Lighting, Area Sales Manager – Midlands
£40,000 - £48,000 basic + Car Allowance + commission + expenses
New opportunity to work for this established brand specialising in manufacturing highly efficient lighting solutions for community and public areas, transportation and Government bodies.
Working throughout the Midlands region, primarily Birmingham down to Gloucester and up to Nottingham, West to Shropshire and East to Leicester, you will focusing on specification/ project led business with consultants and contractors throughout the sales region
Your responsibility is to grow the revenue and profitability from the area which includes managing lighting projects from concept / specification stage, through to securing an order either directly from a contractor or via a wholesaler.
You will develop and seek new business opportunities and prepare weekly and monthly reports detailing the sales activity, opportunities and market conditions.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced lighting/ electrical salesperson, self –driven, results orientated, and with a positive outlook and a clear focus on high quality standards - mature in outlook, credible, determined and comfortable when dealing with senior personnel.
The ability to understand CAD drawings would be an advantage with a recognised electrical industry qualification or a similar technical qualification or background. You should already have a successful background within the lighting industry, though candidates with demonstrable track records in specification project sales to Electrical Consulting Engineers and Contractors will be considered.