Area Sales Manager
Sub contractors
Circa £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: 20th Mar 2020

Are you a driven sales professional, looking to join a truly ambitious roof windows manufacturer? Are you confident, new business focused & enjoy being on building sites, educating the contractor/installer and winning business? Are you a good team player, with demonstrable sales success, looking to work alongside extremely talented, fun and driven colleagues? If so, we've got the role for you! Circa £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!


- This is an exciting & challenging career opportunity, where your mission is to help our client grow into one of the most recognised brands in the roofing industry. 

- As Area Sales Manager, you will be selling timber roof windows and accessories, into roof window installers, house builders, contractors and jobber builders to generate the demand and either sell directly, or backsell through your building suppliers, builders merchants, roofing merchants and distributors.

- 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. 

- As the manufacturer, you will do joint calls with and support your distributor/builders merchant/roofing merchant.


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

- You will ideally have experience of generating demand with the installer/contractor.& have worked for a manufacturer, builders merchants, distributor or stockist. The role is 60% contractor focused, 40% distributor. They offer superb training, from both a sales and practical perspective & will consider candidates from outside the construction industry, if you have a winning attitude, are coachable and can demonstrate sales ability. 

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

- 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, although construction sales experience isn't a prerequisite, if you have an inquisitive nature, a growth mindset and a passion to succeed.

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

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

- You will thrive on guidance and team support and be coachable.


- 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.


- Basic salary of circa £35,000 (possible flexible for a star candidate)

- 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