Sales Manager

Mitchell Maguire
Leeds, Harrogate, Sheffield, Doncaster, Scunthope,
£25000/annum + 12,000 Bonus
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Sales Manager – Outdoor Canopies

Job Title: Commercial Area Sales Manager – Outdoor Canopies

Job reference Number: (Apply online only)

Industry Sector: Outdoor canopies, playground equipment, classroom equipment, shelters, glass canopies, street furniture, shade systems, awnings, cycle shelters, benches, hard landscaping etc

Area to be covered: North East & Yorkshire – ideally based East of M1 between Harrogate and Sheffield)

Basic Salary: £25,000 + £12,000 uncapped bonus

Benefits: Fully expensed Car + benefits package

The role of the Area Sales Manager – Outdoor Canopies will involve:

• Field sales role selling the design and installation of a manufactured range of outdoor canopies (measuring up, pricing and following up on client visits)
• Two thirds of your time targeting schools / education (Head Teacher, Bursar, School Manager, Site Manager etc),
• Remainder of your time targeting hotels, restaurants / hospitality sector and working closely with contractors, architects, NHS, local authorities etc
• First year revenue target of £600,000, 2nd year target of £850,000
• Huge volume of support including marketing, website enquiries, e-marketing campaigns etc
• 9-12 appointments per week
• Full product training will be provided
• Predominately new business development, although virtually all visits will be following up on warm leads / enquiries into the office
• Order values for outdoor canopies circa £14,000, order values for dining canopies (creates “al fresco” environment) for new hospitality sector are circa £50,000
• Three days a week on the road, 2 days a week working from northern office / working from home (office contact / support crucial in the first 6 months)

The ideal applicant will be an Area Sales Manager – Outdoor Canopies experience with:

• Proven track record in field sales
• Preferably sold something associated to outdoor canopies such as: playground equipment, street furniture, steel / timber systems, roofing, glazed systems, shelters, barriers, bins, hard landscaping etc
• Alternatively may also consider products associated to the education sector such as classroom equipment, whiteboards, laptops etc
• Previous experience dealing with local authorities, architects and contractors is not required
• Preferably end user sales experience
• Ability to “ask for an order”
• Prepared to put in the hours
• Mouldable with an aptitude to learn
• Ability to measure up and follow up on warm enquiries
• High level of drive, energy, enthusiasm and self motivation

The Company:

• Est. 25 years+
• Circa £5m turnover
• 50+ employees
• Privately held

Please contact Paul, Lee or Simon from Mitchell Maguire on (Apply online only) for an immediate interview.

Mitchell Maguire is a specialist Construction Field Sales Recruitment Consultancy, dealing exclusively with Construction Field Sales Jobs, Construction field sales vacancies and Specification field sales positions within: Canopies, playground equipment, street furniture, steel / timber systems, roofing, glazed systems, shelters, barriers, bins, hard landscaping, shelters, glass canopies, shade systems, cycle shelters, benches, glazed systems and wall systems