Area Development Manager – North East

Hours: 8 .00 am – 6.00 pm Monday to Friday
Location: North East
Salary: Circa £35,000  plus bonus

Our client a rapidly expanding organisation within the Funeral Sector is looking for an experienced Area Development Manager to join their team.  With over 140 branches, the company have grown significantly. The company is investment backed and has strong acquisition targets.

Reporting to the Regional Development Director, you will ensure the consistent delivery of the highest levels of client service in this multi-site management position across branches in the North East area. You will focus on building and maintaining the image of the business in local communities, growing the business consistently through community engagement and building the local reputation.

Duties will include leading, inspiring and motivating the area’s teams to deliver excellence in client service as well as increasing market share and achieving business growth.  Also identifying the training needs of the teams to ensure they are fully trained in all ranges of services and sharing “best practice” and successes with colleagues.  The successful candidate will be used to working with budgets, financial reports in addition to identifying and implementing specific marketing initiatives.  You will also be responsible for achieving successful audit results.

The successful candidate will have proven, substantial experience either within the funeral or a similar industry managing multiple sites and a dedication to the provision of excellent funeral services. You will have effective communication and interpersonal skills, strong community engagement and presence along with excellent IT skills and a clean driving licence.

To apply for this vacancy please click here or email with your CV in Microsoft Word format.