Key Account Manager

Mitchell Maguire Ltd
From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + up to 25% Bonus
08 Aug 2017
26 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Key Account Manager – Retail & Distribution

Job Title: Key Account Manager – Retail & Distribution

Industry Sector: Specialist tile distributors, tile fixers, main contractors, building contractors, tile distributors and independent retail tile showroom.

Area to be covered: National – based Midlands

Remuneration: £40,000-£45,000 + up to 25% bonus

Benefits: Fully expensed car & full benefits

The role of the Key Account Manager – Retail & Distribution will involve:

·Field sales position, promoting a market-leading manufactured and distributed range of tile adhesives, grouts, fillers, smoothers, levellers, silicone and sealants

·Responsibility for a national tile retailer / tile distributor

·100% account management position

·Putting tile retailer / tile distributor staff through our clients training course / training days

·Visiting head office of national account quarterly

·Visiting branches of national account on a regular basis

·Working with branch managers up to the CEO of the national account

·Revenue responsibility for circa £12m

·Area currently has circa 380 branches, but our client is looking to grow this number

·Accurately presenting budgets and forecasts

·Reporting on market changes and competitor activity

The ideal applicant will be a Key Account Manager – Retail & Distribution with:

·Dynamic, high energy field sales professionals from the building trade

·Proven key account management field sales experience

·Ideally understands how to sell through retail & distribution

·Adaptability to work at multiple levels from CEO down to branch managers


·Self motivated, driven and understands value added selling, quality / performance over price

·Tile associated industry field sales experience is not required, our client is open to other building products such as: floors, screeds, concrete, KBB, kitchens, bedrooms, bathrooms, general construction etc

·Structured and analytical approach to field sales territory planning, ideally structured sales training (understands GAP analysis, journey planning etc)

The Company:

·Established 50 years

·50m+ turnover

·120+ employees

·Leading manufacturer and distributor of tile adhesives, grouts, silicone and sealants

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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