Area Sales Manager - Builders Merchants

Mitchell Maguire Ltd
36500.00 GBP Annual + + 15% Bonus
13 Jun 2019
21 Jun 2019
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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: West Midlands, Cheshire & Wales
Remuneration: GBP36,500 Neg. + 15% Bonus
Benefits: Fully expensed Car or Allowance & 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 150 national branches and 70+ independent merchants
?? Inheriting a very well established area with a turnover of circa GBP20m-GBP25m, performing well against budget (national agreement very recently agreed with 2 nd largest buying group, majority of branches on this area!)
?? Working within a team of 7 nationally
?? 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 2 nd / 3 rd 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.