Area Sales Manager

Job Details
  • 4189
  • Hidden Hearing
  • Kingston upon Thames
  • Contract, Full Time
  • £40,000 + bonus (OTE £50,000) + attractive perks

Territory Manager (Area Sales Manager) – Retail / Healthcare

12 month fixed term contract.

Do you enjoy leading, supporting, and inspiring others to reach their goals?

If so, this is a superb opportunity to manage a Sales Team within a designated area (South East including Kingston-upon-Thames, Croydon and Guildford) and play a key role in enabling Hidden Hearing to further increase growth through effective leadership. You’ll be working within a fast-paced, diverse and fun environment as part of an ambitious business.

The Package

As a Territory Manager you will receive a base salary of £40,000 and have the opportunity to achieve OTE of £50,000 through a generous bonus scheme. Benefits include:

  • Company car or car allowance
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Mobile phone with an agreed monthly allowance
  • LifeWorks Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family
  • Health insurance
  • Ongoing training and excellent career progression opportunities

You’ll be employed on a 12 month fixed term contract, with full time hours between Monday to Friday.

The Territory Manager (Area Sales Manager) Role

Reporting to the Area Manager and Sales Director, as a Territory Manager you will demonstrate leadership to deliver on the budgeted level of sales within your branches. You’ll be responsible for overseeing up to 8 branches within your designated region, and up to 30 employees.

80% of your time will be spent with colleagues in these branches, where you’ll demonstrate strong observation, feedback and coaching skills to improve and maximise individual and branch performance. Your duties will include, although not be limited to:

  • Attending daily branch meetings
  • Ensuring all relevant employees are fully trained and identifying any specific training needs
  • Developing employees in line with company objectives
  • Working closely with the Area Manager and Regional HR Business Advisor to identify and manage performance and dealing with employee concerns
  • Assisting and supporting your team in resolving customer complaints in a timely manner
  • Undertaking individual audits and branch stock takes when required

What will I need to be considered for this Territory Manager (Area Sales Manager) vacancy?

  • Proven experience within a multi-branch sales management role, ideally gained within a geographically dispersed retail and / or healthcare business
  • Proven operational and people management experience
  • Experience of analysing and interpreting sales data
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels
  • IT literate, with knowledge of Microsoft Office and the ability to learn in-house systems
  • Ability to influence, motivate and coach others
  • Strong organisational, effective decision making and problem-solving skills

The Company

Established in 1968 as a family-owned business, Hidden Hearing is dedicated to providing the highest standard of care possible, with more than 100,000 people trusting us to test and care for their hearing every year. We employ over 500 people and we operate from hearing centres nationwide.

It is often said that being part of our team feels like working with family and friends, as we pride ourselves on our down to earth, supportive culture. We truly care about each and every member of our team. In fact, we became the first dedicated hearing retailer to be recognised as an Investors in People in 2005. We were re-accredited with a Silver Award in 2017 and won Silver Employer of the Year 2018.

We encourage our employees to be actively involved in the company and in return we will reward you with excellent ongoing training and development opportunities to grow and progress with us.

Graham Lane, Managing Director, says, “We make a life-changing difference to people living with hearing loss and we do so through exceptional colleagues. I’m proud of them and what we’ve achieved recently in being recognised with the award for Employer of the Year by Investors in People.”

All applications for this Territory Manager (Area Sales Manager) vacancy are to be submitted online.

PLEASE NOTE: By clicking apply on this site, you will automatically be redirected to the Hidden Hearing website, where you will be required to complete an online application.

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