New Year, New Challenge? Do you want the opportunity to really make an impact? We have an exciting opportunity for a Regional Sales Development Manager covering Bristol, Bournemouth and Wales. We have massive growth plans over the next 24 months and you could be at the forefront .
You'll drive the development of a focused and proactive sales culture across the sub-region in partnership with the Benchmarx Sales team consisting of Regional Sales Manager, Contract Sales Managers and Area Sales Representatives to drive profitable sales within the region.
Its key that you ensure the safe delivery of National and Regional business strategy through the achievement of AOP and by leading the effective delivery of sales, operational processes and customer service through the branch network in your Sub-region.
Whats in it for you?
Competitive salary package plus great Bonus package
22 days holiday, plus bank holidays
Save-as-you-earn scheme / Buy-as-you-earn scheme / Contributory pension scheme
Colleague discounts across a variety of our Group businesses including; 20% off at Toolstation, we also have a number of online discounts at leading retailers from theme parks
to eating out and cinemas.
What will I be doing?
Continually develop an awareness of competitor activity and local developments and opportunities.
Maximise sales opportunities through effective collaboration with your wider external sales team colleagues, the National Sales & Central Sales functions and other group brands
Support Branch Managers in coaching and developing Kitchen Designers and Business Developers to maximise customer activity, and achieve personal targets and objectives, through reviewing and identifying opportunities to improve weekly KD meeting outputs, the use of the Customer Management Tool, and the quality of the quote bank.
Monitor performance, using structured review meetings ,assessments and results analysis, to identify areas of success and under performance, in turn ensuring poor performance is addressed promptly, success is recognised and opportunities maximised.
Offering high quality kitchens and joinery products, Benchmarx is a major supplier to the UK building trade. Part of the Travis Perkins Group, we pride ourselves on being a great place to work. We're a top employer that looks after our people and empowers them to look after our business and our loyal customer base.
So if you think you have the drive, energy and determination to make things happen then this role could be for you.
We're looking for someone who can:
Confer with customers and representatives of associated industries with a view to maximising sales and the profitability of the region
Ensure that all Company rules, regulations and Codes of Practice are followed and that all staff are qualified to carry out their duties in a safe, timely and efficient manner
Provide excellent service to the customer identifying products required and offering alternatives if necessary to profitably maximise the sale of goods
Work regionally to target new business through supporting Branch Managers and specific customers in line with the Benchmarx Sales Strategy
Work on new branch launches and ad-hoc projects as and when required
What experience do you need?
We really don't mind what sector you come from, it's your transferable skills we are interested in, leadership and sales and engaging and inspirational leader with excellent communication skills and a proven track record of success. You will be highly motivated, innovative, tenacious and be able to work in a fast paced environment. With a high level of supplier, competitor and market commercial understanding, you will be able to drive business growth, through operational excellence and world class customer relationship building, to make a real difference to the bottom line.
What experience do you need?
We really don't mind what sector you come from, we just want your transferable skills and great attitude, this includes, supervisory or management experience, sales experience, exceptional customer service and a thirst for learning. Whatever your background, we'll support your development and offer you the opportunity to make the role your own.
Does this sound like you?
We hope you can say 'Yes' to all of the characteristics below - they are in the DNA of all our fantastic Regional Sales Development Managers Are you:
Someone that is highly adaptable, resilient and tenacious with high levels of energy and drive.
Someone who thrives in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
Career focused and want to build a career to become a key player in the success of a large PLC?
So do you have:
Excellent communication skills at all levels (internal and external), verbally and written, with the ability to manage, influence and motivate others
Ability to work on own initiative with a minimum of supervision
Excellent customer service skills
Ability to relate to a broad spectrum of individuals and influence performance in a multi site role
Sound knowledge of all products and materials - experience within the Kitchen sector would be desirable
Previous experience in a similar role, with a knowledge of company procedures
Good organisational skills with the ability to plan and prioritise the work of self and others
I.T. experience including the ability to work with Excel Spreadsheets and to produce and interpret basic financial/statistical information
In return, you'll have every opportunity to drive your career forward within a large and expanding Group with deep local roots and strong family values. We offer terrific training and development, an attractive salary and benefits, bonus scheme and discounts.
We're driving to become a truly inclusive employer. We want everyone to be at their best and it's our ambition that everyone within our Group feels safe, welcome and confident to be their authentic selves. You be you, it makes us, us.