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Key Account Manager - Paint and Woodcare

Key Account Manager - Paint and Woodcare

Posted 2 November 2023 by Mitchell Maguire
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Key Account Manager - Paint and Woodcare

Job Title: Key Account Manager - Paint and Woodcare

Industry Sector: Paint, Woodcare, Stains, Varnishes, DIY Chains, Large Retailers and Sheds

Area to be covered: National

Remuneration: £50,000-£55,000 Neg. + 20% bonus

Benefits: Fully expensed hybrid car & full benefits

The role of the Key Account Manager - Paint and Woodcare will involve:

  • Field sales position, selling a manufactured range of predominantly paint but also some woodcare products
  • Ultimately you will be responsible for 2-3 large retail customers such as B&Q, Screwfix, Wickes, Homebase, Toolstation, Robert Dyas etc.
  • Revenue responsibility circa £2m-£3m per accounts
  • 1st 3 months you will shadow an existing field sales based Key Account Manager and spend the majority of your time trying to develop new business with some new large retail accounts for our client
  • One day a fortnight working ot of our clients’ Kent based offices
  • You will be responsible for product training and new product implementation

The ideal applicant will be a Key Account Manager - Paint and Woodcare with:

  • Ideally sold paint or woodcare products
  • Also open to any other field sales experience with large retailer/ DIY chains (sheds)
  • Must be a driven self-starter
  • Excellent relationship builder who is also capable of new business development
  • Knowledge of paint or wood and floor care products is not essential as full product training will be provided
  • Ideally some structured sales training
  • Enthusiastic, committed and intelligent
  • Excellent field sales territory planning capability

The Company:

  • Part of a larger group
  • Growing UK business
  • 400+ Group employees

If your experience matches the requirements above please do not hesitate to contact Mitchell Maguire, simply apply by forwarding us a copy of your CV. Whilst we will always endeavour to respond to you, due to the high levels of applications we receive this isn’t always possible. If you are not contacted within 5 working days, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for this role.

Mitchell Maguire is a specialist Construction Sales Recruitment Consultancy, with an enviable reputation in the marketplace. We pride ourselves on surpassing client and candidate expectations again and again. Our core focus is within the building materials arena, and includes such sectors as: wood preparation, woodcare, wood stain, floor varnishes, floor oils, floor dyes, floor waxes, floor polishes, paint, accessories, DIY, independent retail, buying groups, hardware shops, wholesale, decorating merchants builders merchants, timber merchants and distributors

Required skills

  • DIY
  • Paint
  • wood
  • sheds
  • Large retail

Reference: 50638584

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