The Area Sales Manager - North is a key position for DESIGNA UK.
You will be responsible for driving the sales and marketing activities of the DESIGNA product range in the North of the UK.
You will have independence, but will require working to goals and targets. You will be based from home, but you will be required to travel within the UK to visit customers and their sites, predominantly in the North.
On occasion, you will be required to visit the DESIGNA headquarters in Kiel Germany
Assisting with the annual sales and marketing plan
Achieving the sales to meet the budget both in turnover and profit terms
Developing new customers, building a sales pipeline and supporting existing customers. This includes telephoning (including cold calling), visiting and making presentations to customers
Developing and supporting key accounts in conjunction with the MD
Building relationships with companies selling complementary products with view to developing distribution partner channels
Producing quotations and tender returns
Assisting with the CRM package
Producing regular sales reports e.g. sales pipeline
Producing sales forecasts e.g. monthly, quarterly and yearly
Assisting with advertising, PR activities and Mailshots for the North.
Assisting and manning exhibition stands & road shows
Providing customer product specification requirements to the DESIGNA product Management team
Coordinating with the DESIGNA UK Operations Manager and his team with regard to the installation, maintenance and service of sold projects.
Monitoring and assisting with the sales of maintenance agreements
Degree or equivalent experience
Previous experience in technical sales.
Previous industry experience in the Car Parking or associated sectors