Area Sales Manager

Bedmax Ltd.

Location: Buckinghamshire
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Closing Date: Tuesday, March 23rd 2021

Job Type: Business Development / Customer Service / Home Based / Sales

Job Description

BEDMAX Shavings was the first company in the UK to make purpose-made, high quality shavings especially for horse bedding. Celebrating our 21st year Bedmax was founded and is still based near Belford in Northumberland, we have three dedicated manufacturing plants in Nottinghamshire and Hampshire and Northumberland.

BEDMAX Ltd, is looking to recruit a highly motivated and experienced sales professional to be part of the BEDMAX team and to develop and maintain sales across the South East and East Midlands.

Reporting to Head of Sales, this field-based role involves key account management, identifying potential customers and developing awareness of the BEDMAX portfolio of products, through face-to-face sales calls and education.  The range of customers includes wholesalers, retailers, racing and competition yards, colleges and veterinary establishments.

Main Duties:

  • To provide a high level of customer care across all types of customer.
  • Initiate and deliver Sales and Marketing action plans and strategies
  • Source and develop new customer leads through strategic planning
  • To build strong relationships with new and existing customers
  • To respond to sales enquiries and resolve any complaints fairly
  • Maintain sales activity records through our Sales-I system
  • Participate in trade and consumer events

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a proven track record within a field sales environment
  • Be commercially aware, and a results-driven self-starter
  • Demonstrate achievement of sales growth, targets and objectives
  • Be highly self-motivated, friendly and organised
  • Be comfortable and skilled in delivering presentations

 The Offering:

  • A competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Company car, phone and iPad
  • Contributory pension

The successful applicant will be our eyes and ears on the ground, developing relationships and leaving no stone unturned. You will not be micro managed but will have a professional ‘can do’ attitude, taking pride in your work and being part of our brand.

Applicants need to be based centrally within the area and must have a full clean driving licence.  Applications are welcome from the equine sector and other similar field sales environments such as agriculture or small animal, however some knowledge of the equine sector and a passion for horses would be beneficial.

Please apply by email to emma@equine-careers.co.uk with your CV and a covering letter stating why you would like to work for BEDMAX Ltd, your suitability for this role and your salary expectations.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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