Area Sales Manager – Garage Doors

Job Sector:
Contractors, Distribution
Sub Contractors, Merchants, Retailers, Distributors
Greater London, South East, South West, East Midlands
South – ideally based South East (around M1/ A34 region)
Salary Description:
Up to £35,000 + £7,000 Commission & Car
Start Date:
Mitchell Maguire Limited
Job Ref:

Area Sales Manager – Garage Doors

Job Title: Area Sales Manager – Garage Doors

Job reference Number: 441597-1152-2147

Industry Sector: Sectional Garage Doors, Roller Garage Doors, Garage Door Installers, General Builders, Building Contractors, Plumbers, Electricians, Specialist Sub-Contractors and Builders Merchants

Area to be covered: South – ideally based South East (around M1/A34 region)

Remuneration: Up to £35,000 + £7,000 Commission

Benefits: Company Car and benefits

The role of the Area Sales Manager – Garage Doors will involve:

• Field sales position selling a manufactured and distributed range of garage doors
• 50% new business development position, 50% account management
• Responsible for circa £2m turnover and approx. 140 garage door installer relationships
• 20-30 of the existing relationships are capable of doubling in size
• Tasked with achieving £650,000 of new business revenue
• Due to current restrictions, you will be home based for the first three months, ultimately on the road
• Recruiting circa 20-30 additional garage door installer relationships
• Target list of customers will be provided and you will be supported, mentored and trained by our client’s MD
• Typical order values £1,200
• Sales cycles will be short, typically 1-8 weeks
• Daily and weekly report writing, call planning and diary management
• Liaise regularly with national sales manager and MD
• Efficiently manage time and plan work to ensure logical and cost-effective use of time

The ideal applicant will be an Area Sales Manager – Garage Doors with:

• Proven track record in new business development and account management
• Prior experience of having sold to garage door installers is not required
• Must have construction field sales experience with contractors
• Open on product background, will consider experience selling into general builders, building contractors, plumbers, electricians and other specialist sub-contractors
• Product knowledge is not essential as full product training will be provided
• A basic technical understanding of garage doors or related products may be advantageous
• Excellent planning, organisation, time management skills
• Comfortable with features & benefits sales
• Technical, literate, excellent interpersonal skills, eye for detail and ambitious personality

The Company:

• Est. 20 years in UK
• 30+ employees
• Circa £10m turnover
• Sole UK distributor for large European group

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

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