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Sales Manager

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Panel Sales Manager

Are you a results-oriented sales professional with a passion for the timber industry?

Service Care Solutions is Partnering with a Leading Timber Distributor!
We're collaborating with a well-respected leader in the timber distribution sector to find an exceptional Panel Sales Manager for their Bristol location.
This established company is known for its commitment to its employees. They offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and the opportunity to develop your career in a dynamic and supportive environment.

Key Details:

  • Job Title: Panel Sales Manager
  • Contract: Permanent, 37.5 hours per week
  • Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
  • Salary: £55,000 - £65,000
  • Location: Bristol

Key Responsibilities for Panel Sales Manager
Lead and Motivate Sales Team:

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of a 10-person panel sales team.
  • Develop and implement sales strategies to achieve volume and margin targets.
  • Coach, mentor, and motivate team members to exceed individual sales goals.
  • Conduct performance reviews and provide ongoing feedback.

Drive Sales Growth:

  • Manage existing customer relationships and develop new business opportunities.
  • Achieve an 80/20 split between new business development and existing customer sales.
  • Negotiate and close sales deals via phone and email.
  • Identify and capitalise on market trends to expand the customer base.

Product and Inventory Management:

  • Maintain strong working relationships with suppliers and the supply chain team.
  • Manage panel product inventory levels to ensure efficient operations.
  • Stay up-to-date on industry trends and new product offerings.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with other departments to ensure smooth order fulfilment and customer satisfaction.
  • Analyse sales data and reports to identify areas for improvement.
  • Participate in company initiatives and contribute to a positive team environment.


  • 2 years B2B sales experience
  • Management experience
  • Experience in Timber Industry is preferable.

Panel Sales Manager Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary: £55k - £65k to reward your talent and contributions.
  • Comprehensive Benefits: Including company car/car allowance, up to 75% matched pension contributions, bonus schemes, a Health Cash Plan, life assurance, and 33 days holiday (including bank holidays and Christmas shutdown) for a healthy work-life balance.
  • Career Development: Grow alongside a forward-thinking company in a modern and well-equipped environment.
  • Agile Work-Life: Enjoy the flexibility of a mix of homeworking and office attendance, with some on-site presence for fostering teamwork.
  • Stable & Established Company: Be part of James Latham's legacy, a family-owned business with over 265 years of history and a strong focus on employee satisfaction (86% recommend us!).
  • Thriving Team Culture: Collaborate with a team that values innovation and strives to provide exceptional customer service.

  • Up to £750 Referral Bonus - Simply refer your friend. If they get the role, we'll give you up to £750 per referral.