Branch Supervisor / Sales Agent

4Horse Ltd.

Location: Devon
Closing Date: Friday, November 4th 2016

Job Type: Customer Service / Management / Sales

Job Description

Arthur Cottam & Company is looking for a hardworking candidate to join their expanding sales team. On offer is a contract of 12 set hours working in the farrier supply store in Teignmouth, Devon (generous hourly wage).  The remainder of the role is set aside for the candidate to work as a freelance sales agent for Barker Wholesale selling a wide range of equine products including the new and exclusive IV Horse range.

Arthur Cottam Horseshoes:

You will be required to serve the farriers during the twelve hours of opening a week, which comprises of three mornings a week and two late afternoons. This would offer the successful candidate a good base earning for the limited hours the candidate will be tied to the store while the remaining time can be spent on the relatively untouched market for Barker Wholesale (Below). The successful candidate would be required to spend the twelve hours based in store growing the farrier supply customer base, with extensive data, support and leads provided by Head Office.

Barker Wholesale Role:

The remaining time the successful candidate has, would be required to work on a fantastic commission rate, selling a broad range of equestrian products with a focus upon the IV Horse range. IV Horse is a brand that has many pre existing customers but has little coverage in the desired area meaning a large market for the successful candidate to target. Despite the support provided by Head Office, a successful candidate would need to be self-motivated to grow the brand into retail stores throughout the country.

During all hours worked, Head Office will be on hand to assist wherever they can to support a successful candidate in both roles outlined.

Arthur Cottam and Company has been in business for over ninety years and is a leader in the equestrian industry. Despite working remotely for most of the hours worked, you would be joining an extremely hardworking and friendly team. 

  • Candidate must have their own transport
  • Good telephone manner & well organised
  • Self-motivated
  • Forward thinking, driven and hardworking
  • Flexible with hours
  • Good equestrian knowledge 

In return, we would offer a successful candidate a secure fully paid twelve hours a week, plus competitive commission rate on all orders for Barker Wholesale, a work mobile phone and a work computer.

Candidates need to reside within 20 minutes from Teignmouth, Devon to successfully cover the Farrier store when required.

Sales Agent Territory covers Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire, Glos 

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