Area Sales Manager

Posted a week ago by Ecophon


The Role

Area Sales Manager - Wales & South West England

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced sales professional to join our passionate and knowledgeable team as the Area Sales Manager. This exciting role will see you develop and implement a targeted sales plan for the agreed geographical area to deliver increased market share and a preferential product mix at best possible price through team work and customer relationship building across channels, functions, the wider business and active engagement with core trade customers.

What will I be doing in the role?

In the role as an Area Sales Manager you will;

  • Develop specifications with customers from architects and designers to distributors and contractors
  • Identify and develop new target customers and projects
  • Conduct presentation to key clients of Ecophon projects
  • Utilize our CRM system to capture customer and project intelligence
  • Negotiate with decision makers at all levels within commercial guidelines
  • Provide accurate reporting and forecasting
  • Work closely to support other sales colleagues with regard to technical expertise where appropriate

Am I who you are looking for?

First and foremost we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; we innovate, we collaborate, we're agile, we act with entrepreneurial spirit, and we're supportive of and close to our customers. Does this sound like you?

For the Area Sales Manager specifically it is important that you have:

  • Experience in specification / business to business sales
  • A technical understanding of drawings and plans
  • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent presentation skills and an ability to engage and influence
  • A proven sales records

What about the business I'll be joining?

There are 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that recruit talented people in the UK and Ireland. However, regardless of which business you join, you are assured to be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.

This vacancy is working for Ecophon - part of the Saint-Gobain group, we develop, manufacture and market acoustic products and systems that contribute to a good working environment by enhancing peoples' wellbeing and performance.; Saint-Gobain is the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, with over 170,000 employees and operations in 67 countries worldwide. With such a significant presence we are proud to offer our employees a career without boundaries… Are You In?

What will I get in return?

As part of the wider Saint-Gobain group, Ecophon is able to offer a competitive starting salary and benefits package. In addition, you will have access to a career without boundaries - this could see you progressing within Ecophon or in one of the other 30+ businesses in the UK. Progression in Saint-Gobain isn't always upwards; talented employees also move into new and exciting functions or indeed overseas, to one of the 67 countries in which we operate. The one thing you can be sure of is that you can have an exciting and varied career at Saint-Gobain, where only you set the boundaries to your success.

What do I need to do now?

We would love to hear from you! In order to find out more and apply, please click below to register and submit your CV on our careers site. We will be in touch with you after your application to tell you about the next stages.


The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role. We can't guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting. But, we promise to listen.

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