Area Sales Manager – Carpet & Contract Flooring

Field Sales
Contractors, Distribution
Sub Contractors, Merchants, Retailers, Distributors
South East, East Anglia
Cambridge & Suffolk (+ some PE postcodes)
Salary Description:
£30,000-£32,000 + £15,000 bonus & Car
Start Date:
Mitchell Maguire Limited
Job Ref:

Area Sales Manager – Carpets & Contract Flooring

Job Title: Area Sales Manager – Carpet & Contract Flooring

Job reference Number: 773008-1563-21271

Industry Sector: Flooring Retailers, Flooring Distributors, Retailers, Flooring, Carpets, Vinyl Flooring, LVT, Carpet Tiles, Independent Wholesalers, Adhesives, Matting, Flooring Contractors, Contract Flooring and Floor Preparation Products

Area to be covered: Cambridge & Suffolk (+ some PE postcodes)

Remuneration: £30,000-£32,000 + £15,000 bonus

Benefits: Fully expensed company car & benefits

The role of the Area Sales Manager – Carpet & Contract Flooring will involve:

• Field sales position selling a distributed range of carpets, vinyl floor coverings and accessories such as: flooring preparation, entrance matting, safety flooring, carpet tiles, adhesives, underlay and fitting tolls
• Responsible for approx. 175 customer accounts
• 60% focussed in flooring retailers, 20% merchants and 20% flooring contractors
• Inheriting an area with a turnover of circa £1.75m-£2m
• Project values can vary from £100-£30,000+
• Very established area, 90% account management role, 10% new business development/ recruiting new customers
• Up to 40 customer visits per week
• Mature territory, successfully managed which has historically performed well versus budget expectation
• Ensuring all quotations and enquiries are carried out in timely fashion, avoiding delays, to help increase a positive customer experience

The ideal applicant will be an Area Sales Manager – Carpet & Contract Flooring with:

• Field sales experience
• Ideally some experience of having sold to retailers, merchants or contractors
• Product knowledge can be taught, however any knowledge of flooring or interior products may be advantageous
• Street wise mentality/ strong personality (some of the carpet retailers and contractors can be awkward to manage)
• Open to a flooring/ carpet retail showroom background, looking for fist step into field sales
• Experience of having sold into flooring retailers and flooring contractors (not essential)
• Excellent communication skills
• Must be hungry and driven with bags of enthusiasm

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

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