Area Sales Manager – Bathrooms and Retail Showrooms

Job Sector:
Distribution
Role:
Merchants, Retailers, Distributors
Region:
Yorkshire, North East
Location:
Scotland & potentially the North East
Salary Description:
£38,000-£42,000 Neg. + up to £8,000 Commission & Hybrid Car
Posted:
31-Aug-21
Start Date:
Recruiter:
Mitchell Maguire Limited
Job Ref:
560875-5622-21209

Area Sales Manager – Bathrooms and Retail Showrooms

Job Title: Area Sales Manager – Bathrooms and Retail Showrooms

Job reference Number: 560875-5622-21209

Industry Sector: Brassware, Showers, Shower Doors, KBB, Kitchen & Bathroom Retailers, Independent Retailers and Retail Showrooms

Area to be covered: Scotland & potentially the North East

Remuneration: £38,000-£42,000 Neg. + up to £8,000 Commission

Benefits: Fully expensed Hybrid Exec Car & Full Benefits

The role of the Area Sales Manager Bathrooms and Retail Showrooms will involve:

• Field sales position promoting a mid to high end range of brassware (bathrooms taps & showers), shower doors and potentially from September very high end showers
• Majority of your time selling into predominantly independent bathroom retailers and bathroom showrooms
• Inheriting 1 plumbing and heating merchant and approx. 15 independent retail accounts
• Initially responsible for circa £160,000 turnover (majority comes from existing plumbing & heating merchant)
• New role, this area has not previously had dedicated field sales representation (and had still performed well against budget expectation)
• Targeted to achieve £300,000 in 2022 (ambition is to grow the area to £500,000 over the next 3-5 years)
• 80% new business development (recruiting 15-25 new bathroom retail showrooms in year one, 20% account management)
• Fantastic opportunity to grow an area and make a name for yourself
• Assisting in the launch of a new product range later this year
• Calling on customers on a six-eight week call cycle
• Assisting with merchandising, training, developing and nurturing bathroom retailers

The ideal applicant will be an Area Sales Manager Bathrooms and Retail Showrooms with:

• Must have 2-3 years experience selling bathroom products, such as brassware, taps, showers etc. (may consider wider KBB market)
• Must have sold into retail showrooms, ideally independent bathroom retailers
• Contacts within high end bathroom showrooms ideal
• Hungry go-getters, not someone looking for a “milk-round”
• Excellent new business development skills
• Specific brassware knowledge of showers and taps is not essential
• Ability to build strategic relationships with bathroom retailers
• Resilient personality with genuine sales ability
• Professional and prepared with strong organisational and territory management skills

The Company:

• Well established
• Privately held
• Part of a larger group
• 30+ employees


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

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