European Export Sales Manager – Flooring

Sector:
Field Sales
Category:
Distribution
Role:
Merchants, Retailers, Distributors
Region:
Greater London, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, North West, Yorkshire, North East, Scotland
Location:
Near a major UK airport
Salary Description:
£60,000-£69,000 Basic Salary £100,000 OTE & Electric or Hybrid Car
Posted:
04-Aug-22
Start Date:
Recruiter:
Mitchell Maguire Limited
Job Ref:
978890-2560-22216

European Export Sales Manager – Flooring

Job Title: European Export Sales Manager – Flooring

Job reference Number: 978890-2560-22216

Industry Sector: Flooring, Carpet, LVT, Floor Coverings, Export Sales, Flooring Distributors and Furniture Distributors

Based: Near a major UK airport

Area to be covered: Albania, Belgium, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia & Montenegro, Slovakia, Slovenia, Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark & Iceland

Remuneration: £60,000-£69,000 Basic Salary £100,000 OTE

Benefits: Hybrid or Electric Car, fully expensed travel & comprehensive benefits package

The role of the European Export Sales Manager Flooring will involve:

• Field sales role, selling a manufactured range of carpets, LVT and floor coverings
• Typically one week per month UK based, 2-3 nights away three weeks per month
• Initially responsible for 24 European countries, Scandinavia will be given to a dedicated export manager in the future
• Managing typically one distributor per country (typically flooring distributors, some furniture distributors)
• Reverence responsibility of circa £8m
• Inheriting an area due to impending retirement, currently performing in line with budget expectation
• Predominantly an account management/ executive customer service role
• Implementing sales strategy, action plan and product pricing
• Lead product presentations and training
• Assist customers with technical solutions/ problem solving, product trials and general field support

The ideal applicant will be an Export Sales Manager Interior Building Products with:

• Proven European export field sales experience, preferably with some experience of having lived/ worked overseas
• Flooring industry background, may consider furniture industry
• Excellent account management/ relationship building skills
• Comfortable with high revenue responsibility element of role
• Autonomous, self motivated
• Pro-active nature
• Commercial and business acumen
• A good understanding of marketing techniques to develop the brand
• An ability to persuade and influence, and be assertive
• A flair for presenting a product combined with the ability to undertake training of customer staff
• Willing to travel abroad extensively

The Company:

• 300+ UK employees
• Part of a global business
• Privately held


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

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