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UK Dealer Sales Manager – Machinery - Midlands

Job Title: UK Dealer Sales Manager – Machinery - Midlands
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands
Industry:
Salary: £45K - £50K basic + 20% commission + car allowance etc
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 11295b
Contact Name: Rebekah Shields
Contact Email: Rebekah@agriRS.co.uk
Job Published: July 21, 2015 10:39

Job Description

THE ROLE:
This UK Sales Manager position is with a leading Agricultural and Construction Machinery Manufacturer. It is an extremely exciting time to be joining this global business.  The position is a UK role but with an office based in the West Midlands and will be responsible for proactively managing multiple business aspects of nominated Dealer Accounts in a manner which achieves targeted machine sales volumes; enhances company margin from sales, maintains dealer receivables within agreed parameters and improves customer satisfaction.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • To develop, implement and manage sales and marketing initiatives for dealer accounts within the assigned region, in a highly processional capacity
  • To develop and agree annual business plans for each dealer account, providing regular documented feedback on progress vs plan throughout the year
  • To identify, appoint and assist in the development of new dealer accounts, where appropriate, within the region
  • To ensure all dealer accounts are formally contracted, current and aligned to the business’s Standards
  • To establish dealer sales targets and provide forecasts for machine sales, in line with the annual business plan
  • To secure sales orders for machines in line with agreed targets whilst striving to maintain or improve company sales margins
  • To actively participate in the management of credit control aspects of dealer accounts
  • To train and advise dealer staff (or end users) on company products, machine applications, services, warranties and basic aspects of technical sales
  • To proactively liaise with other company functions to ensure dealer accounts have access to engineers, field service and other team members as necessary
  • To carry out on-going research of local market and business activity and identify new opportunities for current and future products
  • To receive feedback on existing products and services, as well as changes, enhancements and new products and convey information to engineering and marketing team members for research and consideration
  • To submit regular local submission of market data/KPI’s in line with agreed input targets and measurement tools
  • To actively participate in establishing; tracking and consistently reporting on dealer/end user customer satisfaction levels
  • To attend trade shows; dealer conferences and exhibitions and play an active part in marketing activities as appropriate.
  • To act as the spokesperson for the brand, harnessing and encouraging relationships, where possible for the good of the wider group.


THE COMPANY:
A global manufacturer of agricultural and construction machinery, with an enviable market share.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Recent experience in selling capital equipment/capital goods to a dealer network in the UK.
  • Commutable to the West Midlands office.
  • Full driving licence
  • Either a relevant degree or relevant experience working in a fast paced and competitive market.
  • Solid level of experience with definable key achievements in sales environment
  • Proven experience of coaching and leading teams or projects.
  • Track record of new business development
  • Looking for a long term successful career with plenty of career progression opportunities


THE PACKAGE:

  • Basic Salary: £45,000 -£50,000, depending on experience. Plus 20% commission.
  • Benefits: Excellent car allowance, Mobile, Laptop, Full Work From Home Equipment, Full Benefits Package as you would expect from a market leader, 25 days holiday and definite opportunities for long-term career progression.


Please email your CV to Rebekah@agriRS.co.uk

We thank all applicants who respond, but please be advised that only those short listed for interview will be contacted.

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