Sales Manager

Mitchell Maguire Ltd
From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + 10,000 Bonus
16 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Sales Manager – Designer Paint & Stockists Job Title: Area Sales Manager – Designer Paint & Stockists Industry Sector: Paint Merchants, Decorating Merchants, Hardware shops and high end independent retailers / stockists Area to be covered: South London, Hampshire, Surrey, Kent and East & West Sussex Remuneration: Up to £35,000 £10,000 Bonus Benefits: Fully Expensed Audi or BMW car daily lunch allowance & benefits The role of the Area Sales Manager – Designer Paint & Stockists will involve: · Field sales position selling high end designer paint · 30% of your time seeking new business with interior designers (less than 10% presenting CPD’s to architects & designers) · 50% of your time managing circa 25 existing stockists such as paint merchants, decorating merchants, high end independent retailers, interior designers (both with and without retail premises) · Responsible for point of sale opportunities including promotions, offers, new product line etc · 20% new business prospecting, including drive bys, internet searches, social networking and competitor websites, as well as cold calling into offices etc · Servicing customers technical and sales enquiries, ensuring merchandising and display standard provide optimum presentation in store · Ensuring our clients brand and image is maintained to the highest standard · Initially responsible for a turnover of circa £120,000, area currently running at 80% of target YTD · Tasked with doubling the number of stockists on your area in first 12 months, once established in the role · Tasked with growing revenue by 50% in first 12 months · Will require a lot of travel and possibly some overnight stays, due to the size of some of the areas The ideal applicant will be an Area Sales Manager Designer Paints & Stockists with: · A proven field sales track record selling a high end interior design led product · Experience selling into interior designers and have some knowledge of selling into distribution · May also consider strong distribution field sales experience with paint merchants, decorating merchants, high end independent retailers with some knowledge of selling into interior designers (both with and without retail premises) · Ideally some CPD presentation experience · Open to various high end interior design led products such as: paint, tiles, carpet, wallpaper, sanitaryware etc · Consultative in approach excellent relationship builder, but also a closer · Achieved growth in previous field sales positions · Autonomous, self motivated problem solver · Presentable and clear approach · Marketing knowledge may be advantageous, coupled with a business / account planning skills · Ability to analyse and disseminate information in a clear and concise manner · Knowledge of designer paint is not required The Company: · One of the fastest growing designer paint brands in the UK · Family owned private company · £5m turnover · Circa 50 employees Mitchell Maguire is a specialist construction field sales recruitment consultancy, dealing exclusively with construction field sales jobs, construction field sales vacancies and specification field sales positions within: paint merchants, decorating merchants, independent retailers, interior designers, interior design led products, paint, tiles, carpet, wallpaper, sanitaryware, flooring, ceilings, fabrics, textiles, lighting, furniture and other interior finishes This job was originally posted as