Area Sales Manager - Contract Furniture

Recruiter
Mitchell Maguire
Location
Birmingham
Salary
35000.00 - 75000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
20 Jun 2019
Closes
04 Jul 2019
Sector
Sales
Job Type
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent

Area Sales Manager - Contract Furniture

Job Title: Business Development Manager - Contract Furniture

Job reference Number: 265-19142

Industry Sector: Furniture, Design, Refurbishment Accommodation, A&D, Architects, Interior Designers, Housing Associations, Housing Schemes, Care providers and Student Accommodation

Area to be covered: North East & Yorkshire or Midlands or Northern half of South East

Remuneration: GBP35,000 + Commission GBP75,000-GBP80,000 OTE

Benefits: Car Allowance & Benefits Package

The role of the Area Sales Manager - Contract Furniture will involve:

  • Field sales role promoting furnishing and design solutions to specialist accommodation providers such as housing associations, care and senior living providers
  • 70% of your time targeting social housing and housing associations and care providers, 30% retirement living sector
  • Typically targeting procurement departments
  • Currently our client spends 75% of time working on refurbishment projects and 25% new build (looking to move this to 50/50 split)
  • Inheriting an area currently only achieving GBP300,000-GBP400,000 turnover, you will be tasked with growing the area to GBP1m, hence this is a real opportunity to make a name for yourself!
  • 20% of your time working with existing customers, 80% prospecting for new business
  • Working on projects from GBP5,000 up to GBP100,000-GBP150,000
  • Loads of leads to follow up with from trade shows, conferences, LinkedIn etc.
  • Fantastic support from design team for estimates, sales support team for your reports and the marketing team in respect of organising events
  • Home based position, one day per month in our clients Manchester office

The ideal applicant will be an Area sales Manager - Contract Furniture with:

  • Must have sold contract furniture
  • Also open to A&D interior design led products such as fabrics, flooring, wall coverings etc. if coupled with relevant route to market experience with housing associations, care and senior living providers
  • Preferably with an understand of design and design schemes
  • Driven, resilient self starter
  • Trustworthy, able to work autonomously
  • Contacts within the property market, institutional investors, developers, estate & letting agents and property managers is not essential must may be useful

The Company:

  • Est. 20 years +
  • 200+ employees
  • GBP50m+ turnover
  • Privately owned

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 Field Construction Sales Jobs, Construction field sales vacancies and Specification field sales positions within: Furniture, Appliances, Accessories, Flooring, FF&E, Design, Refurbishment Accommodation, A&D, Architects, Interior Designers, Housing Associations, Housing Schemes, Care providers and Student Accommodation