Area Sales Manager – Paint, EWI & Render

Field Sales
Contractors, Housebuilders, Distribution, End Users
Main Contractors, M&E Contractors, Sub Contractors, Merchants, Retailers, Distributors
South West
South West (BS, TA, EX, PL, TQ & TR) – ideally based near Bristol
Salary Description:
£30,000-£33,000 + 20% Bonus & Car and lunch allowance
Start Date:
Mitchell Maguire Limited
Job Ref:

Area Sales Manager – Paint, EWI & Render

Job Title: Territory Sales Manager – Paint, EWI & Render

Job reference Number: 627678-6348-2246

Industry Sector: Painting and decorating contractors, maintenance companies, facilities maintenance, local authorities, building contractors and decorating centres

Area to be covered: South West (BS, TA, EX, PL, TQ & TR) – ideally based near Bristol

Remuneration: £30,000-£33,000 + 20% Bonus

Benefits: Fully expensed Car & comprehensive benefits & £3.50 daily lunch allowance (tax free)

The role of the Area Sales Manager – Paint, EWI & Render will involve:

• Field sales position promoting predominantly architectural coatings/ paint, and EWI/ Renders, but also woodcare, wallcoverings and sundries
• Targeting end user contractors on construction sites, primarily painting contactors but also renderers/ plasterers, prison service contractors, NHS contractors, med-large decorating companies etc.
• Working alongside a multi-site account manager, a key account manager and a national main contactor field sales professional
• 75% account managing circa 200 customers
• 25% new business development
• Revenue responsibility of circa £1.5m, currently achieving budget
• Recruiting two/ three new customer accounts per month
• Targeted to achieve £75,000-£80,000 of new business revenue
• Fulfilling orders via wholly owned decorating centre
• Calling on painting & decorators sites, as well as local councils, schools, maintenance departments, construction sites, new builds and refurbishments
• Selling direct to contractors, typically five customer calls per day

The ideal applicant will be an Area Sales Manager – Paint, EWI & Render with:

• Minimum of two years field sales experience targeting contractors
• Ideally from the paint/ decorating industry, but also open to the building / construction industry
• Excellent relationship building / account management skills
• Product experience is not required
• Construction site experience
• Ability to think on your feet
• Team player, must be able to build excellent relationships internally, especially with the multi-site account manager, key account manager and a national main contactor field sales professional
• Ideally sold to different sized organisations from one man bands to large corporate clients (not worked in a stockist environment calling on merchants)
• Comfortable visiting client sites and liaising with various painting & decorating contractors, local councils, schools, maintenance departments etc
• Comfortable with using a CRM system, and analysing date for pre & post customer visits
• Self motivated and looking for a genuine career opportunity in a blue chip environment business

The Company:

• Est. 100 years+
• Wholly owned distribution network nationwide
• £100m+ turnover
• Global business

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

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