Area Sales Manager - Building Products - SE Region

Sewell Wallis
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Venturexec are working in partnership with a well established manufacturing and supply (to the Construction Building and Civils) organisation who are looking for recruit a Area Sales Manager for their SE Region.

Area to be covered:

London, Reading, Basingstoke, Southampton, Oxford, Portsmouth, Worthing, Brighton, Brighton, Eastbourne, Hastings, Folkestone, Dover, Southend on Sea, Margate, Maidstone, Croydon, Guildford, Isle of Wight & Channel Islands.

Remuneration: £38,000 - £45,000 + Bonus

Benefits: Company Car + benefits package

The role of the Area Sales Manager - Building Products with include:

  • Selling a high quality manufactured range of building products mostly to Builder Merchants. Targeting the building trade and home improvement sector in the main.
  • New business development generation forms 80% of the role
  • Account management role looking after existing accounts (predominantly builders merchants)
  • Liaising with the internal team, colleagues from different territories and upkeep of the CRM system

The ideal applicant will be an Area Sales Manager - Building Products will be:

  • Hungry go-getter, with tonnes of enthusiasm
  • Field sales experience
  • Autonomous in nature
  • Previous experience of selling into builders merchants, roofing merchants, plumbers merchants, DIY retailers, distributors or wholesalers is desirable
  • Knowledge of building trade and home improvement sector not essential
  • Demonstrable track record in account management and new business generation
  • Consultative sales style with ability to build lasting relationships
  • Comfortable with working as part of a team
  • Results orientated and personable

The Company:

  • Est. over 125 years
  • 400 employees
  • Part of a larger group
  • £50 UK turnover