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Sales Representative - Northern Beaches and Central Coast

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Job Listing Date
24 Jun 2019
Location
Sydney, North Shore & Northern Beaches
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Sales, Sales Representatives/Consultants

Sales Representative - Northern Beaches and Central Coast

About Makita

Makita Corporation was founded in 1915 as an electric motor sales and repair company who in 1958 became the first company in Japan to manufacture electric planers. Now 100 years on we have a reputation as the world leading manufacturer of power tools and power garden equipment.

We built our market leading reputation for quality and innovation off the back of our core philosophy "Listen, Act & Deliver". We believe the best products are made by spending the time to "listen" to the people who use them and then send that feedback to our world class research & design facilities across the world to then "Act" upon. We take our time to make sure we get these two stages right so can "Deliver" market leading products and innovation.

Our commitment to our Customers is to continue to lead the way by listening to their needs.

The Role

Reporting to the State Sales Manager NSW (North) and working from a home based office, you will be an experienced and unique sales professional with the skills and ability to join and compliment our existing Sydney based SaIes team.

The role has an existing territory (Northern Beaches and Central Coast) and customer base including power tool specialists, hire companies, hardware groups, Corporates/individuals, industrial supply merchants, outdoor power equipment specialists and electric/petrol equipment service agents.

Your ability to develop and maintain successful, long-term business relationships will be instrumental to your success. You will be flexible enough to be part of a team yet work autonomously as and when required.

Previous experience in a similar position would be a significant advantage in securing this position.

You will be primarily responsible for:

  • current sales as well as new business growth;
  • achievement of sales targets with the ability to manage sales cycles/routes;
  • maintaining and developing strong business relationships with customers, colleagues and peers.

In addition, you will be involved in product merchandising, client and consumer product training/presentations, implementation of all promotional activity, launch of new products along with active participation in Trade Shows/Demonstrations for end users.

What skills and experience will you bring to this role?

  • 3-5 years on-the-road sales experience (essential);
  • Extensive knowledge/use of power tools & accessories and outdoor power equipment;
  • Ability to meet sales targets by influencing and negotiating in turn building successful, long term business relationships;
  • Clear and precise communication skills together with the ability to learn and understand technical product;
  • Highly organised and able to manage/prioritise workload whilst sticking to deadlines;
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Office skills;
  • Flexible enough to be part of a team yet work autonomously from a home based office.

Culture

At Makita, we really value our culture and the way we work together to deliver results. Our success is due to the high quality of our products, services to our customers and our people!

Benefits

  • Tools of trade including ipad, iphone and fully maintained tool of trade vehicle (Ford Ranger);
  • Competitive salary and superannuation;
  • Incentive scheme;
  • Home based office;
  • On-the-job training;
  • Flexible and family friendly policies.

Recruitment, Selection and Privacy policy

Selected candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment process entailing interviews, background/reference checks and a medical which includes a drug and alcohol test.

All personal information received by us from you or about you will be stored, used and disclosed by us in accordance with our privacy policy, a copy of which can be found at www.makita.com.au/Company/privacy-policy.

How to apply

Click APPLY to submit your application.

Applications for this position will close on 2 June 2019 or before if we find a suitable applicant.

Please be aware when applying for this role that only candidates who can demonstrate the skills & experience pertinent to this role will be contacted.

To all recruitment agencies: Makita does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Makita employees or any other company location. Makita is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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About Makita

Makita Corporation was founded in 1915 as an electric motor sales and repair company who in 1958 became the first company in Japan to manufacture electric planers. Now 100 years on we have a reputation as the world leading manufacturer of power tools and power garden equipment.

We built our market leading reputation for quality and innovation off the back of our core philosophy "Listen, Act & Deliver". We believe the best products are made by spending the time to "listen" to the people who use them and then send that feedback to our world class research & design facilities across the world to then "Act" upon. We take our time to make sure we get these two stages right so can "Deliver" market leading products and innovation.

Our commitment to our Customers is to continue to lead the way by listening to their needs.

The Role

Reporting to the State Sales Manager NSW (North) and working from a home based office, you will be an experienced and unique sales professional with the skills and ability to join and compliment our existing Sydney based SaIes team.

The role has an existing territory (Northern Beaches and Central Coast) and customer base including power tool specialists, hire companies, hardware groups, Corporates/individuals, industrial supply merchants, outdoor power equipment specialists and electric/petrol equipment service agents.

Your ability to develop and maintain successful, long-term business relationships will be instrumental to your success. You will be flexible enough to be part of a team yet work autonomously as and when required.

Previous experience in a similar position would be a significant advantage in securing this position.

You will be primarily responsible for:

  • current sales as well as new business growth;
  • achievement of sales targets with the ability to manage sales cycles/routes;
  • maintaining and developing strong business relationships with customers, colleagues and peers.

In addition, you will be involved in product merchandising, client and consumer product training/presentations, implementation of all promotional activity, launch of new products along with active participation in Trade Shows/Demonstrations for end users.

What skills and experience will you bring to this role?

  • 3-5 years on-the-road sales experience (essential);
  • Extensive knowledge/use of power tools & accessories and outdoor power equipment;
  • Ability to meet sales targets by influencing and negotiating in turn building successful, long term business relationships;
  • Clear and precise communication skills together with the ability to learn and understand technical product;
  • Highly organised and able to manage/prioritise workload whilst sticking to deadlines;
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Office skills;
  • Flexible enough to be part of a team yet work autonomously from a home based office.

Culture

At Makita, we really value our culture and the way we work together to deliver results. Our success is due to the high quality of our products, services to our customers and our people!

Benefits

  • Tools of trade including ipad, iphone and fully maintained tool of trade vehicle (Ford Ranger);
  • Competitive salary and superannuation;
  • Incentive scheme;
  • Home based office;
  • On-the-job training;
  • Flexible and family friendly policies.

Recruitment, Selection and Privacy policy

Selected candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment process entailing interviews, background/reference checks and a medical which includes a drug and alcohol test.

All personal information received by us from you or about you will be stored, used and disclosed by us in accordance with our privacy policy, a copy of which can be found at www.makita.com.au/Company/privacy-policy.

How to apply

Click APPLY to submit your application.

Applications for this position will close on 2 June 2019 or before if we find a suitable applicant.

Please be aware when applying for this role that only candidates who can demonstrate the skills & experience pertinent to this role will be contacted.

To all recruitment agencies: Makita does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Makita employees or any other company location. Makita is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have experience in a sales role?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?

Right to live and work

You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

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