Our client is one of the world's leading manufacturers of sophisticated software-controlled car park management systems. They have a global presence and their innovative systems provide their customers with a competitive advantage.
Due to on-going expansion they now seek to recruit an Area Sales Manager responsible for driving the sales and marketing activities of their product range in the North of the UK.
You will have independence, but will require working to goals and targets.
You will be based from home, but you will be required to travel within the UK to visit customers and their sites, predominantly in the North.
Develop new customers, building a sales pipeline and supporting existing customers. This includes telephoning (including cold calling), visiting and making presentations to customers.
Assist with the annual sales and marketing plan.
Develop and support key accounts in conjunction with the MD.
Build relationships with companies selling complementary products with view to developing distribution partner channels.
Assist with advertising, PR activities and mailshots for the North.
Produce quotations and tender returns.
Produce regular sales reports & sales forecasts.
Develop strategic partnerships with suppliers.
Assist and man exhibition stands & road shows.
Monitor and assist with the sales of maintenance agreements.
You will have a proven track record in sales and you will be used to independent working and the achievement of targets.
You could come from the Security Systems - CCTV, Access Control, Alarm or Transportation / Mass Transit - Revenue Collection / Ticketing or ATM, Biometrics or gaming sectors. The ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition) sector, Car Parking / On-Street / Off Street / Pay-on-Foot / Traffic / Car Parking Operator sector, or perhaps a systems integration organisation or capital equipment manufacturer or a technical company who deliver project solutions to the Public sector for e.g. NHS, Police, Local Authorities or Retail sectors.
Any knowledge of IT based electro-mechanical products / client server systems / equipment controlled through the internet would be highly advantageous; but full product training will be offered.
You will have a current UK driving licence.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a manufacturer of technically advanced systems who value their employees and has good team spirit.
You will be provided with full product training and support.
A starting salary c. £35,000 p.a. - £40,000 p.a.+ commission OTE c. £50,000 p.a. - £55,000 p.a. + a package that includes a company vehicle, pension 3%, + phone + 25 days holidays.