Specification Sales Manager – Decorative Surfaces

Posted on Jun 11, 2019 by CV-Library

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Admin & Secretarial
Immediate Start
£50k - £50k Annual
Full-Time
Specification Sales Manager – Decorative Surfaces

Job Title: Specification Sales Manager – Decorative Surfaces

Job reference Number: (phone number removed)

Industry Sector: Architects, Interior Designers, Shop Fitters, Retail & Hospitality End Users, Student Accommodation, Laminate, HPL, high pressure laminate, waterproof shower & bathroom panels and worktops

Area to be covered: South – based between Birmingham, Cardiff & London

Remuneration: £50,000 Neg. + 15% Bonus

Benefits: Fully expensed car & full benefits

The role of the Specification Sales Manager – Decorative Surfaces will involve:

* Field sales position selling a manufactured range of predominantly tabletop and door laminate (HPL – high pressure laminate) and waterproof bathroom & shower wall panels (also promoting where possible kitchen worktops and other decorate surfaces)

* 70% of your time influencing and winning specifications with architects, interior designers, student accommodation, large retail stores and large hotel groups e.g. John Lewis, Hilton Hotel Group etc.

* 30% managing relationships with shop fitters and other installers and project managing

* Inheriting a pipeline of circa £2m HPL projects and £2m waterproof bathroom & shower wall panels

* Tasked with growing the pipeline of projects to £5m

* Focusing on up-selling and cross selling opportunities with large existing retail relationships as well as developing large project opportunities within emerging hospitality and healthcare markets

* Project value from £250,000 up to £1m, majority around £250,000-£500,000

* Conducting CPD seminars

* No dedicated field sales presence in the London are for 18 months, hence will involved re-igniting some customer accounts

The ideal applicant will be a Specification Sales Manager – Decorative Surfaces with:

* Proven track record in specification field sales

* Decorative product background

* Proven experience selling into the A&D architect and interior design community

* Must have large project experience, preferably within retail, healthcare, hospitality etc.

* Strategic thinker, comfortable dealing at Director level

* Ability to hit the ground running

* Looking for longevity in career

* Fantastic opportunity to develop professionally within a large global business

* Specific HPL – high pressure laminate, tabletop and door laminate, waterproof bathroom & shower wall panel and kitchen worktop industry knowledge is not essential

* Energy, passion and enthusiasm to work in a price orientated market

* Strong commercial, networking and CPD presentation skills

The Company:

* Est. in UK 20+ years

* £50m+ UK turnover

* Part of a $1bn+ global business

* 120+ UK employees

For an immediate interview either click on the APPLY NOW button below or contact Paul or Simon at Mitchell Maguire Ltd on (phone number removed)

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: tabletop and door laminate, HPL, high pressure laminate, waterproof bathroom & shower wall panels, kitchen worktops, kitchens, bedrooms, bathrooms, KBB, decorative surfaces and laminates, decorators accessories and durable surfaces

Reference: 210204024

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