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Sales Manager

Job Description

Thrive Shepton are delighted to be working with our new client based in Wincanton, who are looking for a Sales Manager. You will be joining an impressive company with 20 years of success.

As a Sales Manager you will be responsible for managing and developing a sales team, co-ordinating sales operations. You will work with high-profile customers, evaluate budgets and determine ways to simplify, maintain and improve the sales process. Implementing techniques that allow the business to meet and surpass its sales targets on a continual basis.

General Duties:

  • Ensures the running of a smooth and excellent sales office providing excellent customer service both internally and externally. Managing staff within the internal sales office.
  • Provide management with key information regarding the sales office performance, daily, weekly & monthly.
  • Attending and representing the company at trade shows as required (2-3 times per annum).
  • Create and report KPI's.
  • Develop and implement new sales initiatives working with the marketing team and management.
  • Evaluate and review practices and activity, to increase sales and give the customers the best experience.
  • Develop and implement strategic sales plans that expand the customer base
  • Support and collaborate with Operations Manager on courier & haulage activity. Ensuring customer expectations are exceeded and all claims are dealt with in a timely manner
  • Manage client accounts and build strong and long-lasting relationships.
  • Manage & maintain departmental procedures.

Working Hours:

  • Monday to Friday 0830-1700 - 30 minutes lunch break

Knowledge/ Experience & You:

  • At least 2 Years previous experience running a sales office
  • Proven experience of organising and managing staff
  • Must have an enthusiasm/passion to support sales development
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Desirably have knowledge of Sage
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word & Outlook
  • Enthusiast, pro-active individual
  • Excellent Organisation & time management skills
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.

What you need to do next:

If this position sounds of interest and you would like to be considered.

Please contact the team at Thrive Shepton on 01749 342982

Thrive Shepton are acting as an employment agency in relationship to this vacancy.