July’s Star Candidate


MARTIN CALABRITTO is an Area Sales Manager with over 30+ years experience.  Previously working for high profile brands like Tesco PLC; Granada TV Rentals and most recently, Essex-based machine reinforcement processing company  PF La Roche & Co Ltd.


Martin is a committed and reliable professional who is able to draw upon 30+ years of experience in all aspects of retail; sales and customer care environments.  Martin has a tenacious attitude combined with the ability to close a sale focusing on exceeding customer expectations.  In our opinion, Martin would be an asset to any Company looking to grow their field-based sales through new business development opportunities in these unprecedented times.

key skills


Martin is used to working at a senior level as an Area Sales Manager over a period of 20+ years covering large corporate and retail Companies across the UK and Ireland.  Responsible for setting and delivering targetted KPIs for high value growth strategies and the successful management of both retail and field-based sales teams.

other skills

Martin’s last role extended to managing the end to end buying and servicing process for his high profile clients.  From procurement; shipping; hire; installation and organising service and repairs for large machinery.

  Martin was also responsible for the success of UK and Ireland sales exhibitions.


As the Area Sales Manager, it was Martin’s responsibility to keep his field-based and retail sales teams productive and on track to meet customer expectations and business KPIs.  Martin was well respected within his teams and had the ability to netogiate and resolve challenging situations in a calm, professional manner.

the role:

Martin is now looking to join a forward-thinking sales-orientated Company in a field-based sales or business development role.

Martin is comfortable managing a large sales team; set targets and create new business opportunities across Essex and the South East. 

Martin is committed to achieving a very high standard in whatever is undertaken with particular focus on exceeding customer expectations.  As a pro-active team player, Martin is looking to start to deliver new business immediately and is happy to work in a business to business or business to consumer sales role.

Preferred Work Pattern:

Full-time, permanent, field-based


Essex | London and the South East


Salary Expectations:

£35,000 upwards




Martin is a fantastic sales manager with the ability to understand and exceed customer expectations to generate ongoing business.  Martin was made redundant in February 2020 and has unfortunately been unable to secure a new role due to the pandemic.  Martin would make a fantastic asset to any Company looking to quickly generate growth and plug any gap the last 4 months has created in terms of sales and profit. 


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