Showsite Sales Manager - St. Albans

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Senior Sales Consultant / Sales Manager to open and run our newest show site which is due to open in the St. Albans area in Feb 2020.

Reporting directly to the National Sales Manager you will ensure that the company ethos for quality and service is presented to all our customers. Working as part of the sales management team you will strive to achieve / exceed targets set by the business and ensure the profitability and success of the site. You will develop and maintain good working relations with the garden centre management team and ensure high standards of presentation are delivered at all times. As the show site is located and operates remotely from head office it is essential that key relationships are developed across the business to ensure a professional service is delivered to the customer.

Key Requirements for the role:

  • Demonstrate skilled maintenance of a sales pipeline
  • Experience of face to face sales
  • Confident to over come objections and close
  • Ensure all sales are recorded and order information entered on to the company CRM system
  • Review own performance, aiming to exceed targets
  • Produce accurate quotations in line with customer requirements and present terms of agreement and close sales
  • Conduct occasional visits to customers property to advise and take measurements
  • Ensure all incoming email and phone enquiries are dealt with both from customers and Head Office
  • Gather and share market and customer information
  • Represent the company at trade exhibitions, events and shows
  • Attend regular sales meetings at our Head Office in Norfolk

Usual working pattern is a three week rota inline with Centre trading hours - two weekends on / one off

Driving licence and car are essential

Occasionally overnight stays will be required to attend sales meetings and events like The Chelsea Flower Show


  • Competitive basic salary
  • Quarterly bonuses for achieving target(up to £10,000 per yr) 
  • Opportunity to earn uncapped commission for exceeding targets
  • Company pension scheme
  • Clothing allowance
  • Free parking

As this role involves working directly with the public an enhanced DBS check will be required prior to appointment.

Salary: £25,000 - £35,000