External Sales Executive – Building Products Distributor (4987)

Field Sales in Distribution
  • South East (Essex, Kent, Sussex) View on Map
  • Post Date : September 18, 2023
  • Apply Before : November 18, 2023
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Job Detail

  • Consultant Hayley Reynolds
  • Type Full time
  • Product Sector Civil Engineering / Drainage / Landscape
  • Benefits 28 days holiday, pension scheme, staff discount, contributory travel and health scheme, full support and continuous training.
  • Vacancy id 4987
  • Salary Details Negotiable dependent on experience + Sales incentive scheme

Job Description

Are you interested in working for one of the UK’s largest suppliers of construction products?

If so, this exciting External Sales Executive position might be exactly what you’ve been looking for.

The Company

With its mission to build a sustainable future for the construction industry and its focus on delivering a first-class service to its customers, the company has established itself as one of the UK’s leading construction product distribution businesses and continues to go from strength to strength in the specialist markets it serves.

They operate across the country with branches in over 15 locations, stocking in excess of 40 product ranges encompassing an impressive 15,000 products. They pride themselves on their ability to deliver products to their customers quickly and efficiently.

Their ethos is that the best solutions are found by the best teams, which is why they continuously invest in their people to develop and improve their skills and expertise and help them achieve their professional goals.

They recruit people who have a genuine interest in their customers, take pride in their work, and enjoy finding solutions to customers’ challenges.

As part of their plans to expand their business and the expertise they provide, they are now looking to appoint an External Sales Executive to join their successful Team in the South East Region.  

The Role

In this role as an External Sales Executive, the role demands a professional sales manner and the ability to maintain and grow an existing customer base as well as identify and generate new business opportunities across the South East region. Some of the duties involve:

  • Managing medium spend accounts as well as validating sales leads throughout your area
  • Open new accounts and grow existing accounts- Targeting primarily contractors, groundworkers, and engineers
  • Introduce key initiative products
  • Delivering excellent customer service and communication

The Candidate

In order to be successful in this role, you will need to enjoy working within a fast-paced sales environment where professionalism and a high level of customer service are key to success.

As you will be taking an active role as a member of the sales team, you will need to have a flair for sales and enjoy working to targets and meeting sales goals.

Experience in the construction industry is advantageous along with the ability to work autonomously as well as working as part of a team.

Other skills required include:

  • Knowledge and experience of the civil and drainage industry (advantageous)
  • Excellent communication skills and organisational skills
  • Enthusiastic and professional manner
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work using your own initiative within a demanding, target-driven environment.
  • A current driving license
  • Good knowledge of computer programs

This role offers the successful candidate excellent career progression opportunities along with continued training and professional development opportunities.


Location/Area                                  South East (Essex, Kent, Sussex)

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