Sales Director

Mitchell Maguire Ltd
From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + 45% Bonus
29 Jul 2017
24 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Sales Director – Construction / Tile Industry

Job Title: Sales Director – Construction / Tile Industry

Industry Sector: Man Management, Tile Industry, Tile Retailers / Showrooms, Building Trade, Construction Sector, Tile Distributors, Tile Fixers, Main Contractors, Architects, A&D, Tiling Contractors, Tile Fixers, Builders Merchants and Buying Groups

Area to be covered: National

Remuneration: £75,000-£85,000 + up to 45% bonus

Benefits: Fully expensed Car & Full Benefits

The role of the Sales Director Construction / Tile Industry will involve:

·Working for a market-leading manufacturer and distributor of tile adhesive, grouts, fillers, smoothers, levellers, silicone and sealants

·UK wide, field sales man management position, this vacancy represents an outstanding opportunity for a proven National Sales Manager from the construction industry to progress into a board level Director position (whilst retaining the day to day cut and thrust of managing a field sales team nationally)

·Responsibility for a field sales team of circa 23 with a revenue responsibility of approx. £50m

·Inheriting a team with varying degrees of success regionally, but overall performing well against budget nationally

·Direct man-management responsibility for six Area Sales Managers, six Product Support Technicians and four Specification Sales Managers, as well as a Sales and Marketing Manager (who has responsibility for a further three Area Sales Managers and three product Support Technicians)

·Developing the business sales margin mix and market share in line with approved budget through effective management of the sales team

·Mentor and facilitate the continued professional development of all of the field sales team (including regular appraisals)

·Manage cost expenditure and ad hoc projects as required

·Provide market and business intelligence for the development of commercial strategy

·You will be expected to spend approx. one day per week at our clients modern UK head office facility in the Midlands

The ideal applicant will be a Sales Director Construction / Tile Industry with:

·A proven track record of having successfully managed a medium sized field sales team within the construction industry

·Ideally understands selling through distribution

·Proven experience and ability to demonstrate individual sales

·Would suit a credible National Sales Manager looking for progression into a board level position

·Hands on man-manager coupled with credibility in front of customers

·Natural leader, able to build excellent working relationships at all levels

·Ability to build key partnerships with end user supplier/customer base

·Ability to identify opportunities and implement sales strategies to capitalise on new business prospects

·Knowledge of tile adhesives or tile industry associated products is preferred, but not essential

·Preferably educated to degree level

·Ability to work effectively with other members of the executive team

The Company:

·Established 50 years

·50m+ turnover

·120+ employees

Please contact Paul, Lee or Simon from Mitchell Maguire on 01625 527 207 for an immediate interview.

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: Wall & Floor Tiles, Flooring Screeds, Tile Adhesives, Decorative Tiles, Heating Tiles, Landscape Tiles, Tiling Tools Adhesive, Ceramics, Floor Coverings, Interiors, Kitchens, Bathrooms, Flooring, Mosaics, Porcelain, and all other associated interior building products

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