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Area Sales Manager – Retail Distribution

Job Title: Area Sales Manager – Retail Distribution

Industry Sector:  Decorating Wholesalers, Timber Merchants and Paint Merchants

Area to be covered: Southern half of South East

Remuneration: £25,000-£28,000 Neg. + 20-25% Bonus

Benefits: Fully expensed BMW Car & Full Benefits

The role of the Area Sales Manager – Retail Distribution will involve:

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

·        50% of your time selling into large paint distributors/ wholesalers and decorative merchants

·        30% selling into timber and builders merchants and timber merchants

·        20% of your time proactively targeting painting & decorating contractors, interior designers and other specifiers

·        Vacant territory has come about though our clients wish to grow their presence on the South East region (working in a team of 2 covering the South East)

·        Revenue responsibility of circa £400,000, with a target to grow the territory in line with the company’s price increases

·        Initially you will be responsible for approx.200 customer, and tasked to recruit circa 10 new accounts per quarter

·        4-5 customer visits per day (depends on merchandising/ sales training and other activities)

·        35% of your time will be new business focussed; recruiting new accounts and stimulating demand with customers

·        65% 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)

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

The ideal applicant will be an Area Sales Manager – Retail Distribution with:

·        Ideally working for a retailer, merchant or wholesaler looking for 1st field sales role

·        Prior field sales experience selling into paint distributors, timber merchants, builders merchants, decorative merchants and independent retailers will also be considered

·        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

·        Energy, passion and enthusiasm

·        Strong commercial, networking and presentation skills

 

The Company:

·       Est. circa 30 years

·       40-50 employees

·       Privately held

·       Leading manufacturer and supplier within the decorative paint marketplace

 

If your experience matches the requirements above please do not hesitate to contact Mitchell Maguire, simply apply by forwarding us a copy of  your CV. Whilst we will always endeavour to respond to you, due to the high levels of applications we receive this isn’t always possible. If you are not contacted within 5 working days, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for this role.

 

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

 





 

 

Area Sales Manager – Retail Distribution

Job Title: Area Sales Manager – Retail Distribution

Industry Sector:  Decorating Wholesalers, Timber Merchants and Paint Merchants

Area to be covered: Southern half of South East

Remuneration: £25,000-£28,000 Neg. + 20-25% Bonus

Benefits: Fully expensed BMW Car & Full Benefits

The role of the Area Sales Manager – Retail Distribution will involve:

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

·        50% of your time selling into large paint distributors/ wholesalers and decorative merchants

·        30% selling into timber and builders merchants and timber merchants

·        20% of your time proactively targeting painting & decorating contractors, interior designers and other specifiers

·        Vacant territory has come about though our clients wish to grow their presence on the South East region (working in a team of 2 covering the South East)

·        Revenue responsibility of circa £400,000, with a target to grow the territory in line with the company’s price increases

·        Initially you will be responsible for approx.200 customer, and tasked to recruit circa 10 new accounts per quarter

·        4-5 customer visits per day (depends on merchandising/ sales training and other activities)

·        35% of your time will be new business focussed; recruiting new accounts and stimulating demand with customers

·        65% 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)

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

The ideal applicant will be an Area Sales Manager – Retail Distribution with:

·        Ideally working for a retailer, merchant or wholesaler looking for 1st field sales role

·        Prior field sales experience selling into paint distributors, timber merchants, builders merchants, decorative merchants and independent retailers will also be considered

·        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

·        Energy, passion and enthusiasm

·        Strong commercial, networking and presentation skills

 

The Company:

·       Est. circa 30 years

·       40-50 employees

·       Privately held

·       Leading manufacturer and supplier within the decorative paint marketplace

 

If your experience matches the requirements above please do not hesitate to contact Mitchell Maguire, simply apply by forwarding us a copy of  your CV. Whilst we will always endeavour to respond to you, due to the high levels of applications we receive this isn’t always possible. If you are not contacted within 5 working days, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for this role.

 

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

 





 

 

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