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Key Account Manager - Trade Paints & Coatings

Key Account Manager - Trade Paints & Coatings

Posted 5 April by Pinnacle Consulting UK Ltd Easy Apply Ended


SALARY: On offer is a basic salary of up to £40,000 plus up to 25% bonus, company car, pension, mobile phone, laptop and excellent holiday entitlement

EMPLOYER: Our client are a true market leader with a household brand name offering a range of coatings and paints to the trade market.

JOB DESCRIPTION: KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER: This is an excellent opportunity to join a prestigious company with a rich history and a superb product offering. This role is a Key Account Manager position managing major Contractor & Specification accounts in London & the South East. Reporting to the Southern Regional Sales Manager, this position offers a great opportunity to further develop business working with a ledger of large regional contractors whilst also developing new & existing business with regional housebuilders and with key specifiers including housing associations, local authorities and architects working on projects within healthcare, education.
Other responsibilities include:
- Management of nominated key regional accounts
- Identification, development and management of new opportunities
- Strategic development of nominated accounts to increase sustainable profitable and growth
- Exceeding margin and volume sales
- Producing accurate sales forecasting for the accounts
- Negotiating trading agreements and pricing strategies

LOCATION: Field based covering London & South East including Middlesex, Greater London, Kent, Surrey, East Sussex, West Sussex, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Essex and Oxfordshire

PERSON: We are seeking a field sales executive with experience selling construction products to housebuilders or architects / housing associations / local authorities. Knowledge of the coatings or paint market would be advantage but it is not essential. You should possess sufficient technical aptitude to be able to understand and communicate product information. Computer literacy is another prerequisite for this role. Additionally you must possess high level selling, negotiating, communication and presentation skills and be self-motivated and able to work on your own initiative.

For further information or to discuss your career options contact Natalie Matthews on or apply online.

Apply online, including your current remuneration details or telephone us on . All applications are dealt with in the strictest of confidence.

Pinnacle Consulting are a leading recruitment consultancy serving the Building Product sector. We specialise in Field Sales, Marketing, Management and Board level appointments across the whole of the UK. Our clients consist of manufacturers, merchants and specialist distributors. We have built up an enviable reputation over many years for listening to the very specific needs of clients and candidates and responding with genuine interest, enthusiasm and speed. The directors & consultants are Building Industry professionals with actual experience of Field Sales, Marketing and Senior Management.

For more information on over 100 NATIONWIDE Building Product Sales & Management opportunities and to discuss your own career options visit our website at

Required skills

  • Sales
  • field sales
  • area sales manager
  • national accounts

Reference: 34830648

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