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Sales Director – Timber Building Products

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Sales Director – Timber Building Products

Job Title: Sales Director – Timber Building Products

Industry Sector: Timber processing, sawn timber, timber frame housing, engineered roof trusses, pallet & packaging case material, fencing products, structural carcassing sections

Area to be covered: UK & Ireland

Basic Salary: £75,000-£90,000 Neg. + £10,000 Bonus

Benefits: Hybrid Car + benefits package

The role of the Sales Director – Timber Building Products will involve:

* Field sales man management position, responsible for approx. 11 direct reports based through the UK & Ireland

* 70% of your time will focus on driving sales revenue through buying groups and builders merchants

* Leading, mentoring, training and developing 7 Area Sales Managers, 3 internal sales staff, and a Sales Operations Manager

* 30% key account management of some large buying group/ builders merchant customers as well as driving sales strategy and sales plans at board level

* Integrating two field sales team from recently acquired timber business

* Inheriting a well established growing sales team that are currently performing above budget expectation

* Key position within our clients’ leadership team, responsible for sales strategy and sales plans

* Monthly travel to sawn timber businesses based in Scotland, Ireland and Northern Ireland

* Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships with key accounts and buying groups

* Frequent travel throughout UK & Ireland, visiting customers, spending time with field sales representative, visiting sawn timber mills etc.

The ideal applicant will be a Sales Director – Timber Building Products experience with:

* Minimum 5 years field sales man management experience

* Proven track record of having hit revenue targets and grown sales teams

* Timber industry knowledge is not essential

* Open to most building product backgrounds

* Experience of managing buying groups or builders merchant customers

* Willing to travel extensively throughout UK & Ireland

* Passion, drive and hunger to succeed

* Natural leader/ brand ambassador for the business

* Mentor and trainer of sales staff

* Assertive personality with ability to influence the sales team

* Business degree or relevant equivalent qualification preferred

If your experience matches the requirements above please do not hesitate to contact Mitchell Maguire on (phone number removed) or 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: Timber processing, sawn timber, timber frame housing, engineered roof trusses, pallet & packaging case material, fencing products, structural carcassing sections decking and other processed timber products