Key Account Manager – Timber Merchant (4880)

Field Sales in Merchants
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Job Detail

  • Consultant Fiona Hamilton
  • Type Full time
  • Product Sector Timber / Timber Engineering
  • Vacancy id 4880
  • Salary Details Competitive remuneration package

Job Description

Due to expansion, our client is seeking a dynamic individual to join their sales team. Ideally, you will have a strong background in Timber/Timber products and an excellent understanding of the Timber Sector as a whole. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in being able to grow and maintain key accounts and also have the expertise to bring in new business. This position is for an experienced individual that has the ability to build relationships from site to Director Level 

Reporting to:   Sales Director

You will be looking after Key accounts, and strengthening and marinating prelateships and you will be promoting the company’s Timber & Timber Products to exciting sectors, House Builders, Developers, Construction Companies & Architects & Joinery Companies.

Key Responsibilities

  • To develop both new & existing clients
  • Key Account Management
  • Negotiate to purchase prices with suppliers
  • Quoting and costing customer requirements
  • Understanding customer needs and requirements, research accounts, identifying key players
  • Maintain & expand your database
  • Take internal sales orders, follow up sales enquiries and delivery schedules

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

  • Proven experience in sales/sales admin role
  • Construction Product knowledge
  • Experience within the building supply trade essential
  • General Construction knowledge essential & knowledge of the Construction sector
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work with a minimum of supervision
  • Confident and professional telephone manner
  • Effective communication skills
  • Customer-focused with sound commercial skills.
  • Good IT skills & PC literate and experience with Microsoft Outlook



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