Area Sales Manager


Manufacturer of Industrial and Commercial Lighting

Area Sales Manager

East Midlands and East Anglia

Up to £55k d.o.e +Company Car/Allowance +bonus

· Fantastic opportunity for a candidate within lighting or electrical sales

· Opportunity to work closely with M&E Contractors and wholesalers in project design

· Forward thinking and innovative lighting solutions across many categories

· Great potential to grow the region and earn well

· A fantastic team and lots of autonomy in the role

East Mids and East Anglia ASM

THE ROLE: As an Account Manager within the Eastern region you will spend your time building relationships and winning project specifications with M&E Contractors, as well as managing the wholesaler relationship within your region. You will be selling a range of industrial, commercial and emergency lighting products as well as some controls which can be stand alone or part of an integrated BMS system. Candidates with experience in lighting, cabling or associated electrical products will do very well. Candidates working with or for electrical wholesalers should also apply as full training and support will be given. You will be looking to secure and manage projects within the Commercial and Public sector and aim to grow the turn over in your region. Working as part of a close knit and highly successful sales team, you will represent a profitable and forward-thinking company. The position will require you to demonstrate your understanding of project management, relationship building and organisation as well as technical credibility and passion for products. Key to success in this role is a proven track record of field sales and strong sales process with effective communication techniques. Candidates need a team player mentality but also the ability to work alone and be self sufficient in their region.

THE COMPANY: Growing manufacturer of lighting solutions. With factories in China and a strong technical and customer support team in the UK, they are in a great period of growth and offer stability and confidence. The business offers sales people lots of support and training. An exciting time to join with a wide variety of industrial, commercial and public sector projects to be involved in.

We are looking for individuals who meet the following criteria:

· 3 years or more working in field sales within lighting or electrical sector

· Understanding of M&E Contractors or Electrical Distributors

· Ability to manage a pipeline of projects and long sales cycle

· An organised, driven and professional salesperson with good attention to detail

· Understanding of electrical or technical drawings/technical aptitude is desirable but not essential.

Salary: up to £55,000 basic salary, plus up to £20k OTE, company car, mobile, laptop, 25 days holiday, pension scheme