Area Sales Manager (JR960b)

Vacancy – Sales Executive/Business Development

Industry – Electrical and Lighting Distribution

Location – Wandsworth, SW London

Salary – up to circa £30K negotiable + bonuses


Our client is a a very successful electrical wholesale business. They are recruiting for an experienced Sales Executive to cover Wandsworth and the surrounding South West London area.

The purpose of the role is to develop the customer base in the area by opening new accounts and growing profitable business in line with the commercial objectives of the branch and in a manner which exceeds the expectations of customers.

Duties & Responsibilities

To exceed sales and billing margin targets in order to make profit
To open new accounts and develop these so that the branch broadens the customer base
To keep aware of trends and opportunities in the marketplace – including the activities of competitors
To actively introduce and promote new products to both existing and prospective customers
To promote products and brands that meet the Company’s commercial objectives. For example own brand and selected supplier brands
To manage their territory and portfolio of customers in an efficient manner


Electrical Wholesale background

Previous B2B Sales and Business Development experience
Must be able to demonstrate success in a sales role
Experience of working to KPIs, in a Sales and Margin driven organisation


Deliver on commitments made
Take a proactive role in self-development
Proactive – ability to drive business forward
Disciplined, with a structured business plan
Sales driven
Strives to exceed goals
Ability to quickly prioritise tasks
Makes tough decisions in a timely manner, sometimes with incomplete information and under tight deadlines and pressure
Ability to remain calm under pressure
Good time management


All applications are dealt with in the strictest of confidence.
Rhodium Consulting Ltd is a niche recruitment consultancy specialising in wholesalers, merchants and distributors within the building products sector. We strive to be the industry leader in delivering the highest calibre of candidates to our client companies, whilst enhancing the careers of our candidates. For further information and contact details, please visit our website at

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