Sales Manager

Mitchell Maguire
London, Maidstone, Redhill, Guildford, Basingstoke
£30000 - £35000/annum + 10,000 Bonus
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Sales Manager – Designer Paint & Stockists

Job Title: Area Sales Manager – Designer Paint & Stockists

Job Reference Number: (Apply online only)

Industry Sector: Paint Merchants, Decorating Merchants, Hardware shops and high end independent retailers / stockists

Area to be covered: South London, Hampshire, Surrey, Kent and East & West Sussex

Remuneration: Up to £35,000 + £10,000 Bonus

Benefits: Fully Expensed Audi or BMW car + daily lunch allowance & benefits

The role of the Area Sales Manager – Designer Paint & Stockists will involve:

• Field sales position selling high end designer paint
• 30% of your time seeking new business with interior designers (less than 10% presenting CPD’s to architects & designers)
• 50% of your time managing circa 25 existing stockists such as paint merchants, decorating merchants, high end independent retailers, interior designers (both with and without retail premises)
• Responsible for point of sale opportunities including promotions, offers, new product line etc
• 20% new business prospecting, including drive bys, internet searches, social networking and competitor websites, as well as cold calling into offices etc
• Servicing customers technical and sales enquiries, ensuring merchandising and display standard provide optimum presentation in store
• Ensuring our clients brand and image is maintained to the highest standard
• Initially responsible for a turnover of circa £120,000, area currently running at 80% of target YTD
• Tasked with doubling the number of stockists on your area in first 12 months, once established in the role
• Tasked with growing revenue by 50% in first 12 months
• Will require a lot of travel and possibly some overnight stays, due to the size of some of the areas

The ideal applicant will be an Area Sales Manager Designer Paints & Stockists with:

• A proven field sales track record selling a high end interior design led product
• Experience selling into interior designers and have some knowledge of selling into distribution
• May also consider strong distribution field sales experience with paint merchants, decorating merchants, high end independent retailers with some knowledge of selling into interior designers (both with and without retail premises)
• Ideally some CPD presentation experience
• Open to various high end interior design led products such as: paint, tiles, carpet, wallpaper, sanitaryware etc
• Consultative in approach excellent relationship builder, but also a closer
• Achieved growth in previous field sales positions
• Autonomous, self motivated problem solver
• Presentable and clear approach
• Marketing knowledge may be advantageous, coupled with a business / account planning skills
• Ability to analyse and disseminate information in a clear and concise manner
• Knowledge of designer paint is not required

The Company:

• One of the fastest growing designer paint brands in the UK
• Family owned private company
• £5m+ turnover
• Circa 50 employees

For an immediate interview either click on the APPLY NOW button below or contact Paul, Lee or Simon at Mitchell Maguire Ltd on (Apply online only)

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: paint merchants, decorating merchants, independent retailers, interior designers, interior design led products, paint, tiles, carpet, wallpaper, sanitaryware, flooring, ceilings, fabrics, textiles, lighting, furniture and other interior finishes