• Posted on Apr 28, 2021
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Job Title: Area Sales Manager – Scotland

Reference: AJ0752

Company: Abacus Playgrounds

Based in: Bathgate

Contact name: Bill Worthington

Contact email: [email protected]

Abacus Playgrounds are the UK’s leading installers of surfaces for outdoor play and sports. We are looking for a confident outgoing personality to manage sales as part of our team based in Bathgate. Perfect for a person who is professional, focused, self-motivated and ambitious.

This is a key sales role helping with the development of our business in Scotland and Northern England. Duties will involve following up on sales leads, arranging appointments to visit new and existing customers and carry out site surveys, maintaining client records, organising paperwork for ongoing orders/enquiries and first point of contact for customers on the phone.

Use of our database system and knowledge of spreadsheets is required as well as good communication skills and good organisation skills.  The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, be efficient and organised.  An advantage to any applicant would be to have experience dealing with the public sector and had some involvement in tender processes related to the construction industry or local authorities.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Manage sales enquiries/leads and follow up with site surveys/quotes as necessary
  • Making outbound calls to existing/new customers
  • First point of contact inbound calls dealing with enquiries
  • Outbound calls to potential new customers to generate enquiries
  • Active involvement in marketing activities as required by sales director
  • Sales administration i.e. sending out quotations, quote filing and database upkeep
  • After sales support for customers as required by sales director
  • Travel to various sites across sales area territory

We want our workforce to reflect the communities we serve. We therefore welcome applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, religion, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. Non EU nationals will be required to prove working status.

As part of your application, please submit a brief statement outlining why you feel you are suited to the role. This statement will also be used to assess your fluency in English so please feel free to sell yourself and your suitability for this role.

Applicants must have at least 1 year sales area management experience and live within a daily commutable distance of Bathgate. Applicants who do not meet this criteria will not be considered.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: negotiable based on experience, benefits to include company car and attractive commission scheme.  Drivers licence required.