing sales profit contributions with existing and new customers in your area:

Establishing and maintaining sound business relationships
Advising customers of current and future promotional activity and products launches
Pan and execute sales opportunities within new markets
To act as an ambassador for the group
Dealing with any customer problems in a timely manner

Training includes:

Spending time rotating around departments to understand the wider business
Shadowing the regional sales manager
Learning about the portfolio of products
Attending external sales and negotiation courses
You will be given a 2 year personal development plan at the beginning to help you to learn and progress

The successful candidate will receive a salary of £23-25K and a company vehicle, and will be eligible for the bonus scheme. An additional perk is the benefits platform which offers discounts on over 800 retailers and there are a few other benefits.

Full UK driving licence
Degree educated, most subjects welcome
Strong interest in food, particularly in baking
Experience in building face-to-face relationships with customers
Genuine motives to work in a target driven sales career

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