External Sales Representative

External Sales Executive


£Competitive + Excellent bonus structure + Car

Are you a hungry Sales Executive looking for your next challenge with an exciting, growing organisation, well established with over 175 years trading experience and a nationwide network of branches?  If so we are looking for an experienced Field Sales Executive from a timber, builders merchants, construction materials sales background. You may even work on the supply side of these organisations and have a passion for sales.  Working from the Oldham branch you will live within 15 – 20 miles of this branch, have good local knowledge with established contacts and an awareness of potential customers.  Your role as Sales Executive will contribute to the groups focus on providing market leading choice, quality, service and value.  This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established organisation, who take pride in their employees and encourage career progression.

Personal Specification:

  • Driven and self-motivated
  • Excellent time management skills
  • A thorough understanding of all Company products and services
  • A portfolio of clients would be a distinct advantage
  • Proven sales experience, preferably within the timber and builders merchant industry
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • A good understanding of margin awareness
  • Valid UK Driving Licence
  • Well presented at all times

Key Responsibilities:

  • Achieve total GP £’s in accordance with budget
  • Achieve total sales volume in accordance with budget
  • Ensure call rate achieved in accordance with company guidance
  • Attend weekly meetings with Branch Manager to plan actions
  • Agree all customers with Branch Manager / Area Manager
  • Route and plan call effectively to cover territory
  • Prepare calls to ensure they are currently balanced between existing clients and prospects
  • Credit worthiness of clients to be passed on to credit control and Branch Manager
  • Ensure quotations are confirmed to the branch and customer
  • Attend company and manufacturers training courses when required