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Technical Sales Manager (Remote)
Office Owls Recruitment are working with a leading Staging company. They are very well known in the industry and are the top performing business in their field. They are looking to appoint a Technical Sales Manager that can promote new product lines in existing and new business nationwide. About you. As a self-motivated technical sales professional, you will grow and support their rigging, trussing and staging business within the UK. Acting as a brand specialist for the range of products and other associated brands, you will support colleagues with their sales as well as develop and manage your own account base. You will strive to meet and exceed both revenue and margin targets whilst maintaining a high level of customer service. Key Responsibilities. Your primary role will be the development of new clients/opportunities, advising and selling to existing clients and representing and championing their range of products. You will be expected to: Identify new commercially viable business opportunities Meet agreed sales revenue and gross profit targets Develop and maintain strategic business relationships Follow upon your leads and those generated by trade shows or incoming enquiries Produce accurate quotations for customers Ensure all sales projects are delivered on time and within the customers budget Visit customers and demonstrate a varied range of technical equipment Liaise with internal departments including Operations, Accountsand Purchasing Attend industry functions and trade shows where directed, to build and maintain theirpresence in the market Be aware of new and existing competitors and their effectiveness in the marketplace Be aware of the new products in the marketplace Bean ambassador for the the company and sister companies Undertake any other reasonable duties as instructed by your line management About Your Skills & Experience You must be able to demonstrate the following: Strong rigging, trussing, lifting and temporary staging experience, gained from working in a hands-on environment. Confidence in communicating with a wide range of stakeholders Being capable of using your own initiative and be able to work under pressure Able to manage your own time and work with other team members to ensure the timely completion of required tasks. Enjoy dealing with new people and able to gauge potential sales opportunities Be able to present yourself professionally in different sales environments An understanding of the complexity and pressure around a live performance A thorough understanding of Health & Safety compliance in the rigging & entertainment industry The following skills are desirable but not essential: Good sales knowledge and experience A working knowledge of CAD and the ability to understand stage plans Good IT skills The successful applicant must have a valid, fullUK driving licence.