Sales Manager

  • EB
  • Permanent Vacancies
  • £35,000-£45,000
  • St Albans

Date posted: July 15, 2021

Job Description

Position: Sales Manager
•Salary: £35,000 -£40,000 per annum (depending on experience) + OTE of Approx £50k- £55k
•Location: St Albans, Herts
•Contract: Permanent, Full-Time
•0800 - 1800 Monday to Friday


Our client are seeking an experienced and motivated Sales individual who is looking for career progression. If you have some experience of European Road Transport and Customs processes that would be an advantage, but not essential.

Skills Required

Extensive industry and/or sales training and assistance will be provided to ensure the successful candidate achieves the appropriate targets.

After a brief initial training period, the job would involve the research and identification of suitable manufacturers and industries to target, this would include both existing and prospective clients.

Ongoing training will be needed to properly understand the complexities and specific requirements of International transport since Brexit.
•Sales experience at a senior level negotiating new business gains of typically £15-£20K plus.
•Excellent communication skills, and telephone manner.
•New business sales background.
•The ability to make structured and effective cold calls through to closing.
•Strong organisational and administrative skills.
•IT and computer literate.
•Strong tenacity and work ethic.
•Team player.
•Language (French or German) an advantage but not essential.


Existing client development, maximising the business potential.
Identifying potential new business market sectors
Helping to design and produce specific Customs focused presentations tailored to client’s needs.
Targeting relevant Logistics Managers/Supply Chain Managers.
New business sales canvassing for volume export or import traffics.
Preparing presentations and quotes for new business.
Visiting prospective clients in the UK and in Europe.
Account management will be required for specific clients.
Opening credit accounts for new clients.
Helping to manage a small but dynamic sales team.
Helping the Operations team to solve commercial problems.

Additional Information

Thank you for your interest in this vacancy, which is being advertised by Smart10 Recruitment Group, who are acting as an employment agency / business. Your application will be considered in competition with others and we will contact you within 3 working days if you have been shortlisted.

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