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Daystate production

Vacancy - Sales Manager

For the group of companies Daystate Ltd, MTC Optics & Brocock.Ltd

Job location: Eccleshall, in Staffordshire & countywide on periodic sales visits

Job suits: A confident, reliable and outgoing individual who can work independently and is prepared to work out of office for 2 days a week.

Main role:

  • Working within a small team to maintain current accounts and increase business as opportunities arise. The right candidate may at a future date be responsible for export sales.
  • Day to day tasks: Managing product sales from the Staffordshire factory (ST21 6JL). Arranging own diary to carry out visits to UK based customers, currently the expectation is for visits to take place 2 days a week
  • Using Account Software (Sage) to access sales data and to be able to generate weekly and monthly reports.
  • Able to write a short-written visit report on shop visits.


No formal qualifications are necessary; however, a successful candidate should have aptitude and experience in sales. A successful candidate needs to be technically minded, be able to understand the company’s products and able to relay that technical information to customers. They should be able to use their own initiative and develop ideas to generate new business in order to maintain and increase sales.

Other tasks:

  • Working with the Marketing team to assist with ways to promote the goods.
  • Arranging and attending shows across the UK both trade and public.
  • Assisting trade and retail customers with any issues regarding the products or any other product issues they have.
  • Working closely with the production and the dispatch teams to ensure smooth operation for sales.


Package is up to £40,000 inclusive of any car allowance. The company will in addition pay allowable expenses, business mileage allowances, food and show accommodation. A contract mobile phone will be provided for business and personal use.

To Apply:

Email, with a short-written application and CV where applicable. Applications must be in by 1st July. The company reserves the right to remove the job offer at any time. All emails will be acknowledged.

Daystate is part of an expanding group of companies which include Brocock Airguns and MTC optics. The group is always on the lookout for good and enthusiastic engineers, fitters and gun assembly operatives. Less frequently the company also recruits sales and administration staff.

To be considered for a post at one of the UK’s leading gun companies, please send a summary of your abilities to Rachel Eyre

Please note that any applicant needs to be UK resident and live within reasonable commuting distance to ST21 6JL.