Area Sales Manager (Commercial Vehicles & Services)

M4 Recuitment
From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
04 Oct 2016
20 Nov 2016
Contract Type
My client, an established commercial vehicle main dealership are looking for a new Area Sales Manager to join their business. Reporting directly into the Sales Director, the main responsibility of this role is to promote the sale of a range of products and services including new vehicles within the Witham region. As the primary customer contact for both new sales and aftersales services the role seeks to enhance existing customer relationships as well as identify and convert new custom. Essential Duties and Key Responsibilities Pro-active selling and marketing of the dealerships vehicles and their range of products and promotions in line with agreed sales & profitability targets to both new and existing customers. Maintaining regular and professional contact that develops strong customer relationships with both existing and prospective customers Actively utilise and maintain customer data within CRM system. Develop relations with both internal departments and suppliers, ensuring effective communication that delivers business objectives and quality customer experience Maintain knowledge of changes in legislation, vehicle models, company policies and technical assistance Candidate Requirements Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Effective negotiating and influencing skills Excellent customer service skills Ability to organise work on own initiative and work under pressure Ability to identify opportunities for business development within the region Ability to work unsupervised and to set targets Comfortable with Telemarketing and cold calling new customers Ability to work as a team member Good computer skills ¡nc. MS office in particular Current heavy vehicle licence Knowledge of the heavy truck and bus industry 3 to 5 years relevant work experience in sales Experience / skills regarded as ideal but not essential Comfortable dealing with prospects and customers from Board level to owner driver Ability to show perseverance Motivated by successful target achievement Positive approach toward the use of CRM Keene and Lord Limited Keene and Lord Limited is an employment business and operates as an equal opportunities employer. Authority to issue an advertisement in respect of the above mentioned position has been obtained from the hirer concerned. We also have a number of unadvertised opportunities across the UK within the Automotive, Commercial, Logistics & Supply Chain and Sales sectors. This job was originally posted as