Area Sales Manager – Flooring & Contract Carpets

Field Sales
Specification, Contractors, Distribution
Architects, Architects & Interior Designers, Main Contractors, Sub Contractors, Merchants, Retailers, Distributors
South West, South Wales, West Midlands
West Midlands, South West & South Wales
Salary Description:
£45,000 + 1%-1.5% uncapped commission & Car
Start Date:
Mitchell Maguire Limited
Job Ref:

Area Sales Manager – Flooring & Contract Carpets

Job Title: Area Sales Manager – Flooring & Contract Carpets

Job reference Number: 605010-8047-21277

Industry Sector: A&D, Architects and Interior Designers, Flooring Contractors & Flooring Distributors

Area to be covered: West Midlands, South West & South Wales

Remuneration: £45,000 + 1%-1.5% uncapped commission

Benefits: Fully expensed Car & Full Benefits

The role of the Area Sales Manager Flooring & Interior Products will involve:

• Field sales position selling a manufactured range of contract carpet tiles
• Initially the majority of your time will be spent account managing circa 120 direct flooring contractor relationships and key A&D architect and interior designers (predominantly based near Birmingham and Bristol)
• Ultimately spending 50% of your time with A&D architect & interior designers, end users and main contractors, 30% with flooring contractors and 20% with key distributors
• Inheriting a new area created by combining the West Midlands and South West patch’s
• Responsible for a territory that is performing well against budget, with a turnover of approx £750,000
• Typical commercial projects includes; schools, colleges and office buildings (heavily education orientated)
• Project sizes from 100m2-10,000m2 (typical projects between 1,000m2-2,000m2 and £10-£11 per square metre)
• Specification projects won through architects, interior designers A&D are currently 40% new builds and 60% refurbishments

The ideal applicant will be an Area Sales Manager Flooring & Interior Products with:

• Must have a proven field sales track record within the interior building products industry, ideally flooring
• Ability to hit the ground running with flooring contractors and distributors
• A&D architect and interior design specification sales experience is preferred
• Contacts with flooring contractors is not required
• Ideally with knowledge of contract carpet tiles/ contract flooring
• Highly self-motivated, team player (absolutely crucial)
• Ideally some educational sector experience
• Strong presentation/ CPD experience
• Ability to negotiate at all levels

The Company:

• British manufacturer
• Circa 60 employees
• £6.5m+ turnover
• Part of a larger group

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

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