Area Sales Manager – Kitchen & Bathroom Brassware

Job Sector:
Distribution
Role:
Merchants, Retailers, Distributors
Region:
South East, South West
Location:
Wiltshire, Hampshire, Dorset and East Somerset (may include Bristol/ Bath)
Salary Description:
£30,000-£35,000 Neg. + £10,000 Uncapped Bonus & Car
Posted:
20-Apr-21
Start Date:
Recruiter:
Mitchell Maguire Limited
Job Ref:
514412-8124-21110

Area Sales Manager – Kitchen & Bathroom Brassware

Job Title: Area Sales Manager – Kitchen & Bathroom Brassware

Job reference Number: 514412-8124-21110

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

Area to be covered: Wiltshire, Hampshire, Dorset and East Somerset (may include Bristol/ Bath)

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
• 60% of your time selling into independent kitchen & bathroom retailers & retail showrooms and 40% independent plumbing & heating merchants and builders merchants
• 90% account management existing dealer customer base, responsible for circa 80-85 independent retailers/ showrooms and independent plumbers merchants/ heating merchants (mix of selling calls at showroom/ branch level and “farming” calls at head office level)
• 10% new business development, responsible for recruiting one new account per month
• Responsible for a well established area, created through splitting a larger South West area due to the success of the incumbent field sales person
• Responsible for £1m turnover, tasked with achieving £1.1m
• Dealing primarily with owner/ operators of independent kitchen & bathroom retailers
• Accounts can vary from between £1,000-£45,000 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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