Area sales manager

Posted: 10 Jun 2024
Location: Southwest of England
Company: Mims Pottery and Errington Reay
Salary: £34 - £38k

Mims Pottery and Errington Reay are amongst the UK’s leading brands of outdoor pots and garden decor. Established in 1987, the company has been trading from its Glasgow headquarters for over 37 years and enjoys a prominent position within the UK garden centre trade.

We are recruiting for an Area Sales Manager to cover our existing Southwest of England territory, ideally based in Taunton. This is a full-time permanent position with an immediate start.


Reporting to the Operations Manager, this role involves actively growing existing business and developing new accounts within the territory. You will be responsible for managing a portfolio of existing and new customers and maintaining these relationships.

You will be supported by the area merchandisers to manage retail displays, maximising stocks and service levels.


  • £34,000 TO £38,000 per year depending on experience
  • Company vehicle
  • Commission incentive (uncapped) after successful 6-month probation and KPIs
  • 29 days holidays (inclusive of bank holidays and birthday), rising to 34 with length of service
  • Company events
  • Company pension


  • Previous field sales experience is essential, ideally with established relationships with garden centres. Training will be provided.
  • You must be an excellent communicator with the ability to develop strong relationships.
  • A full clean driving licence is required.
  • IT literate

Applicants should be willing to travel extensively and be adaptable to longer working hours during our peak trading times.

Please apply with your CV, current salary and earliest start date.