Optical Area Sales Manager - Essex/Northamptonshire
Zest Medical Optical Sales Recruitment are working in partnership with a market leading optical Lens manufacturer who are seeking to recruit an Optical Area Sales Manager for a full time vacancy in the Essex/Northamptonshire region. Our client is internationally recognised as a well-established optical lens manufacturer and is associated with quality, reliability and innovation.
Based on territory which includes postcodes (NN, MK, CB, IP, CO, CM, SG, LU, AL, WD, EN, IG, RM, HA, UB) you will be responsible for the Account Management of a number of optical outlets across the region. Your task will be to increase product sales and provide commercial support through administration, training, promotional activity and guidance to improve effectiveness and ultimately profitability of the stores and branded products. The role will involve the detailing of new products and marketing initiatives to the account base, negotiation of pricing within agreed company guidelines and ensuring an effective marketing plan is developed. You will work closely with each practice allocated and your success will be measured through development of professional relationships but also your commercial acumen which will enable the stores to over deliver not only on their own targets but also customer expectations and practice experience.
The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar optical field sales role, although they may also consider exceptional Dispensing Opticians and optical Retail Managers looking to develop a career in sales.
In addition you must be able to demonstrate a strong employment history with natural career progression with the ability to highlight and draw upon key career achievements. It is essential that applicants possess excellent communication skills and are comfortable working in a results driven market. Consequently, key personality traits such as tenacity, determination and an entrepreneurial flair are highly desired.
In return the successful applicant will be rewarded with a basic salary between £30,000 to £35,000 plus an excellent bonus scheme, in addition to an excellent range of company benefits. In order to discuss this opportunity please send your CV or call Steve McMurray on 0114 238 1723 for more information.