Account Manager – Kitchen & Bedroom Door Manufacturers

Recruiter
Mitchell Maguire
Location
Birmingham, Leicester, Nottingham, Stoke-On-Trent,
Salary
£34000 - £39000/annum + up to 10% Bonus
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sales Manager – Kitchen & Bedroom Door Manufacturers

Job Title: Account Manager – Kitchen & Bedroom Door Manufacturers

Job reference Number: (Apply online only)

Industry Sector: PVC membranes, veneers, woodgrain, laminates, MDF doors, kitchen cabinets, bedroom furniture, KBB, living room furniture and door manufacturers

Area to be covered: Midlands

Remuneration: £34,000-£39,000 + up to 10% Bonus

Benefits: Company car and comprehensive benefits package

The role of the Account Manager – Kitchen & Bedroom Door Manufacturers will involve:

• Field sales position, selling our clients own manufactured range (70% of the time) of veneers (PVC membranes, woodgrain or plain in colour) and (30%) product manufactured at sister companies in Germany and Italy
• Selling 500m rolls to companies who manufacture membrane pressed doors for kitchen and bedroom furniture (for the use in the lamination of kitchen, bedroom and living room door furniture) as well as fully integrated furniture manufacturers
• Assisting our client to break into new markets such as shop fitting, student accommodation, supermarkets etc
• Responsible for the Midlands with some activity in South Wales and Bristol and a small amount of time in London
• Responsible for circa £5m-£6m revenue, currently running in line with company’s 5-6% above budget performance
• Responsible for 15-20 large customers plus another 20-30 small customers
• 50% of your time account managing large furniture manufacturers such as Hammonds, Summerbridge, BA components etc, remaining 50% of your time will be spent generating new business relationships, and looking after smaller independent furniture manufacturers
• Working as part of a small UK team of three sales professionals

The ideal applicant will be an Account Manager – Kitchen & Bedroom Door Manufacturers with:

• Minimum of 2-3 years, field sales experience
• Experienced gained in a similar or related industry would be an advantage
• Ideally experience selling into furniture manufacturers, but open to all backgrounds from within manufacturing
• Ideally you will have sold interior design / aesthetically pleasing products such as shop fittings, kitchen, bedroom or living room furniture, timber windows, ceramic tiles etc
• Any experience or interest in design may be beneficial
• Contacts within bedroom or kitchen (KBB) manufacturers is not essential
• Capable of generating new business
• Ideally degree educated and able to develop a good “feel” for wood grain designs and colours appropriate to the furniture market
• Excellent time management and organisational skills
• Strong communication skills and IT literate
• Experience of working with shop-fitting, retail, healthcare/education sectors would be advantageous as these markets are of particular interest

The Company:

• Part of a large European group
• Circa 300+ UK employees
• This division contributes circa £22m towards £65m+ UK turnover

Please contact Paul 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: PVC membranes, veneers, woodgrain, laminates, MDF doors, kitchen cabinets, bedroom furniture, KBB, living room furniture, door manufacturers, kitchen doors, bedroom doors, kitchen manufacturers and bedroom manufacturers