Area Sales Manager
Builders Merchants
Up to £35,000 basic, up to 35% bonus, company car, 15-19% pension contribution, 25 days holiday, mobile, laptop

Area Sales Manager, Roof Windows- London and the South East

Ref: 41| Posted: 13th Feb 2020

Are you a go getting sales professional, looking to join a truly ambitious roof windows manufacturer? Do you sell a building material to builders merchants, distributors, stockists and installer/contractors? If so, we've got the role for you! Up to £35k basic, 35% bonus potential, up to 19% pension contribution, 25 days holiday, company car, mobile, laptop, covering London and the South East. APPLY TODAY!


- Our client is a highly regarded manufacturer of roof windows and accessories, that offer ease of installation, industry leading energy efficiency, excellent product support, enviable guarantees and big ambition.


- As Area Sales Manager, you will be selling timber roof windows and accessories, into roofing and building suppliers, builders merchants, distributors, retailers, gaining displays and then generating the interest with the roof window installer and contractor. 

- As Area Sales Manager, you will be building relationships with existing customers, running trade mornings, offering product training and demonstrations, as well as targeting a large database of customers that haven't as yet been educated on the huge cost, service and product benefits of our clients range of products. 

- You will typically be on the roads 4 and a half days per week, making 18 face to face meetings per week. 

- You will be focused on accounts in London and around the M25, although your territory stretches from the Wash to Southampton, so includes Kent, Surrey, Sussex, Hampshire, Berkshire, Middlesex, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk,Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire.

- You will have total account management, including credit control and marketing activities. 

- As Area Sales Manager, you will report on competitor activity, maintain industry knowledge by reviewing professional publications, establish personal networks and attend industry related events. 

- You'll attend trade shows and conferences as required and will work closely with your colleagues across the country. 


- The successful Area Sales Manager will be ambitious, with a demonstrable track record of sales success in field sales in the construction industry. 

- You will have worked for, or sold to builders merchants, distributors and stockists and have experience of generating demand with the installer/contractor.

- This area has huge potential, so you will be excited by the opportunity to really make a name for yourself.

- You will possess an enthusiastic "do it now" attitude and be aspiring, target driven and self motivated.

- Experience of a building product such as plasterboard, insulation, roofing, timber, bricks, blocks, fascias, soffits, would be advantageous.

- You will have the skill to communicate professionally across multiple levels of the business.

- You will be IT literate and a good team player.


- Basic salary of £30,000- £35,000 dependent on experience

- Mix of monthly and annual bonus potential, part team based, of up to 35% of basic

- Skoda Octavia company car

- Fantastic pension options of either 5% from you, 10% from the client, or 7% from you, 12% from the client.

- 25 days holiday, plus 8 Bank holidays

- Mobile, laptop. 

- This is a superb opportunity to join a great team and really make a name for yourself. If you have the attitude, desire and skill sets that our client is looking for, then call Colin or Nick of Chandler Harris Recruitment on 01737 452030, or email