As an Area Sales Executive, you will be given a designated area in which to sell the company’s portfolio. A role as a Sales Executive is a great place to start if you want to develop a career in sales and it’s from here that you can work your way up within a sales team to a senior sales position.
An Area Sales Executive will work as part of a team and will be given a personal sales target as well as a team sales target. This job is perfectly suited to someone who enjoys a challenge and working closely with customers. You will usually be provided with a company car and an expense account in order to service customers. It is an environment that is sales target driven and so this role is not a 9 to 5 job and is best suited to someone who can work flexible working hours in order to achieve optimum results.
What does an Area Sales Executive job description include?
As an Area Sales Executive you will be given a patch to work and it will be your responsibility to develop your customer base in that area.
Weekly/monthly or quarterly sales targets may be set and it is up to you to achieve targets, which could be linked to a commission based salary.
You may also be expected to achieve a set number of ‘visit’ targets inline with your sales targets for new business and/or maintaining existing customers.
Area Sales Executives are expected to prepare and submit weekly/monthly reports detailing progress against targets.
Key skills and qualifications of a Area Sales Executive:
You must hold a clean driving licence.
Previous experience as a Sales Executive may not be required, but you should be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of sales techniques, together with good commercial awareness and understanding of the International/Domestic Courier Industry.
Area Sales Executives require excellent interpersonal, communication, listening and negotiation skills.
Good numeracy and presentation skills are essential in this role.
You must be able to operate Microsoft Windows Office Suite.
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