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Territory Manager in Training

Job Title: Territory Manager in Training
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Portsmouth
Industry:
Salary: £24,000 + Various Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: PST-2001
Contact Name: Liam Tack
Contact Email: liam@zonerecruitment.com
Job Published: October 29, 2019 13:30

Job Description

Zone Recruitment are recruiting on behalf of a large pest control company who are looking for somebody to join their sales team as a Territory Manager in Training. This sales opportunity is within the industry leading Institutional division, which offers comprehensive chemical products and solutions to meet the needs of customers across the foodservice and hospitality industries. After completing an initial training program, you will be assigned to an established territory of customers including restaurants, hotels, schools, long-term care facilities, and more. You will provide recommendations on advanced cleaning and sanitation processes and programs that drive a positive guest experience and create cleaner, safer, and healthier environments.

What’s in it For You:

  • Paid training program that includes job shadowing, e-learning modules, structured field activities, and customized classroom style training, allowing you to learn from subject matter experts with proven success
  • After your training is complete, grow your income as you drive sales in your market
  • Plan and manage your schedule in a flexible, independent work environment
  • Receive a company vehicle for business and personal use
  • Carve out a long-term career path in sales, corporate accounts, or leadership

What You Will Do:

  • Grow sales within an existing territory of food service and hospitality accounts by providing customers with training, regular and emergency service and sales demonstrations
  • Cold-call and prospect to secure new accounts, as you build the brand in your market
  • Learn customers’ ware washing systems and devise unique solutions as their expert on advanced cleaning and sanitation processes and programs
  • Apply your mechanical aptitude to install, repair and perform maintenance on ware washing, laundry and dispensing equipment and systems; leveraging this service to strengthen the customer relationship
  • Demonstrate safe equipment use, ensuring that your customers’ facilities are fully operational and teams are properly trained

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Field sales experience
  • Willing to be on call during off hours and during weekend coverage
  • Must have a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous business to business commercial sales experience
  • Industry related experience in food service, laundry, housekeeping, hospitality and/or pool and spa
  • Mechanical problem solving experience (e.g. plumbing, electrical, HVAC and/or mechanical experience)

*Note: *Zone Recruitment endeavour to respond to all applicants, however, due to application volume sometimes this is not possible. If you have not received a response within 14 days then on this occasion, unfortunately your application will not have been successful. We do not retain your details on file unless you are contacted first. Your personal data will not be used for any other purpose other than to be presented for the position applied and/or for other roles which will be discussed by our Consultants with you directly.