Sales Manager

Posted a week ago by Aston Jones

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£22,000 - £25,000/annum + bonus

We are recruiting on behalf of my client who are a reputable company based in Manchester that offers storage, workspace and office space solutions to both businesses and residential customers across the North West. They are an ambitious brand with a number of sites and are now looking for a motivated, dedicated Store Sales Manager to be based at their site close to Manchester Airport. You will need to have a mature approach to the role and must be comfortable working alone and as part of a wider team.

Role responsibilities:

- Nurturing inbound sales calls, conducting a needs analysis over the phone with customers and closing sales

- Store based role, face to face retail sales selling to both business and residential customers

- Telephone sales – calling previous customers who showed an interest with the intent to close the sale over the phone

- Lead and manage all new and existing customer enquiries and ongoing expectation

- Develop and maintain an effective enquiry management process that results in a sale

- Finding and winning new customers will be a key element to this role. All activity is incoming and you must qualify all enquiries and manage through to sale

- Research the client base and find new types of customers to sell to

- Demonstrate all products and services effectively

- Opening and closing the store

- Make the product appeal to all target markets

- Utilising and updating the CRM system

- Must set a positive example across the business

- Contribute towards ensuring store standards are maintained and exceeded

- Ensuring individual areas of responsibility are fully undertaken 

- Coordinate activities with other team members

- Follow store management schedule

- Other duties as and when required such as chasing debtors, ensuring the store is clean and tidy etc

Essential requirements:

  • Previous store management experience is essential
  • Telephone sales experience is also a distinct advantage
  • Strong communication and organisation skills
  • Ability to sell and close deals
  • Charismatic personality with the ability to engage face to face with customers
  • Strong team player with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Computer literate
  • Must have a full UK driving licence with own vehicle

For the right candidate my client is offering a fantastic package:

  • Competitive base salary between £22k and £25k depending on experience
  • Bonus structure to be discussed and agreed but anywhere between £3k to £8k pa depending on performance
  • 40 hour working week to be worked over Mon – Sun on a rota basis, must be comfortable working weekends! 
  • Free parking
  • Stable, secure, permanent employment
  • Supportive, friendly work environment
  • Full training and development will be provided
  • Plus a host of other benefits to be discussed at interview stage

This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful and growing team of professionals. My client is interviewing now so send your CV asap to be considered for this role.

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