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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Mitchell Maguire

Area Sales Manager - Carpets & Contract Flooring

Job Title: Area Sales Manager - Carpet & Contract Flooring

Industry Sector: Flooring Retailers, Flooring Distributors, Retailers, Flooring, Carpets, Vinyl Flooring, LVT, Carpet Tiles, Independent Wholesalers, Adhesives, Matting, Flooring Contractors, Contract Flooring and Floor Preparation Products

Area to be covered: Cambridge & Suffolk (+ some PE postcodes)

Remuneration: £30,000-£32,000 + £15,000 bonus

Benefits: Fully expensed company car & benefits

The role of the Area Sales Manager - Carpet & Contract Flooring will involve:

  • Field sales position selling a distributed range of carpets, vinyl floor coverings and accessories such as: flooring preparation, entrance matting, safety flooring, carpet tiles, adhesives, underlay and fitting tolls
  • Responsible for approx. 175 customer accounts
  • 60% focussed in flooring retailers, 20% merchants and 20% flooring contractors
  • Inheriting an area with a turnover of circa £1.75m-£2m
  • Project values can vary from £100-£30,000+
  • Very established area, 90% account management role, 10% new business development/ recruiting new customers
  • Up to 40 customer visits per week
  • Mature territory, successfully managed which has historically performed well versus budget expectation
  • Ensuring all quotations and enquiries are carried out in timely fashion, avoiding delays, to help increase a positive customer experience

The ideal applicant will be an Area Sales Manager - Carpet & Contract Flooring with:

  • Field sales experience
  • Ideally some experience of having sold to retailers, merchants or contractors
  • Product knowledge can be taught, however any knowledge of flooring or interior products may be advantageous
  • Street wise mentality/ strong personality (some of the carpet retailers and contractors can be awkward to manage)
  • Open to a flooring/ carpet retail showroom background, looking for fist step into field sales
  • Experience of having sold into flooring retailers and flooring contractors (not essential)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be hungry and driven with bags of enthusiasm

If your experience matches the requirements above please do not hesitate to contact Mitchell Maguire, simply apply by forwarding us a copy of your CV. Whilst we will always endeavour to respond to you, due to the high levels of applications we receive this isn't always possible. If you are not contacted within 5 working days, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for this role.

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: Flooring Retailers, Flooring Distributors, Retailers, Flooring, Carpets, Vinyl Flooring, LVT, Carpet Tiles, Independent Wholesalers, Adhesives, Matting, Flooring Contractors, Contract Flooring and Floor Preparation Products

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