Regional Account Manager
Independent Builders Merchant
East Yorkshire
Up to £40K basic, £14k com potential, Skoda Octavia Estate, 25 days holiday, 3% pension, mobile, laptop

Regional Account Manager

Ref: 149| Posted: 14th Sep 2021

-Do you have a track record of field sales success in the construction industry, with experience of selling into any of the following; National & Independent Builders merchants, distributors, wholesalers, stockists, timber merchants, roofing merchants, contractors & end users? Do you sell products by demonstration? Offering £35k- £40k basic, £47k+ ote (with the commission accelerator you can earn £14k) and good benefits. We're recruiting for an outstanding working at height and access solutions manufacturer, that offer an excellent career path for driven individuals, so if this excites, APPLY TODAY!


  • As Regional Account Manager, you'll be selling our clients manufactured range of working at height products, non mechanical access solutions, access towers and work platforms.
  • Covering LS, YO, HG, TS, DL, DH and NE postcodes, being South Yorkshire, East Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, County Durham, Tyne & Wear and Northumberland.
  • Your role in field sales will be looking after and developing regional accounts, such as National builders merchants, independent builders merchants, trade outlets, electrical wholesalers, painting and decorating outlets, timber merchants, roofing merchants, plant and tool hire companies. 
  • Building relationships with approx 300-400 accounts on your ledger. 
  • The sales role will include product training, health and safety training for your distributors, as well as supporting some of your end users and back selling.
  • These products are used by tradespeople in any access situation, across the building and maintenance arena, such as schools, factories, hospitals, utilities, warehousing, commercial office projects etc. If you need access, you'll be buying or hiring these products. 


  • The successful Regional Account Manager should have a proven track record of selling into major multiples at branch level, as well as independent trade accounts, wholesalers, hire companies, as well as selling products to end users.
  • You must have career stability and a demonstrable track record of sales success.
  • You will be comfortable demonstrating products in the construction industry, be enthusiastic and memorable. 
  • You will be able to build relationships quickly as you'll be making typically 8-10 face to face/virtual calls per day.
  • You will have strong IT skills and be comfortable presenting. 
  • You will have experience of route planning and covering a good size territory and have covered as many of the following towns as possible; York, Leeds, Scarborough, Harrogate, Bridlington, Hartlepool, Darlington, Durham, Sunderland and Newcastle.


  • A genuine market leader, who reward loyalty and results. 
  • Excel as a Regional Account Manager and opportunity awaits either as a National Account Manager, sales manager or product specialist. 


  • £35,000- £40,000 basic salary (dependent on experience)
  • Monthly commission, giving circa £7kpa on top. There is a commission accelerator for overachievement that gives up to £14k.
  • Skoda Octavia Estate type company car
  • 25 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays
  • 3% company pension, 4% from individual
  • Fuel card, mobile, laptop. 

This is a superb employer, so for any candidate with ambition, this is a great company to join. 

You'll be working for an excellent Manager, who Colin and Nick have known for over 10 years. If you have the qualities that our client needs, then APPLY TODAY, by calling 01737 452030 or sending your CV to