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DATE ADDED: Wed 29/05/2019

Area Sales Manager – Paving / Hard Landscaping

Reading, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, Full Time

SALARY: £37,000-£40,000 + £7,500 Bonus

Area Sales Manager - Paving / Hard Landscaping

Job Title: Area Sales Manager - Paving / Hard Landscaping

Industry Sector: Design & Build Contractors, House Builders, Developers, Main Contractors, Construction Contractors, Hard Landscaping Contractors, Ground Workers, Civil Contractors, Civil & Drainage Merchants and Builders Merchants

Area to be covered: SO, PO, BH, SP, DT & RG

Remuneration: £37,000-£40,000 + £7,500 Bonus

Benefits: Car or Car Allowance & comprehensive benefits

The role of the Area Sales Manager - Paving / Hard Landscaping will involve:

·         Field sales role promoting our clients manufactured concrete range of block paving, curbs, edgings & other hard landscaping products

·         A smaller proportion of your time cross-selling our clients manufactured range of drainage, street furniture and natural stone (growth area for the business)

·         Targeting commercial projects with design & build contractors and more traditional construction contractors that have come from the traditional architect and specification process

·         Typical project breakdown on this area: 40% residential groundwork contractors 40% commercial groundwork contractors working on public arenas (town centres), retail parks, commercial office blocks, highways etc and 20% repair and maintenance for local authorities, councils etc

·         Circa 70% of your time will be spent visiting contractors either at head offices or construction sites (you will be expected to visit 20 construction sites per week)

·         Dealing with a variety of contractors including; main contractors, design & build contractors, traditional construction contractors, groundwork contractors, civil contractors, hard landscaping contractors

·         30% of your time managing six large civil merchants such as Keyline, Burdens, MPS, and the specialist civil & lintel brand of Grafton Group, plus some smaller civils merchants

·         Targeted to achieve circa £9m in 2019, area is currently £1m up on budget year to date!

The ideal applicant will be an Area Sales Manager - Paving / Hard Landscaping with:

·         Construction field sales background

·         Heavyside / civil related product knowledge/ experience preferred

·         Proven track record in account management

·         Must have sold to contractors and fulfilled through merchants, ideally civil & drainage associated

·         Prior experience of selling direct to site would be an advantage

·         High energy to get round 20 construction site visits per week

·         Ideally some project management experience

·         Ideally prior experience of managing an area of a similar value

·         Ideally understanding of concrete hard landscaping including block paving, paving and curbs, although full product training will be given

·         Hard working mentality

The Company:

·         Well Established company

·         Nationwide presence

·         Financially secure


Please contact Paul, Lee or Simon from Mitchell Maguire for an immediate interview.

Mitchell Maguire is a specialist construction field sales recruitment consultancy, dealing exclusively with construction field sales jobs, construction field sales vacancies and specification field sales positions within: heavyside building materials, groundwork, civil engineering, landscaping, blocks, bricks, curbs, street furniture, edging, natural stone, water management, concrete products, drainage and hard landscaping,



Role: Area Sales Manager – Paving / Hard Landscaping
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Location: Reading, Berkshire, Berkshire

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