Sales Manager

Mitchell Maguire
Manchester, Liverpool, Preston, Crewe, Wrexham, No
£34000 - £36000/annum + 20% Bonus
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Sales Manager – Social Housing & Local Authorities

Job Title: Specification Sales Manager – Social Housing & Local Authorities

Job reference Number: (Apply online only)

Industry Sector: Social Housing, Local Authorities, External Coatings, Architectural Paints Education, Architects and Main Contractors

Area to be covered: North West and North Wales

Remuneration: £34,000 - £36,000 + 20% Bonus

Benefits: Car + £3.50 daily lunch allowance + corporate benefits

The role of the Specification Sales Manager – Social Housing and Local Authorities will involve:

• Field sales position selling our clients manufactured range of architectural coatings / paint, woodcare, wallcoverings and sundries
• Taking over an area achieving £1.3million turnover per annum
• Approximately 50:50 split between time spent with existing clients vs. generating new business relationships
• 80% refurbishment commercial projects, 20% new build
• Projects can range from £500 to £500,000, but an average project value is circa £10,000-£30,000
• 50% of your time will be spent generating specifications with social housing and housing associations
• 40% of your time dealing with local authorities, education, hospitality, retail, leisure, architects and interior designers
• Remaining 10% of your time will be spent generating business with main contractors and sub contractors
• Working successfully with direct sales team, key account and internal teams
• Carry out one/two CPD seminars per annum for larger projects

The ideal applicant will be a Specification Sales Manager – Social Housing and Local Authorities with:

• Demonstrable track record in field based sales within the construction sector
• Understanding of the specification sales process or ideally experience of generating specifications with architects, social housing associations or via main contractors
• Ideally social housing / housing association, local authorities or education contacts
• New business hunter
• Stable career history with the long term view to build a career
• Compliant approach, used to working within a corporate environment
• CPD seminar presentation experience is not essential
• Genuine credibility dealing with clients and able to utilise internal relationships
• Prepared to put in the hours, will not suit a ‘9 to 5’ mentality

The Company:

• West established
• Fast growing UK business
• Global operation

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, Architectural Coatings, Facades, Interior products, wall coverings, ceilings, Fabrics, Roofing, flooring, coverings, interior finishing’s, interior products and other A&D associated building product