Sales Manager Decorating Products for Building Trade

Mitchell Maguire Ltd
From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum +£5k, Car, Pension, Mobile, Laptop
12 Apr 2017
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Sales Manager – Decorating Products for Building Trade

Job Title: Area Sales Manager – Decorating Products for Building Trade

Job reference Number: 239405-1691-17101

Industry Sector: Decorating Wholesalers, Timber Merchants and Paint Merchants

Area to be covered: South East (ideally based near M25)

Remuneration: £35,000 + £5,000 Bonus (paid monthly and uncapped)

Benefits: Fully expensed Car & Full Benefits

The role of the Area Sales Manager – Decorating Products for Building Trade will involve:

·Field sales role promoting our clients manufactured range of coatings / varnishes, decorative paint, specialist paints and adhesives

·70% of your time targeting the paint industry, large paint distributors / wholesalers and decorative merchants

·30% of time selling to timber merchants, internet companies and other distributors

·Revenue responsibility of circa £350,000, with a target to grow the territory in line with the company’s 8% price increases and 5-10% company growth targets

·Circa 450 customers in total and 110+ prospects

·50% of your time will focus on account development, as our client is only really exploiting a small proportion of most customers’ account potential (improved point of sale, better displays, demonstrations etc)

·Remaining 50% of your time will be new business focussed; recruiting new accounts and stimulating demand with customers’ distributors, wholesalers and merchants

·Working for a key supply in the very niche decorative paint marketplace

The ideal applicant will be an Area Sales Manager – Decorating Products for Building Trade with:

·Must have a proven track record of field sales within the building trade

·A hunter mentality capable of working in fast paced dynamic business environment

·Must have sold to either wholesale, merchants or distributors

·May consider field sales professionals that have worked for wholesalers, decorative merchants or distributors

·Previous knowledge or experience within the decorative / paint industry is not required

·Knowledge of related ancillary products such as paint brushes or step ladders may be of interest

·Hungry for success, energy, passion and enthusiasm

·Strong commercial, networking and presentation skills

The Company:

·Est. circa 30 years

·20 employees

·Privately held

·Leading manufacturer and supplier within the decorative paint marketplace

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: decorating wholesalers, timber merchants, paint merchants, decorators accessories, hand tools, preparation tools, accessories, workwear, personal protection equipment, paint rollers, roller frames, trays, extension poles and any other trade decorating products