Area Sales Manager – Building Chemicals, Sealants and Adhesives

Sector:
Field Sales
Category:
Distribution
Role:
Merchants, Retailers, Distributors
Region:
North West, Yorkshire
Location:
North (BB, BL, OL, HX, HD, WF & S)
Salary Description:
£40,000 - £45,000 + 10% bonus & Hybrid or Electric Car
Posted:
19-Jul-22
Start Date:
Recruiter:
Mitchell Maguire Limited
Job Ref:
627728-7059-22200

Area Sales Manager – Building Chemicals, Sealants and Adhesives

Job Title: Area Sales Manager – Building Chemicals, Sealants and Adhesives

Job reference Number: 627728-7059-22200

Industry Sector: Building Chemicals, Sealants, Adhesives, Grouts, Builders Merchants, Distributors, DIY Retailers and Independent Wholesalers

Area to be covered: North (BB, BL, OL, HX, HD, WF & S)

Remuneration: £40,000 - £45,000 + 10% bonus

Benefits: Hybrid or Electric Company Car + full benefits package

The role of the Area Sales Manager – Building Chemicals & Sealants will involve:

• Selling a high quality manufactured range of building chemicals including sealants, adhesives and landscaping jointing compounds
• Targeting the building trade and home improvement/ DIY sector
• 80% account management role looking after circa 250 accounts (predominantly builders merchants, but also roofing merchants, plumbers merchants, DIY retailers, distributors and wholesalers)
• 20% new business development
• All accounts are independents
• Inheriting an area slightly below budget, achieving circa £3.5m/£4m, fantastic opportunity to make a name for yourself
• Approx. 4 customer visits per day
• Liaising with the internal team, colleagues from different territories and the upkeep of the CRM system

The ideal applicant will be an Area Sales Manager – Building Chemicals & Sealants with:

• Proven field sales track record, having sold into independent retail customers such as; DIY stores, builders merchants, plumbers merchants, distributors or wholesalers
• Hungry go-getter, with tonnes of enthusiasm
• Autonomous in nature
• Knowledge of building trade and home improvement sector would be welcome but is not essential
• Knowledge of building chemicals including sealants, adhesives and landscaping jointing compounds is not required as full product training will be provided
• Demonstrable track record in account management and new business generation
• Consultative sales style with ability to build lasting relationships
• Comfortable with working as part of a team
• Results orientated and personable
• An outlook of wanting to progress professionally

The Company:

• 250 employees
• Part of a larger group
• £150+m UK turnover

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

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