Area Sales Manager – Northern England, Scotland and Ireland

The Mountain Boot Co is seeking to recruit an exceptional sales manager to work with its world class portfolio of brands including Scarpa, Grivel and a host of leading climbing brands. The role covers an exciting range of retailers and geography.

The Role 

- Business development of our extensive and diverse business in Northern England, Scotland and Ireland. 

- Representing world class brands.

-Generating ranging penetration, gaining forward order commitment, forecasts and optimising asap possibilities within a wide range of premium accounts. 

- Training and sell out support for independents and branches of leading outdoor multiples including - Cotswold, Blacks, Go Outdoors, Ellis Brigham, Snow and Rock, Nevisport and Tiso. 


Ideal candidates will demonstrate 

- Proven track record in field sales & strong existing knowledge of the outdoor retail landscape. 

- High competency in order generation, stock merchandising, account handling, point of sale display placement and maintenance. 

- Proven track record in winning hearts and minds of retail staff and influencing their sales activity. 

- Dynamic and energetic approach to the role 

- Clear understanding and affinity with technical outdoor products and the end use resulting in the ability to converse daily at all levels with retailers in the sector. 


- Relish extensive travel in the territory and engaging with retail staff at all levels on a daily and intense basis. 

- Be willing to engage in travel outside of the 9-5, to ensure optimum call rate and journey efficiency, whilst demonstrating a track record in previous journey / territory management planning

- Be willing to work selective weekend days in store and out of hours to support retail sell through. 

- Clean driving licence required 


The opportunity offers -

- A chance to join one of the premier and progressive distributors in the sector. 

- A chance to work for some of the most recognised brands in the world 

- A chance to work in the best geography for both retailer and activities!

The role comes with an attractive package including…

- Basic salary (Negotiable and experience related)

- Company car

- Optional company pension scheme with employers contribution

- Optional health care option 

- Death in service benefit 

- Staff kit allowance and generous staff purchase terms 


Closing date for applications 23rd July 21