Area Sales Manager – Kitchen & Bathroom Brassware

Job Sector:
Distribution
Role:
Merchants, Retailers, Distributors
Region:
North West, Yorkshire, North East
Location:
North
Salary Description:
£30,000-£35,000 Neg. + £10,000 Uncapped Bonus & Car
Posted:
20-Apr-21
Start Date:
Recruiter:
Mitchell Maguire Limited
Job Ref:
610880-9527-21110

Area Sales Manager – Kitchen & Bathroom Brassware

Job Title: Area Sales Manager – Kitchen & Bathroom Brassware

Job reference Number: 610880-9527-21110

Industry Sector: KBB, Showers, Sanitaryware, Tapware, Brassware, Kitchen & Bathroom Retailers, Independent Retailers, Plumbing and heating Merchants and Builders Merchants

Area to be covered: North – ideally based M62 Corridor

Remuneration: £30,000-£35,000 Neg. + £10,000 Uncapped Bonus

Benefits: Fully expensed Car & Full Benefits

The role of the Area Sales Manager Kitchen & Bathroom Brassware will involve:

• Field sales position, promoting a manufactured range of kitchen and bathroom taps, showers, accessories and fittings
• 40% of your time selling into independent kitchen & bathroom retailers & retail showrooms and 60% independent plumbing & heating merchants and builders merchants
• 50% account management existing dealer customer base, responsible for circa 100 independent retailers/ showrooms and independent plumbers merchants/ heating merchants (mix of selling calls at showroom/ branch level and “farming” calls at head office level)
• 50% new business development, responsible for recruiting one new account per month, reviving dormant account accounts on the area and activating accounts that have not been visited which have agreements in place vis the buying groups
• Responsible for a well established area, created through splitting the North into 2 patches due to the success of the incumbent field sales person
• Responsible for £800,000-£850,000 turnover, tasked with achieving 15-20% growth
• Dealing primarily with owner/ operators of independent kitchen & bathroom retailers
• Accounts can vary from between £1,000-£15,000 per month

The ideal applicant will be an Area Sales Manager Kitchen & Bathroom Brassware with:

• Kitchen or bathroom industry experience, may consider associated trade also, such as; tiles, plumbing & heating etc.
• Proven track record in field sales
• Must have experience of selling into kitchen & bathroom retailers, retail showrooms or independent plumbing & heating merchants / builders merchants (may consider someone who has worked for a retailer/ merchant looking for first field sales role if fantastic face to face)
• Personable/ excellent people skills, with strong worth ethic
• Motivated, hungry attitude
• On the up in career, comfortable with lots of driving
• Ability to run area as if it was your own business
• Knowledge of kitchen and bathroom taps, showers, accessories and fittings is not necessary as full product training will be provided

The Company:

• Part of a larger group
• Privately held
• 150+ employees
• £40m+ UK turnover

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

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