Sales Executive – Timber Importer (4893)

Internal Sales in Distribution
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Job Detail

  • Consultant Fiona Hamilton
  • Type Full time
  • Product Sector Timber / Timber Engineering
  • Vacancy id 4893
  • Salary Details Competitive remuneration package

Job Description

Due to expansion, our client is seeking a Senior Sales Executive to join their team in West Lothian. Ideally, you would be experienced in selling Timber / Timber Products or have worked in the Builders / Timber Merchant sector it would also be an advantage to have a good understanding of the construction sector. This position is for an experienced individual that has the ability to establish & build relationships and is looking to join a company that offers fantastic career progression.

Reporting to: Depot Director  

The company has been a trusted supply chain partner in the UK construction industry for over 50 years and working along with the sales team you will be promoting the company’s Timber & Timber Products to exciting sectors including Timber Engineering Companies, Builder & Timber Merchants.

Key Responsibilities

  • To develop both new & existing clients
  • 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
  • Seeking out active sites and making the necessary contacts and winning enquiries & ultimately the business

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

  • Proven experience in sales/sales admin role
  • 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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