Specification Sales Manager – Decorative Laminate Surfaces

Job Sector:
Specification, Housebuilders
Architects & Interior Designers
Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland & Republic of Ireland
Salary Description:
£36,000 - £42,000 + up to 10% bonus & Hybrid or Elec Car
Start Date:
Mitchell Maguire Limited
Job Ref:

Specification Sales Manager – Decorative Surfaces

Job Title: Specification Sales Manager – Decorative Laminate Surfaces

Job reference Number: 223334-6066-21193

Industry Sector: Decorative Laminate Surfaces, Decorative Products, Interior Finishes, Interior Designers, A&D, KBB, Housebuilders, End User Specifiers within Residential Developments Student Accommodation and Hotels

Area to be covered: Northern Ireland & Republic of Ireland

Remuneration: £36,000 - £42,000 + up to 10% bonus

Benefits: Electric or Hybrid Car, 8% Pension and other benefits

The role of the Specification Sales Manager - Decorative Laminate Surfaces will involve:

• Field sales position selling our clients manufactured range of decorative laminate MDF and chipboard surfaces for interior finishes such as; kitchen, bedroom and bathroom laminate furniture
• Specification field sales role, 50% of your time influencing interior designers and 50% other end user specifiers within residential developers (housebuilders), student accommodation and hotels
• Supplying product information, technical advice, colour schemes trend presentations, and support
• Inheriting a number of key accounts, such as the top 10-15 interior designers in Ireland and relationships with some of the largest housebuilders, student accommodation providers and hotel groups
• Vast majority of your time focussed on winning commercial projects typically between €60,000-€80,000
• 40% new business, 60% managing existing pipeline of projects
• Targeted to continuously have a project pipeline of circa €4m per month
• Reporting straight into the Specification National Sales Manager
• Full product and route to market training will be provided

The ideal applicant will be a Sales Executive Decorative Laminate Surfaces with:

• Ideally some field sales specification experience with interior designers OR have a related degree looking to get into specification sales
• Would consider somebody from a distribution/ merchant background with good product knowledge
• Ideally sold decorative, tactile / aesthetically pleasing interior products such as; carpets, curtains, fabrics, flooring, wall coverings, KBB, Taps etc
• A sociable personality, happy to network outside of conventional working hours when required
• Comfortable building relationships with interior designers, including lunch/dinner and other social appointments (outside of conventional working hours)
• Team player, must be happy to work in conjunction with shop fitters / fabricators field sales representative
• Self sufficient problem solver with a learn as you develop attitude
• Relative sales account competencies (negotiation, commercial, awareness, decision making) preferred
• Ideally Degree/ HND/ NVQ or equivalent in Business Studies, Marketing or other related discipline

The Company:

• Manufacturing plants across Europe
• £400m+ turnover

Contact Details:
Mitchell Maguire Limited
Tel: 01625 527 207
Contact: Paul Nicholas

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