Area Sales Manager – Paint, EWI & Render

Field Sales
Main Contractors, Sub Contractors
East Midlands, Yorkshire
Salary Description:
£30,000-£35,000 + 20% Bonus
Start Date:
Mitchell Maguire Limited
Job Ref:

Area Sales Manager – Paint, EWI & Render

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

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

Area to be covered: S, DN, LN

Remuneration: £30,000-£35,000 + 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 220 customers
• 25% new business development
• Revenue responsibility of circa £2.6m and on 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

Mitchell Maguire is a specialist construction field sales recruitment consultancy, dealing exclusively with construction field sales jobs, construction field sales vacancies and specification field sales positions within: wood care, ewi, renders, PMC coatings, industrial coatings, paint, coatings, painting and decorating, protective coatings, hard landscaping, heavyside, flooring, partitions, lighting, ceramics, cladding, facades, curtain walling, protective coatings, rainscreens and all other associated building envelope systems.

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

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