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Assistant Manager - Electrical Wholesale - £30k

The Company:

  • Our client is a major player in the resale and distribution of Electrical Accessories and are part of an International Conglomerate

  • With an unparalleled range of Electrical products for use within the Electrical Industry, all products are of the highest standard and quality

  • Well established in the UK with a turnover far in excess of £100m this is an organisation that not only has the opportunities to progress and build a career but actively recruits individuals to push through the business

The Role:

  • This role is for an Assistant Manager in one of the Company Stores in Cambridgeshire where you will be helping the Branch Manager with all day to day activity of the branch

  • You will conduct various duties within this role, reporting directly to the Manager, you will also complete reports via the Company IT system

  • It is essential that the merchandising of the store is to the highest level, including stock control, so that the Company is displayed in the best manner and customer orders are completed without delay

  • The job will also require the person to conduct account reviews, ensuring key customers are dealt with correctly and with appropriate pricing

  • You will, from time to time, go out on the road to meet with clients and at various sites throughout the territory

  • It is highly important that the store is managed to the highest standard in all aspects, everyone pitches in to help at all levels

The Ideal Person:

  • It is essential that you come from an Electrical or Engineering sales background within the Construction or Engineering Sector, and have a very good level of sales experience

  • Ideally you would come from an Electrical Wholesale background but this is not an essential requirement of the application process, as long as you can learn new product information to a high standard

  • The role is suitable for someone stepping up from a Field Sales role, for someone wanting to progress towards management and start off as an Assistant Manager

  • Anyone applying for this role will need to be willing to go the extra mile to be successful, have a true passion for sales and wanting to progress a career within the Electrical Wholesale Industry

  • It is a key requirement of the role to have an understanding of the main Route To Market, dealing with small to medium size contractors within a wholesale or trade counter environment

  • You will need to be driven and passionate while being highly professional and outgoing whilst being part of a hard working dynamic team

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK.

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