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Current Vacancy

Job Title: Area Sales Manager
Department: Regional Sales
Location: Yorkshire
Reports to (direct): John Pye


To promote and sell the company’s products and services to your allocated shredding clients, and new shredding clients, in your defined geographic territory, to achieve/exceed personal and company New Business sales target. To develop the business in line with Business Plan, and to increase the range of services Restore Datashred offers to new and existing clients. To deliver effective Account Management to your allocated clients to ensure portfolio retention in line with personal and company retention targets.


  1. You will be responsible for prospecting and winning new shredding business from new customers, and allocated clients.
  2. To provide effective Account Management to your allocated clients.
  3. To develop knowledge of potential clients and establish a database of prospects, customers, market and competitor information within your territory. Generate market intelligence form a variety of sources such as journals, trade magazines, directories, websites etc.
  4. Develop strong commercial partnerships, including key relationships with any allocated third parties, local business bodies (e.g. Chambers of Commerce), and appropriate trade groups within your territory.
  5. To ensure that tenders, quotes and contracts are completed on time. All customer quotations should be compiled in line with the current price matrix. Specific permission from your Manager should be sought before selling “off matrix”. All tenders must be brought to the attention of the Restore Datashred Bid Team to ensure compliance and consistency.
  6. To carry out ‘Site Surveys’ of prospect sites, and offer advice on our services in accordance with the site environment, customer requests and requirements.
  7. You will be required to communicate with and assist the Restore Datashred Management Team as well as co-operating with the colleagues in Corporate/FM Sales and Telesales, in securing new business within your territory.
  8. To liaise and form good working relationships with colleagues within our Division and other Restore PLC Divisions.
  9. To work closely with members of the Customer Care Team and Administration Support Team to ensure timely and effective support of allocated clients.
  10. To liaise with fellow Areas Sales Team, Telesales and Corporate FM Team colleagues to ensure key information is shared in relation to cross-client opportunities and 3rd Party activity, including wins and losses that may effect your colleagues’ 3rd Party Clients.
  11. You will be responsible for setting out clearly defined service level agreements and key performance indicators to ensure that we are delivering the expected level of performance in accordance with our client expectations.
  12. You will also be required to communicate with your relevant Depot Manager(s) and Depot Teams, (minimum one planned meeting per month), to ensure full continuity of service for your account portfolio and new business opportunities.
  13. You will be required to attend sales meetings and produce periodic reports detailing any new sales, developments or client requirements. These reports will be submitted to your manager at an agreed time and in the agreed format.
  14. You will be expected to maintain the CRM System in a timely manner (minimum daily), as instructed by your Manager.
  15. You will be expected to adhere to the KPIs set for this role, including (but not limited to) appointment and prospecting activity.
  16. It is the responsibility of all employees to actively contribute to the development of the business, by undertaking any task or duty, which they are deemed competent to carry out.


  1. Knowledge of the company sales and service computer system.
  2. Knowledge of the company’s products and services.
  3. Good Territory Management
  4. Knowledge of terms and conditions of contract.
  5. Waste & Recycling awareness.
  6. Data Protection Act awareness
  7. Good communications skills.
  8. Good negotiation skills.
  9. Good organisational skills.
  10. Good interpersonal skills.
  11. To be self motivated.
  12. To be flexible.
  13. Full and valid UK/EU Driving License

*** The above is not an exhaustive list but an outline of your duties. All Restore Datashred employees need to be aware that they may be asked to perform tasks and be given responsibilities as reasonably requested.


May be required to stay away from home from time to time

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