Area Sales Manager - North East

Date Added: 28.02.2018

We have an excellent opportunity for a confident relationship builder with strong external sales experience. We are looking for an Area Sales Manager to look after a network of our merchant, contract retail customers. This role is critical to the success of the area and region in achieving the key business objectives in terms of sales and margin growth.

What will you be doing? You will be required to;

  • Develop new business opportunities and build upon existing relationships with our key customers.
  • There will be a great focus on supplier engagement
  • Continually review, evaluate and build upon your own performance
  • Experience in preparing action plans to Sales
  • Compiling and sales figures
  • Evaluate and report on all changes in the local market conditions identifying new business opportunities i.e. commercial range, product gaps, competitor activity and marketing opportunities
  • Ensure product knowledge is continually up to date

What are we looking for in an Area Sales Manager? They would have some of the characteristics below;

  • Proven sales experience. It would be advantageous if you have gained this experience within a building materials merchant, the construction industry or from within a similar product distribution sector.
  • Candidates must be articulate, numerate, well presented and able to negotiate at all levels from site manager to senior buyer.
  • Organised and enthusiastic with the ability to on a daily basis
  • Knowledge of the industry and our products would be an advantage
  • Excellent IT, budgetary and report writing skills

What are the benefits?

In addition to a competitive base salary, plus an attractive bonus scheme on top of your base salary, you will benefit from a significant focus on your own personal development and also have access to:

  • A company car, laptop, tablet and mobile phone
  • A defined contribution pension scheme.
  • 31 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Flexible Holiday buy-sell scheme (allowing up to 3 days holiday to be bought or sold).
  • As an you are automatically covered by the Saint-Gobain Life Assurance Scheme.
  • Staff discounts on high street and leisure activities and various other benefits.

With such a significant presence we are proud to offer our employees a career without boundaries… Are You In?

If you feel you are the right person for this position, please send current CV to

Steve Heney– Head of Sales

Ideal Bathrooms

Omega House

Bradbourne Drive


Milton Keynes


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