“On the road” Sales person: Are you a service minded and enthusiastic individual? Do you want to work with relationship building sales? Do you enjoy travelling and spending time with people, making business and building relationships with your clients? Then this could be a job for you!
Anglo American Oil Company ltd (AAOC) are the UK distributors for Swedish produced Aspen Alkylate petrol – A low emission petrol alternative designed for small engine machinery. The Aspen brand is the market leading alkylate petrol in the countries throughout Europe which it is sold in. Aspen is currently sold within a dealer network of around 350 shops around the UK. AAOC is a family owned business employing a total of 16 people in which the Aspen side of the business is rapidly growing. For more information please visit www.aspenfuel.co.uk
As a sales person for Aspen fuels, you will be responsible for sales within northern England and Scotland. Your key clients will be garden machinery dealers, hire shops and other suitable outlets. You will develop a business relationship with each shop and their employees. As a sales person, you will be responsible for the complete sales process including developing new business with new shops, training shop staff about the technical aspects of the product and how to market it to their customers. You will also be responsible for maintaining/entertaining current dealers, working closely with them to develop their Aspen business further and educating them about new products or campaigns in their area.
You will also be working with end users of the product such as councils, tree surgeons, landscapers and golf clubs. Educating them about the benefits of Aspen fuels before pointing them to their nearest suitable dealer.
Being situated in your area is a bonus so that you can easily get to your customers. Ideally based near Sheffield/Leeds, Up to 100 overnight stays in hotels are to be expected so that you can be out in the field 4 days per week. Sales meetings will be held at company HQ in Poole, Dorset. A company vehicle will be provided and a driving licence is a must.
As a suitable candidate you should be focused on achieving goals and be driven by new challenges. You should have good planning skills when it comes to structuring your working week and visiting/booking meetings with your clients and are happy to work with your car as your office as it is out visiting customers that you enjoy the most.
We are searching for a person with a basic technical understanding of simple engines as found on garden machinery, a strong drive for success, business sense and social skills to be able to work with people from within each sector of the industry. Previous experience within sales is a must and experience in working with technical products or within the garden machinery industry is a strong bonus.
As a person the ideal candidate should be a fit and healthy non-smoker who enjoys spending time meeting and working with new and repeat customers.
Please not that we do not employ smokers due to the fact that the products that you will demonstrate are flammable.
Higher education is a bonus but as a minimum we would require the candidate to have the following GCSE’s or higher equivalent.
Maths: C or above
English: C or above
Science: C or above
The candidate will need to show a basic competence in office based computing software.
Starting salary in the region of £25-30k depending on experience + commission based bonus.
To apply, please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org the address below.