Sales Manager -
Flooring Wholesaler

(Lothian & Borders, Scotland)

Job Summary  

Flanagan Flooring Distributors (Scotland) Ltd are currently looking to recruit a new member of our Sales team. The successful applicant will be responsible for customers in the Lothian and Borders region, developing our existing customer base and prospecting for new business opportunities within our target markets.

What products do we sell? 

  • Carpets

  • Cushion Vinyl

  • Laminate

  • Luxury Vinyl Tiles

  • Real Wood

  • Artificial Grass

  • Underlay

  • Accessories & Adhesives

  • Contract Safety Flooring

  • Carpet Tiles

Why work for us?

Our current team of over 125 people work across sites in Glasgow, Northern Ireland, and ROI, boasting a high level of skills in sales, marketing, IT, finance, and operations. We operate from a modern 48,000 sqft facility in Glasgow, with a team of 35, and distribute using a modern fleet of 9 HGVs.

  • Company Car

  • Competitive Salary

  • Commission Incentives

  • Monday to Friday

  • No Weekend Work

  • Company Pension

  • Employee Discount

Our Core Values

In 2021, we launched our 'Core Values'. Our colleagues were asked what they value most about working at Flanagan Flooring, and we worked to define those to create our company values:

  • Positivity: We are passionate and enthusiastic.

  • Dedication: We are dedicated and reliable.

  • Resourceful: We listen & understand in order to solve problems and find solutions.

  • Honesty: We are trusted to do what is right for our customers.

  • Caring: We take pride in working together to do a good job every day.

 

How our values are used in work:

  • When making decisions

  • When we are recruiting

  • In annual appraisals

  • Quarterly Values awards, nominated by colleagues

Role Responsibilities & Duties

The role is based on the road within the Lothians & Borders area. As the face of our company, your role means you are key to maintaining our customer's confidence and trust. To many customers, you will be the member of the Flanagan's team they see most often, critical to delivering our goal of a truly personal service. Our Sales Managers go above and beyond to help meet customers' needs and are always providing the company with feedback on how we can be better.

  • Role is focused on building relationships with your customers, promoting our own branded products, and increasing sales

  • Developing existing customer base and prospecting for new business opportunities

  • Maintaining relationships with existing customers so that they have confidence in you, and have a good working knowledge of the products we offer

  • Promoting new products, placing various point of sale to maximise sales opportunities

  • Meeting / exceeding monthly / yearly sales targets

  • Follow up sales and new account leads

  • Face to face engagement with customer base, creating a suitable schedule to contact and visit your customers regularly

Qualities, Skills & Requirements

  • Live in or around the Lothians and Borders region

  • Great communicator

  • Able to build strong relationships with new and existing customers

  • Proactive and have the ability to time manage

  • Experience in sales (preferably within the flooring industry, but not essential)

  • Excellent written / verbal communication skills

  • Product and competitor knowledge within the flooring industry (preferable, but not essential)

  • Full Driving Licence

  • Organised

  • Self-reliant and self-motivated

  • Confident in using technology

Job Types:

  • Full-time, Permanent
     

Additional pay:

  • Bonus scheme

  • Commission pay

Application question(s):

  • Do you have any experience within the Flooring Industry?

  • Are you able to easily commute to the Glasgow depot for monthly sales meetings / when required?
     

Licence/Certification:

  • Driving Licence (required) 

Interviews:

  • Interviews for this position will be held at our depot in Glasgow (G69 6GA) between 18th - 29th July 2022.

MORE ABOUT US

With over 40 years of continuous growth, Flanagan Flooring is a major supplier of flooring products within Scotland & Ireland. Delivering to the flooring retail and commercial trade, we pride ourselves on being a market leader, continuously adapting to meet our customer's needs and always providing a world class customer experience.

Benefits:

  • Company car

  • Company events

  • Company pension

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Employee discount

  • Sick pay

  • Wellness programmes

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

  • Monday to Friday

  • No weekends