Regional Sales Manager

Reference number: 13588


RATIONAL is seeking a Regional Sales Manager to join our team in the United Kingdom covering South Wales and the West of England. The successful candidate must live in the region, so within postcode SA, CF, LD, NP, HR or WR.                                 


RATIONAL is the leading global manufacturer of commercial cooking systems offering the most beneficial cooking solution for professional kitchens. 



As a RATIONAL Regional Sales Manager (RSM) you are responsible for the planning and execution of sales activities resulting in significant sales growth by dynamically driving RATIONAL to market leadership in the assigned region. This position works independently and as a team player. The RSM is responsible for building contacts, cultivating relationships, and developing sales with support and collaboration of their Sales Director to develop market share and sales growth in their respective region.
Your scope of responsibility
•    Promote and spread the message of our iCombi and iVario products through RATIONAL Cooking Live culinary events
•    Development and implementation of operative plans for the UK in accordance with the company’s strategy
•    Conducting cooking shows and culinary trainings in “your” region 
•    Development and expanding of efficient and long-term partner and dealer network
•    Coordination and implementation of all sales and marketing activities
•    Support and controlling of sales partners
•    Pre- and after-sales activities of end-users (sales visits and training)
•    Participation at exhibitions and trade fairs


Your professional profile
•    Strong culinary background
•    Passionate about food and cooking
•    Experience as a Sales Manager in the kitchen equipment industry is regarded as beneficial
•    Outgoing and convincing personality to build customer relationships
•    Self-reliant, solution-oriented way of working with outstanding team skills
•    Fluency in English 
•    Computer literacy
•    Valid driver license 
•    Travel frequency for the company (80%), normally within “your” region 


What counts for us are your qualifications - regardless of age, gender, disability, sexual orientation/identity or social, ethnic, or religious backgrounds. We welcome applications from all people with diverse backgrounds


We look forward to receiving your application! Your referral is also welcome.
In case of any questions please do not hesitate to contact Helen Varley.