Dealer Account Manager - Dublin or Cork Permanent 25 July 2022 Our client is a Major Trade Appliance Brand, who are currently seeking a Dealer Account Manager. The role is based in Dublin or Cork Responsibilities: To attain and retain a full product knowledge of all equipment, attending regular training and development events and completing all on-line E-learning modules. Prepare and manage a regional business plan relating to customer visits, product demonstrations, marketing, presentations and dealer/consultant development. Responsible for the sales process in the region to secure orders. Preparing and executing Cooking Live culinary events. Increase customer base through customer development within a dedicated market segment and/or applicable commercial market segments by interacting with new customers, end-users, dealers and consultants to achieve the sales plan. Manage and grow territory volume by pursuing both identified opportunities and creating new opportunities, with responsibility for pre-qualifying potential end-user customers. Prospecting in person via cold calling and on the phone. Increase customer base by growing and developing the Dealer network and Consultant/Designer network for specification. Time management - preplan your daily/weekly/monthly plan. Work your plan and follow up. Document all customer-related information and activity within our Customer Relationship Management system (SalesForce). Prepare monthly sales reports/forecasts and provide customer analysis. Develop, implement, and review with Sales Directors, business strategies documented in business and marketing plans needed to secure and sustain growth targets. Monitor and report issues affecting sales, competitive pressures in the market, and competitor activity. Participate in Regional/National Trade shows, exhibitions to maximise sales potential and achieve the sales plan. Attend regular sales meetings to review sales and performance results, activities, and strategic plan. About You: A minimum of 5+ years of sales experience within food service operations/chef experience desired; sales and/or marketing experience within the food/catering industry is preferred. Have experience setting budgets, creating plans to meet budgets, and working your plan. Have a proven track-record of increased sales/revenue. Associate/Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience; culinary degree or equivalent experience desired. Certificates/Licenses/Registrations: Applicable food service certifications preferred. Computer skills: Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook. Location: Dublin or Cork Salary: Highly Competitive Package Job Ref: 8730BF To apply send your CV email@example.com, through our website www.peoplegroup.ie For further information regarding this role, please contact us on 01 6619636. Want to compare your salary in Ireland? mysalary.ie Follow and Connect with The People Group on LinkedIn and Twitter The People Group is a Recruitment consultancy, specialising in Sales, Marketing & Management, established in 1989 and based in Dublin 2. Our experienced team works in both the contingency and search areas, covering all industry sectors including: Digital, FMCG, Financial Services, Technology, Professional Services, Telco, Legal, Utilities, Retail, Agency and Tourism, on a permanent as well as temp/interim basis with a strong focus on Mid to Senior Level roles.