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Area Sales Manager

Cavendish Maine
South Wales, Bristol, Gloucester, Wiltshire, BANES, Somerset, Dorset, Devon and Cornwall
upto £43K, Bonus, Car, Great Benefits
Closing date
28 Dec 2023

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

My Client is a respected market leader within the carpet and rug sector. 

Their view is; it’s never just a carpet. From our earliest days, we’ve set out to make textile flooring carpets, rugs, and runners – that gets as much attention and adulation as any other beloved interiors feature.

Today they are a multi-award-winning interiors brand using colour, pattern and texture to surprise, excite and delight everyone from stylish home improvers to visionary interior designers.

About the Role
The maintenance and growth of existing accounts along with the development of new client relationships through proactive regular contact within the Independent Retail and Interior Design markets.

You will be responsible for the external sales budget within the Interiors sector across South Wales, Bristol, Gloucester, Wiltshire, BANES, Somerset, Dorset, Devon and Cornwall.

  • Manage the portfolio of existing customer accounts through regular planned customer visits and telephone contact. 
  • Develop and implement a growth strategy for existing and new customers.  
  • Create targeted campaigns in conjunction with the marketing team aligned to the defined development strategy. 
  • Forecast of material requirements for the timely delivery of products will be part of your remit.

Your role will require you to progress opportunities with decision makers in the following customer types;

  • Independent retailers. 
  • Interior designers.
  • Main contractors.

About the Individual:
We are looking for a sales professional who has experience working within the Commercial Interiors sector Floorcoverings, KBB, Ceramic Tiles, Furniture or Lighting. The successful individual will have experience dealing with Independent Retailers, Interior Designers and Contractors 

Package: upto £43K, Bonus, Car and Benefits

In the first instance please forward your CV to Russell Cripps;

Reference: RC/0806Z

Candidate care:

By responding to this advert, you consent to Cavendish Maine processing the personal data included within this application.

If your application is successful, we will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail, within 48 hours of receiving your application.

Should you not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please be advised that if unsuccessful for this role we may keep your details in our hold file, during which time you may be contacted for other suitable vacancies.  If you do not want us to do this please call us to advise.

In the meantime, we would like to thank you for your interest in Cavendish Maine.


Established in 1991 Cavendish Maine is a specialist sales, marketing and management recruitment consultancy. Covering the whole of the UK, we work with suppliers of food and non-food products to retail, hospitality and leisure markets and our impressive client portfolio ranges from global brand leaders to fast growing private companies.

Our team is experienced, professional and knowledgeable and each consultant has a specific market focus. This means that we know our clients intimately and our candidates are well briefed and well prepared for all interviews. In addition we have one consultant who specialises in export and international roles and separate teams that bring the same recruitment processes to accountancy and financial services employers.

Company info
01275 813000
Leigh Court Business Centre
Pill Road
Abbots Leigh

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