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Ben Steward

Recruitment Consultant

01625 527 207

ben@mitchellmaguire.co.uk

Area Sales Manager – Paint & Coatings

Job Title: Area Sales Manager – Paint & Coatings

Industry Sector: Coatings, Varnishes, Decorative Paint, Specialist Paints, Adhesives, Decorating Wholesalers, Timber Merchants, Builders Merchants, Paint Merchants, Interior Design and Painting & Decorating Contractors, Retail, Field Sales, Area Sales Manager, Account Management, Business Development, Sales, Sales Executive, Sales Advisor

Area to be covered: East

Postcodes: LU, CM, CO, SG, MK, NN, CB, IP, LE, PE, NR, LN, DN, HU, YO, TS, RM, SS, EC, E, IG, WD, EN, AL

Remuneration: £28,000 – £30,000neg + up to £8,000 bonus

Benefits: Fully expensed Hyundai Car & Full Benefits

The role of the Area Sales Manager – Paint & Coatings will involve:

  • Field sales role promoting our clients manufactured range of coatings / varnishes, decorative paint, specialist paints and adhesives
  • All of your time will be spent selling into national paint distributors / wholesalers & decorative merchants such as; Dulux, Crown Paints & Johnsons with the occasional sale into smaller independents
  • You will be targeted on retaining and looking after existing accounts as well as bringing on new accounts within your area
  • Developing a solid product knowledge to enable you to offer superb advice and expertise to customers as well as product training
  • 85% 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
  • 15% of your time will be new business focussed; recruiting new accounts and stimulating demand with customers displays, demonstrations etc)
  • Order values can vary between £250 and £7000

The ideal applicant will be an Area Sales Manager – Paint & Coatings with:

  • Ideally working for a retailer, merchant or wholesaler looking for 1st field sales role
  • Prior 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
  • Must have a desire to learn and grow within a company
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Hungry to learn with an appetite to succeed
  • Energy, passion and enthusiasm
  • Strong commercial, networking and presentation skills

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: Coatings, Varnishes, Decorative Paint, Specialist Paints, Adhesives, Decorating Wholesalers, Timber Merchants, Builders Merchants, Paint Merchants, Interior Design and Painting & Decorating Contractors, Retail, Field Sales, Area Sales Manager, Account Management, Business Development, Sales, Sales Executive, Sales Advisor

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