Contract Sales Manager Social Housing, Local Authorities & Housebuil

Mitchell Maguire Ltd
North West London
From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum + 5,000-10,000 Bonus
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Sales Manager – Social Housing, Local Authorities & Housebuilders

Job Title: Contract Sales Manager – Social Housing, Local Authorities & Housebuilders

Industry Sector: New Build, Social Housing Landlords, Local Authorities, Main Contractors, Housebuilders, Plumbing & Heating Merchants and Electrical Wholesalers

Area to be covered: South – ideally based South East or near M4

Remuneration: £38,000-£42,000 + £5,000-£10,000 bonus

Benefits: Fully expensed Car + full benefits package

The role of the Contract Sales Manager – Social Housing, Local Authorities & Housebuilders will involve:

    Field sales position selling our clients manufactured range of fires and fire surrounds relevant to the contract and new build markets65% of your time will be spent gaining specifications within social housing landlords, local authorities / housing associations and new build housebuilder / developers15% of your time managing contract negotiations within framework agreements with main contractors20% of your time managing circa 250-300 branches of plumbing & heating merchants and some electrical wholesalersUltimately you will spend 65% of your time generating new business growth by targeting housing associations, local authorities, social housing landlords and housebuilder developers, 35% account managing existing customer baseRevenue responsibility for circa £150,000, currently 95% of budget YTDTasked with growing the area to £500,000Project sizes can vary from 100 units per year up to 2,000 units per annum for a large local authority such as Edinburgh city council
The ideal applicant will be a Contract Sales Manager – Social Housing, Local Authorities & Housebuilders with:

·Must have a field sales proven track record of having sold to either local authorities, housing association, social housing landlords or housebuilder developers

·Ideally some experience selling to main contractors and plumbing & heating merchants / electrical wholesale

·Plumbing, heating or electrical industry background is essential

·Manufacturer field sales experience preferred

·Social housing market experience is not essential but may be useful

·Self starter, with loads of get up and go

·Excellent networking skills

·Outgoing and pragmatic

·Previous experience of having sold fireplaces or electric fires is not required

The Company:

·Est. 30 Years+

·£30m turnover+

·Market leading manufacturer

·250+ employees

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: Fireplaces, electric fires, plumbing, heating, showers, bath panels, taps, fittings, electrical wholesalers and plumbing and heating merchants