Area Sales Manager

Job Title: Area Sales Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Derby, Derbyshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: J893197_1513782687
Contact Name: Melanie Mortin
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 20, 2017 15:11

Job Description

Area Sales Manager - South UK


A truly global company who are specialists in calibration and asset management services, this dynamic business are present in 19 countries and operate in over 30. With nearly 3,000 employees worldwide they service a unique blend of over 35,000 clients annually, providing an exceptional "one-stop-shop" solution for all. They are one of the largest calibration companies internationally, and have a strong market hold in the Aerospace and Defence industries across the UK.


The Area Sales Manager will be responsible for growing sales in your designated area through the development of new business and growing existing customer sales. You will be fully accountable for generating sales revenues in your designated area, calling on both existing and potential customers and providing a consultative approach.

Key Duties;

  • Manage sales territory - in this case South of the UK, predominantly South West
  • Identify sales leads and actively follow up potential customers
  • Lead tender processes for the area
  • Present to new and existing customers, demonstrating company's capabilities and consulting with customers to provide a good solution
  • Work with UK senior management team to set and monitor sales objectives
  • Submit reports and forecasts, providing information to internal departments so that quote generation can take place without delay
  • Attend trade shows


The ideal Area Sales Manager will be comfortable in an external sales role, and adept at developing relationships with customers. They will possess the following;

  • Knowledge of the Calibration market - ideally with some form of Electrical Instrumentation or Mechanical/Force Torque experience
  • Strong ability to build and develop new business
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Proficiency in IT - Word, Excel, Power Point is essential, plus a good working knowledge of utilizing CRM systems.
  • Able to meet deadlines, work well under pressure and multi-task
  • Able to travel and stay away overnight when required.
  • Full clean driving license


  • Excellent basic dependent on experience
  • 20% bonus
  • Car, Mobile Laptop
  • Pension and Healthcare

Great opportunity to join a truly global company who are going through a period of expansion in the UK.