Area Sales Manager (South of England)

Location Southampton
Salary £35000 - £40000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Sales and Marketing
Reference J9078-1
This position is a field based role covering a dealer network for Marine Outboards, Boats and Marine Equipment in the South of the UK
Main Activities of the role:
  • Promote the Marine Outboard, Boat and Equipment product portfolio and its services to a designated area or customer base, including spare parts sales
  • Support customer with sales enquiries, limited technical, service and parts information – liaise with relevant contacts within the network
  • Keep in touch with market conditions and competitor activity.
  • Attend exhibitions, both in an active selling role, market research and support build up and down
  • Advise correct and best selection of engine type and model for each application in conjunction with the dealer/end consumer and in-house technical team.
  • Produce quotations.
  • Develop a monthly strategy in conjunction with the Line Manager to meet Company sales objectives.
  • Identify, maintain, and expand dealer network where required for sales, parts and service.
EXPERIENCE 
• Minimum of 5 years in Leisure Marine Engine Industry or related business managing dealer networks
• Experience in boat sales up to 35ft, preferred but not essential
• Experience in Marine Equipment sales, preferred but not essential

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
• Outboard Motor product knowledge
• Knowledge of the engine market and competition
• Have ability to prepare quotations
• Be self-motivated and able to plan own area
• Computer literate
• Presentation skills
• Good skills in excel

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