Friday, October 30, 2020

Area Sales Manager

Area Sales Manager

Website Ansell

Ansell are a market leading manufacturer of quality internal and external energy efficient LED lighting solutions, for Commercial, Domestic, Industrial and Retail applications. Currently there is a job opportunity for an Area Sales Manager to join the company.

Salary: A very attractive package, including a competitive base salary, on target bonus, and company car.

Location: Field based. Covering Dublin and surrounding counties. Overnight stays may be occasionally required.

Purpose: Responsible for promoting the Ansell Brand and building on existing Customer Sales Base

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Identify sales opportunities and follow up on existing accounts for business development
  • Maintain and build existing Wholesale relationships and develop new relationships where necessary
  • Build strong contacts across the related electrical trade base, including Contractors, M&E Consultants, Architects and Designers
  • Demonstrate and present products to individuals, small groups and larger audiences
  • Identifying key decision makers across all aspects of the electrical sector
  • Maintain on-going up to date product knowledge, especially features & benefits, and communicate clearly and effectively to customers
  • Effective time management and route planning
  • Attending trade exhibitions, conferences and meetings
  • Maintain high levels of customer service and demonstrate an exceptional standard of professionalism at all times
  • Handle and resolve customer issues in a professional, effective and timely manner
  • Conduct market research to identify trends and manage sales activities accordingly
  • Meet company area sales targets
  • Monthly reporting on key sales issues and statistics, generating sales reports, detailing sales figures and market trends
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with Ansell staff at all levels, ensuring regular communication with Managers, Technical Engineers and support functions


  • Confident, personable with a passion for lighting
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build and maintain strong relationships
  • Previous proven sales experience
  • Strong negotiating and decision-making skills
  • A positive, solution driven mentality with a proactive and can-do attitude
  • Commercial awareness
  • Strong IT and numerical skills
  • Full clean driving licence

Please forward your CV and a covering letter to Pippa Leighton, HR Advisor.

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