Sales Manager

Mitchell Maguire
Bristol, Exeter, Taunton, Shepton Mallet, Gloucest
£30000 - £32000/annum + Commission
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Sales Manager – Carpet / Flooring

Job Title: Area Sales Manager – Carpet / Flooring

Industry Sector: Independent Retailers, Group Retailers, End Users, Luxury Carpet, Wool Carpets, Floor Coverings, Interior Building Products

Area to be covered: South West and South Wales – Ideally based M5 corridor

Remuneration: £30,000 - £32,000 + Bonus Commission

Benefits: Fully expensed Car & Full Benefits

The role of the Area Sales Manager Carpets / Flooring will involve:

• Field sales role selling a manufactured range of high quality wool and nylon carpets
• Majority of your time will be spend selling residential carpets through independent retailers, with the remainder of your time selling to group retailers for example Carpetright
• Promoting brand name in comparison to rival companies and what separates them as a luxury manufacturer
• Setting up business meetings for example with brand managers and directors to generate new business
• Dealing with order value range of £500-£5,000
• Working on a territory currently turning over circa £1.2m looking to growing the patch.
• Taking over / managing around 300 accounts on patch, making on average 7-8 calls a day to potential clients
• Hitting discussed target KPI’s agreed with Regional Sales Manager / National Sales Manager
• Occasional overnight stays

The ideal applicant will be Area Sales Manager Carpets / Flooring with:

• 4+ year’s experience in the carpets / floor coverings industry
• Must have a proven track record of selling flooring products
• New business energy, drive and determination
• In a field sales role currently or working in a showroom and retail flooring company.
• Effective interpersonal and relationship building abilities.
• Successful negotiating abilities and demonstrative presentational skills.
• Able work without supervision, self-starter mentally and independent

The Company:

• Est. circa 40 years
• Circa £20m turnover
• 17 in the UK field sales team

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: Independent Retailers, Group Retailers, End Users, Luxury Carpet, Wool Carpets, Floor Coverings, and Interior Building Products