Sales Executive – Timber Merchants (4649)

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Job Detail

  • Consultant Fiona Hamilton
  • Type Full time
  • Product Sector Merchants / Distributors
  • Vacancy id 4649
  • Salary Details Competitive Remuneration Package

Job Description

Our client is a leading importer and distributor of timber and timber products and due to expansion, our client is seeking a dynamic individual to join their sales team. If you have experience working in the Timber Merchant sector or selling joinery products and have the professionalism and the expertise to bring in new business and also develop, grow and maintain key accounts then this opportunity is for you. This position is for an experienced individual that has the ability to build relationships from site to Director Level 

Reporting to: COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR  

Working along with the sales team you will be promoting the companies Timber & Timber products to exciting sectors including TIMBER & BUILDERS MERCHANTS, JOINERY MANUFACTURES, SHOPPFITTERS & THE KBB SECTOR.

Key Responsibilities

  • To develop both new & existing clients
  • Provide general administrative and office support as required
  • Look after Key Accounts
  • Negotiate purchasing prices with suppliers
  • Quoting and costing customer requirements
  • Understanding customer needs and requirements, research accounts, identify 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 in the timber/timber product sector
  • 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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