Showroom Manager – Clerkenwell, London

Salary: Very competitive starting salary

Location: London

Millboard is recognised as the market leader in moulded decking that perfectly replicates the look of natural timber. Our superior decking creates outdoor spaces that people love, encouraging them to live life outside.

Based in Coventry, with production in Warwickshire, we employ more than 100 people and are proud to design and manufacture in Great Britain. Millboard decking is manufactured from a unique polyurethane resin blend and offers a unique alternative to timber and conventional composite decking. Since the product was first launched in 2007, our product innovation has underpinned rapid expansion and, through our commitment to continual improvement, we are achieving widespread industry recognition.

Our vision is to be the market leader through production innovation, performance and service. Fundamental to this is our values which focus on honesty and integrity, continuous improvement, and service and communication.

In 2015, Millboard was placed within the Top 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain, at the London Stock Exchange Awards. In addition to this, we have for two years in a row been placed in the top 50 fastest-growing companies in Coventry and Warwickshire, based on three-year growth rates. Despite our growth and success, we remain committed to maintaining an inspiring and dynamic working culture that is inclusive and open for the whole team. Millboard creates an environment where staff members are not taken for granted, and all employees are rewarded and encouraged to be the best that they can be. Everyone is encouraged to share their views and their passion for their work, in order to contribute to our ongoing improvement and development.

Millboard has an exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced Showroom Manager to help create and ensure the successful launch of the Millboard London Design Centre. The Showroom Manager will offer support for a number of sales consultants whom will use the facility to conduct CPD’s and client meetings. The candidate must have the ability to inspire the use of and sell a premium quality product to the landscaping market which enhances the built environment endorsing the concept of ‘Live Life Outdoors’.

Responsibilities 

  • Ensure all enquiries are dealt with in a timely, efficient and courteous manner, upholding the Millboard brand status at all times
  • Make introductory (cold) calls to potential clients, architects and developers; promoting the Millboard Design Centre ensuring optimum use of the new facility
  • Booking in CPD’s and general administration
  • Responsible for maintaining the showroom, displays and image in accordance with Millboard’s brand values
  • Event Management
  • Provide support, advice and guidance to other departments across the business
  • Other duties as assigned

Person Specification

The competencies listed are appropriate to the Showroom Manager and are an illustration of the qualities that the Company requires.

  • Extensive experience handling customers in a B2B environment, there may also be some B2C consultation
  • Experience with selling/dealing with Architects and Designers
  • Knowledge of the Clerkenwell Architectural and Design district would be a key advantage
  • Familiar with the construction process from design consultation, approval, construction and completion
  • Previous experience of working with a premium quality product
  • Good commercial awareness, ideally within the construction market
  • Organised with the ability to plan and multi-task
  • Confident and able to work alone
  • Positive attitude, dynamic, energetic and an outgoing person to connect with the Architect and Design community
  • Customer centric and able to work with clients at all levels

Additional Information 

  • 22 Days Leave + Bank Holidays
  • Pension
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Eyecare Contributions

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

 

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