Area Sales Manager
Sub contractors
Up to £38k basic, 35% bonus potential, up to 12% employer pension contribution, 25 days hols, co car, medical cover, lap

Area Sales Manager

Ref: 204| Posted: 14th Oct 2021

- Are you a construction sales professional living in Scotland, looking to join a truly ambitious roof windows manufacturer? Are you a confident relationship builder, with experience of selling to Builders merchants & educating the contractor/installer on site? Are you a team player, with demonstrable sales success, looking to work alongside extremely talented, fun & driven colleagues? Up to £38k basic, 35% bonus potential, up to 12% pension contribution, 25 days holiday, company car, mobile, laptop. Covering Scotland- 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, skylights and accessories such as tile and slate flashing, blinds and roller shutters, into roofing and building suppliers, roofing merchants, builders merchants, distributors, retailers, roof window installers, contractors, regional house builders and jobber builders.
  • 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 days per week, making 16+ face to face meetings per week. 
  • You will spend 60% of the time with roofing contractors, installers, jobber builders, house builders and developers and 40% with roofing and building suppliers, roofing merchants, builders merchants, distributors and retailers.
  • You will be covering all of Scotland and ideally be based around Glasgow or Edinburgh. 
  • 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 role is 60% contractor, 40% distributor. They offer superb training, from both a sales and practical perspective.
  • Scotland has huge potential as the brand recognition grows, so you will be excited by the opportunity to really make a name for yourself. This is a company with big ambition.


  • 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 ideally have experience of generating demand with the installer/contractor & have worked for a manufacturer, builders merchants, distributor or stockist. 
  • 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.
  • As Business Development Manager, you will 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 £35,000- £38,000 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.
  • Medical cover through AXA PPP after 3 months service.
  • 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, Nick or Willoughby of Chandler Harris Recruitment on 01737 452030, or email