North & Scotland

  • Head Office Northampton
  • Monday – Friday
  • 40 hours per week guaranteed
  • 20 days
  • Closes: 31.05.24

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced sales professional to join our industry leading sales team. As Sales Manager, you will be responsible for the proactive sales activity in the North of England and Scotland, maintaining existing accounts and opening new opportunities both in the public, health and education sectors. This exciting role will involve travelling to many project, customer, and site meetings. The successful candidate will have the communication and presentation skills necessary to assess customer requirements, interpret these as a design brief for our in-house design team, then present and close the sale.

This is an exciting time to join our business as we look to continue to grow through new initiatives and investments, including expanding our business further into other areas of the United Kingdom and Internationally.

About FG Library & Learning

FGLL are the UK’s leading  specialist designer, manufacturer and supplier of library furniture and interiors. We have a rich history in delivering outstanding solutions for projects of all complexities and sizes, in the UK and all over the world.

As part of Frem Group, we are a proud multi-faceted manufacturer of library shelving and furniture with the ability to offer turnkey solutions to our clients. Because of our capabilities, we also work directly within the education and public sector on other projects outside of just libraries.

Main Duties

-Selling library and education furniture to the public sector, schools, colleges, universities, and hospitals.
-Identify sales & marketing strategies to support and maximise sales opportunities.
-Proactive sales activity with live and dormant local authority accounts
-Responding to new sales leads and enquiries
-Site visits & site surveys
-Sales presentations and workshops
-Write accurate, creative briefs for the design team to interpret into a design proposal
-Represent the company at trade shows and exhibitions.
-Maintenance of sales pipeline and accurate sales forecasting
-Prospecting & account management

Experience, Skills & Attributes

Experience & Skills:
Face to face sales experience (Essential)
Good sound knowledge of Outlook 365 and Microsoft Teams (Essential)
Full UK driving license. (Essential)
Knowledge and experience of working within the educational, commercial or library furniture and interiors industry (Desired)
Previous experience managing / working within a sales territory (Desired)

Attributes:
Professional yet friendly manner
Proactive, enthusiastic approach
Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to listen and interpret information accurately.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Commercially driven and excited by new opportunities

Working Hours & Package

– Monday to Friday, 9AM to 5:30PM (Some flexibility will be required to meet the demands of the role)
– Full time permanent position
– Competitive salary and uncapped commission
– 30 days (Inclusive of 8 bank holidays)
– Company car
– This is a home-based role with some travel to our various group office and manufacturing facilities.

Apply below or send your CV to Josh Hughes, Commercial Director (joshhughes@fgll.co.uk)

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