South and West UK Sales Manager

South and West UK Sales Manager

Ark Consultants UK Ltd

As an exciting and vibrant outdoor sports company working across multiple disciplines and channels, we are recruiting for a like-minded field sales person to join our team. The role will involve selling to and managing retail clients across Ark’s exciting portfolio of brands; OMM, Nordisk, Yeti, Buff & Extreme Food.

Ideally, we are looking for a colleague with sales experience, preferably in the outdoor and or sports industry (other areas will be considered though), and a demonstrable depth of knowledge, experience and enthusiasm for the ‘great outdoors’ and running.

Location: Field & home based
Contract: Permanent
Duration: Full Time
Salary: Competitive

Responsibilities

  • Supporting and growing sales to existing accounts.
  • Generating new leads, securing new business.
  • Training of staff in independent retailers and branches of national accounts.
  • Efficient route planning, extensive territory travel.
  • Reporting, budgeting and analysis.
  • Attendance at UK and International Trade shows/events.

Skills/Experience

  • Two or more years in a field sales position.
  • Interest in and existing knowledge of running and or the ‘great outdoors’.
  • Understanding of technical materials, products, applications and use thereof.
  • Knowledge of and existing relationships with Ark’s retailer base.
  • Sales, budgeting, planning.
  • Training retail staff.
  • Good verbal, written and numerical communication and analytical skills.
  • Computer skills – Outlook and Excel.
  • UK Driving license.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and able to work under own initiative.

Applications for this role have now closed.