Area Sales Manager Decorative Products

Recruiter
Mitchell Maguire Ltd
Location
Cambridge, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1237047994
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Area Sales Manager - Decorative Products

Job Title: Area Sales Manager - Decorative Products

Industry Sector: Decorative Surfaces, Decorative Products, Chipboard, DIY Products, MDF, Laminates, Laminate Flooring, Interior Decorative Products, Flooring, Tiles, Bathroom Product, Builders Merchants, Merchants, End Users, Fabricators, Buying Groups, Housebuilders

Area to be covered: South East including Norfolk and Suffolk

Remuneration: £35,000-£45,000 + 10% bonus

Benefits: Fully expensed car & full comprehensive benefits package

The role of the Area Sales Manager - Decorative Products will involve:

·Field sales position selling a high quality range of manufactured decorative wood products / surfaces

·Majority of your time will focused on selling to the distribution channels via builders merchants, merchants, buying groups and distributors

·There will be a small element of stimulating demand with end users, designers, shop fitters, retailers, national and regional housebuilders, contractors, manufacturers

·All of your time will be spent managing existing accounts

·Inheriting at least circa 25+ key accounts

·Inheriting an area over achieving currently turning over circa £10-15m

·100% of orders are fulfilled through established builders merchant channel

·Liaise with builders merchants to supply product information, training and support

·Provide technical advise where necessary

·Assist in the development of product support initiatives, supply updates for product catalogues, attend training courses etc.

·Will be required to support Southern ASM will overall strategic development of the decorative products arm of the business

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

·Must have proven track record of selling to the builders merchants, buying groups, merchants and distributors (would consider somebody working for a merchant looking to get on the road)

·Must have a technical understanding of building / DIY products

·Ideally have a sold a related decorative product

·Relationship builder, but also capable of new business development

·Ideally with experience of back-selling building materials through builders merchants

·Keen and willing to learn

·Drive, discipline and positive attitude

·Microsoft and CRM proficient

·Attention to detail

·Not an aggressive closer

The Company:

·Est. 35 years

·Multiple manufacturing plants across Europe

·Leading manufacturer of chipboard

·Great name in the 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: Decorative Surfaces, Decorative Products, Chipboard, DIY Products, MDF, Laminates, Laminate Flooring, Interior Decorative Products, Flooring, Tiles, Bathroom Product, Builders Merchants, Merchants, End Users, Fabricators, Buying Groups, Housebuilders, Reatilers, Designers, Shop Fitters

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