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Sales Executive - Construction - £28k-£35k

The Company:

  • This is a great opportunity to join one of the UK's leading builders merchants

  • With a turnover in the £ billions there is ample opportunity for progression within the group

  • As a company that understands the importance of their staff they make sure that all new employees enter their ‘buddy system' training

  • With a huge portfolio of products across the Construction Consumables range, including Tools, Fixings, Civils, Pipes and Drainage, there is always an angle to close a sale

  • The team you will be joining has won awards for best supplier a number of times in the last few years and continued expansion means they want to add further sales executives to the team

The Role:

  • The Sales executive will be on the road, visiting clients in the area (mainly building services contractors and Housebuilding contractors), working closely with the regional sales manager, local branches and other sales executives in nearby locations to sell the full range of exciting products into these clients.

  • As a new sales executive, you will be allocated a diverse portfolio of existing clients, and liaise with these clients to drive sales of the full range of construction products

  • The sales executive will also be targeted on growth, and therefore will be responsible for strategically identifying potential new business, and pitching the company's products and services into these prospects to build on the portfolio.

The Ideal Person:

  • Will be someone driven and accountable, organised and with strong presentation skills to match

  • Ideally will have some external sales experience within the building services sector

  • Knowledge of merchant building materials and products will be advantageous.

  • Any experience dealing with contractors and house builders during the sales process would be beneficial

  • Needs to possess a strong personality and be confident in their abilities, and willing to learn about potential new products

  • Candidates from manufacturing and distribution backgrounds will be considered

  • Due to high levels of applications, unfortunately only successful candidates will be contacted

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK.

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