Area Sales Manager

Manufacturer of power tools and accessories
Now Recruiting due to Expansion
Market leader in Ireland

THE COMPANY: In business for over 30 years, our client is seeking 2 new sales professionals to join the team as they grow their business in Ireland. They sell a comprehensive range of power tools and accessories to merchants/retailers and on-site with construction contractors across the country. They are a manufacturer and have a great name in the market for high-end products.

THE ROLES:

Area Sales Manager: In this role you will focus on the distribution side of the business, selling to merchants, wholesalers, DIY/Hardware stores and retailers across the island. The account base in NI is well-established whereas the potential for growth is stronger in the Republic of Ireland. Extensive travel will be involved as this is a 32-county role. You will sell at buyer level with the larger clients and sell right through to store managers and owners. To be successful in the role, you must be confident with new business acquisitions as well as account management. A full company induction is on offer. Ideally, you will have a strong sales background, with experience selling at group/buyer level. Industry experience isn’t necessary. Candidates coming from FMCG sales looking for a career change would be an excellent fit for this position.

Basic salary £28,000 – £32,000

Commission: £10,000 +

Fully expensed Company Car

Mobile and Laptop

Product Specialist: In this role you will be liaising directly with the contractors on site and then backselling via the existing merchants in your area. This is also a nationwide role with extensive travel across the Republic of Ireland. This is a more junior role, sales experience is not essential for this position. If you are driven, ambitious and hard-working with a passion for sales then this will be a great move for you. However, if you are coming from the industry with contacts in the construction sector there is scope to make this a more senior position. Full sales and product training will be provided. This is a great opportunity to break into sales and work for a global market leader.

Basic salary £25,000 – £32,000 DOE

Commission: £10,000 +

Fully expensed Company Car

Mobile and Laptop

LOCATION: Ideally candidates based within commutable distance of Belfast