Trainee Area Sales Manager

Location UK / Antrim

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Negotiable

Updated 6 days ago

Reference 1390133

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Trainee Area Sales Manager based in Broughshane

We are looking for a self-motivated, driven Trainee Area Sales Manager to work within the Sales Team to join our team in Broughshane on a full-time, permanent basis. The Trainee Area Sales Manager will form part of an established sales team and it is expected that the successful applicant will be a self-motivated and results driven individual.  Structured internal training will be provided during the first year.

Job Title: Trainee Area Sales Manager

Location:  All areas, Northern Ireland (Based in Broughshane)

Hours of work: 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday

Salary: Negotiable (depending on skills and extent of experience)

Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted.

Main Duties

Pricing projects from technical drawings and retrieving sales literature in order to compile quotations information packs to send to customers via post, fax, email.

Creating and maintaining different pricing structures for different clients

Answering inbound calls on behalf of:

1.The showroom Sales Manager, providing information, entering orders and arranging appointments.  Also answering general inbound sales calls from potential customers, provide them with information, pricing and passing leads to relevant Area Managers in Stephens Catering Equipment Ltd.

2.Following up on quotes given.

  • Assist showroom Sales Manager with customers visiting the showroom and provide them with information, calculations and printouts etc when required.
  • Update and maintain sales literature on computer files by obtaining emails from suppliers, internet research and scanning documents. 
  • Receive sales and general enquiries via email from potential customers and distribute to relevant personal with Stephens Catering Equipment Ltd.
  • Receive monthly sales lead documents, print, photocopy and distribute to Area Sales Managers.
  • Liaise with customers, suppliers and other departments to gain information on stock levels.  Lead times and transport arrangements to help insure that smooth “order to delivery” process.
  • Attend product training
  • General administration duties to include filling, photocopying, scanning, emailing, processing incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Other general duties as requested by management. 

The person (Essential)

  • Possess 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) to include English and Mathematics
  • Full clean driving licence


  • IT qualification – such as ECDL, RSA Stage 2 or equivalent. 
  • Good administrative presentation skills displaying accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Exemplary Customer Service skills.
  • Ability to work to deadlines and targets, and to effectively prioritise own workload 

To apply for this opportunity, please submit your CV by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below 

Closing Date: Monday 18 February 2018

N.B. Applicants must demonstrate on their CV how they meet each of the criteria in order to be short-listed for interview.  As communication will be via email, please check your spam/junk folder. 

Stephens Catering Equipment Ltd. is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.