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Area Sales Manager Home based covering East Anglia Region

Zoek Pin Winchester, Hampshire, England

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 7 days ago

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a conscientious Area Sales Manager - East Anglia to join our team at Ecophon, this role is covering East Anglia Region. You will develop and implement a targeted sales plan for the agreed geographical area to deliver increased market share and a preferential product mix at best possible price through team work and customer relationship building across channels, functions, the wider business and active engagement with core trade customers.

The Saint-Gobain Ecophon UK & Ireland is a successful collaborative team of specialist acoustic experts, resulting in the supply and delivery of innovative acoustic ceilings and wall solutions to the construction market.

SG Ecophon also manufactures and markets acoustic products and systems that contribute to a good working environment by enhancing peoples' wellbeing and performance. Our promise "A sound effect on people" is the core backbone of everything we do.

Ecophon has business units in 14 countries, delegations in another 30 countries worldwide, and approximately 800 employees. The head office is located in Hyllinge, just outside Helsingborg, Sweden.

Hours: hours a week, although a level of flexibility is required to meet the needs of the business

Key Responsibilities

Create and develop an area sales plan for the agreed geography in line with the regional sales plan.
Creating a clear vision and structure for development of projects and customers which can contribute towards the overall plan objectives
Engage and encourage development
Taking ownership of their individual development plan with the assistance of coaching and mentoring from their line manager and other members of the business if appropriate
Engage with all teams in order to sustainably deliver the objectives of the are plan
Implement the area plan, in conjunction with the Regional Sales Manager and cross channel colleagues, to deliver the best possible balance of volume, product mix and profitability
Development and create sales opportunities with the implementation of new product area plans, in line with national and regional sales plans
Work closely to support other sales colleagues with regard to technical expertise where appropriate
Be the focal point for the exchange of information between customers, sales teams and other departments so that up to date data is available and added to the CRM system to make sure all parties can make a serviceable balance of supply and demand is maintained
Drive a proactive culture of safe working practices and wellbeing across all business activities to ensure that colleagues are engaged by looking after their own safety and the safety of othersWhat we are looking for in an Area Manager (East Anglia)

Reasonable education standard
IT literate
Strong numeracy skills
Full driving licence
A team player
Well organised
Profession yet approachable
Quick thinker
Sales and negotiation skills
Highly motivated
Customer focused
New business development
Openness to change
Emotional intelligence
Communication skills
ArticulateIn return you'll get some great benefits…

A defined contribution pension scheme
Competitive salary
Access to 100's of high street and leisure discounts, as well as a state of the art rewards system
As part of Jewson, you're automatically covered by the Saint-Gobain Life Assurance scheme.
Plus, plenty more!

Working for Saint-Gobain Brands

We are an inclusive employer and keen to hire talented people regardless of their background, abilities, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, what football team you support, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you!

We believe that working in a diverse business can be more enjoyable, teams can be more innovative, and make better decisions. We already employ many fantastic people from diverse backgrounds, but we still want to do more.

So, we are on a mission to make Saint-Gobain inclusive and accessible to all, with role models for you to look up to and learn from, no matter who you are!

The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role. We can't guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting. But, we promise to listen

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