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Heaven Sends searching for area sales manager

An exciting Field Sales opportunity has arisen for an experienced sales professional who has a passion for gift ware.

You will manage and develop the territory that currently consists of more than 400 accounts. Additionally, the role involves actively seeking and developing new business opportunities, utilising the showroom based at Birmingham head office in and attending trade shows throughout the year.

To help secure this excellent sales role you will ideally have a track record of successfully developing sales within a territory and ideally this will be in the Gift Ware or Retail sector. You will need to be intelligent, articulate, enthusiastic and keen to fit in with what is already a small and successful sales team. You will also have an organised and structured approach and have a good level of IT literacy. Essentially, you must have the enthusiasm not only to develop existing customers but also to seek new business opportunities and achieve targets.

• Recent experience selling into garden centres and merchants throughout the area.
• Excellent relationship builder.
• Good new business development skills.
• Strong negotiator.
• Enthusiastic and positive attitude.
• Pro-active and highly self-motivated.
• Excellent time and territory management skills.

To apply, please submit your CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to


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