Area Sales Manager – Timber

Field Sales
Merchants, Retailers, Distributors
South West, South Wales, West Midlands
South West and South Wales
Salary Description:
£35,000-£48,000 + £7,500-£25,000 Bonus & Electric Car
Start Date:
Mitchell Maguire Limited
Job Ref:

Area Sales Manager – Timber

Job Title: Sales Executive - Timber

Job reference Number: 114726-8815-22196

Industry Sector: Timber, Pallets, Trusts, Joists, Composite Decking, Fencing, Timber Frame, Battens, Sleepers, Hardwood, Softwood, Engineered Timber etc.

Area to be covered: South West and South Wales

Remuneration: £35,000-£48,000 + £7,500-£25,000 Bonus

Benefits: 1 Series or 3 Series equiv BMW Car or potentially electric vehicle & full benefits

The role of the Area Sales Manager Timber will involve:

• Field sales position selling a distributed range of timber, such as pallets, trusts, joists, composite decking, timber frame, fencing etc.
• One-Two days a week in the Bristol office (overnight accommodation can be provided if required)
• Remainder of time on the road covering an area west of a line from Birmingham to Bournemouth
• Approx. 6 customer visits per day (when on the road)
• Selling into anyone that either stocks or sells wood, such as timber merchants, timber stockists, fencing companies, timber frame erectors, agricultural merchants
• 40% account management role, you will initially be responsible for circa 20-25 accounts (each with a turnover from £10,000 up to £1m+)
• 60% new business prospecting, huge list of prospective customers will be provided
• Initial revenue responsibility of approx. £3-4m (once established in the role circa £10m)
• Working within a small team, contributing towards the overall team turnover (£47m)
• Proactively developing relationships with customers and suppliers
• Managing stock operations to meet customer requirements

The ideal applicant will be an Area Sales Manager Timber with:

• Knowledge of timber
• Field sales experience with timber merchant
• Open to building product sales backgrounds (for a more junior role paying up to £38,000) that have sold into a similar customer base, i.e. timber merchants, fencing companies, timber frame erectors, agricultural merchants etc).
• Also open to a sales person who has worked for a timber merchant for more junior role (field sales experience is not essential for more junior role)
• Fencing products sales experience would be ideal
• Driven/ wants to succeed/ improve
• Comfortable in small office/ relaxed environment
• Full clean driving licence
• Understanding of supplier relationships
• Bubbly personality/ zest for sales
• Likeable/ driven

The Company:

• Offices nationwide
• 200+ employees
• £200m turnover+

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

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