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5 months ago
Mitchell Maguire Ltd
Basic Salary: £36,500 Neg. + 15% Bonus
Company benefits: Company car, Healthcare, Life insurance, Pension scheme, Bonus scheme
Location: St Albans
Job type: Permanent
Business sector: B2B
Contact: Lee Jones
Category: Area Sales Manager Jobs

Area Sales Manager – Builders Merchants

Job Title: Business Development Manager – Builders Merchants

Industry Sector:  Builders Merchants, House Builders, Timber Frame Manufacturers, Shop Fitters, Contractors, Construction, DIY and Furniture End Users

Area to be covered: Lincoln, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Hertfordshire and North London

Remuneration: £36,500 Neg. + 15% Bonus

Benefits: Fully expensed Car & Full Benefits

The role of the Area Sales Manager – Builders Merchants will involve:

·         Field sales role, selling a manufactured range of OSB, chipboard and MDF based wood panel products

·         Responsible for targeting 20+ key builders merchant accounts as well as leading independent mixed buying groups

·         Managing circa 200 national branches and 70+ independent merchants

·         Inheriting a very well established area with a turnover of circa £15m-£20m, performing well against budget

·         Working within a team of 7 nationally and 3 that cover parts of London

·         70% of your time generating new revenue at builders merchant branch level, establishing stock levels, merchandising, product training, product awareness and building relationships

·         30% Stimulating end user demand for the products by selling through house builders, timber frame manufacturers, shop fitters, contractors and construction end users (creating PULL)

·         Over time the role should become 50% builders merchants, 50% end users (house builders, timber frame manufacturers, shop fitters, contractors and even specifiers)

·         All orders back sold through established builders merchant channel

·         Fantastic marketing and internal sales support


The ideal applicant will be an Area Sales Manager – Builders Merchants with:

·         Outstanding attitude, our client is looking for “can-do” approach, proactive nature, intelligence and roll sleeves up mentality

·         Demonstrable field sales experience, having either worked for a builders merchants or sold to builders merchants

·         Would suit 2nd/ 3rd career move

·         Will also consider any previous experience of having sold to house builders, timber frame manufacturers, shop fitters, construction companies, DIY and furniture end users

·         Relationship builder, but also capable of new business development

·         Product knowledge of chipboard & MDF panels is not essential, as full product training will be provided

·         Looking for longevity in career, no job hoppers

·         Hungry and with a desire to succeed


The Company:

·         800+ UK employees

·         Privately held

·         Leading manufacturer of chipboard with multiple manufacturing plants across Europe

·         Great name in the marketplace

For an immediate interview either click on the APPLY NOW button below or contact Paul, Lee or Simon at Mitchell Maguire Ltd 

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: OSB, MDF, wood panels, chipboard, builders merchants, suspended ceilings, wall coverings, adhesives, carpets, interiors, soft furnishing, interior fit outs, kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms, and other associated decorative / interior products.





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