Area Sales Manager

Bridgewater Resources UK

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and proactive Area Sales Manager to join a successful business who are one of the biggest names in their sector. With 15 strategic trading locations and a divisional turnover of circa £120 million, they are part of a £900 million turnover group who already employee over 2,000 people nationwide.

The business distributes a wide range of DIY, gardening and housewares products to business customers including high street retailers, garden centres, DIY stores and independent hardware stores across the UK and Northern Ireland.

Role Responsibilities

This role is an excellent opportunity to build a successful area sales career with a market-leading group. You’ll take on a well-established £4 million sales territory covering the South Coast (East and West Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire). You will complete an initial products and processes training period at their largest trading location based in Chesham, Buckinghamshire before moving into the field-based role.

As an Area Sales Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and building on relationships with a well-established portfolio of customers including large key accounts
  • Driving sales growth by identifying opportunities to develop company performance and revenue
  • Ensuring the achievement of set targets and objectives
  • Presenting, communicating and selling to a well-established customer base
  • Establishing relationships with new customers


You will be given the tools to be successful and the freedom to make an impact and progress in this highly sociable and fast-paced industry.

As an Area Sales Manager, you will receive:

  • Starting salary of £30,000 (£40,000 OTE)
  • Your share of the company’s profits in the form of a lucrative uncapped bonus
  • Company car, mobile and laptop
  • Optional membership of the excellent company pension

Role Requirements

To be successful in this Area Sales Manager role, you should be:

  • An experienced field salesperson – preferably in a business-to-business environment.
  • Ideally knowledgeable about the DIY/ Hardware sector
  • An excellent communicator
  • Ambitious, driven and self-motivated
  • Able to build relationships with people from all backgrounds and age profiles
  • Ready to hit the ground running

Think you have what it takes? Apply today to find out more!


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