Sales Account Coordinator - £100 Million Timber Merchant

Location
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Salary
£22,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted
16 Feb 2017
Closes
16 Mar 2017
Ref
9507
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Sales Account Coordinator - £100 Million Timber Merchant
Cirencester
£22,000 - £25,000 pa depending upon experience + Benefits

Do you have the drive to win new business, excellent customer service skills and technical understanding to support the sales of our engineered wood products?

We are looking for a customer focussed sales coordinator with good administration skills who likes to own and succeed in their work. We offer an environment in which to learn and develop plus excellent package of benefits to successful candidates.

The Company:

We are the UK and Ireland's leading distributor of planed strength graded softwood and engineered wood products to the roof truss and timber frame manufacturing industries, as well as to timber and builders’ merchants. Established in 1983, with our Head Office in Cirencester, we operate as a specialist just-in-time distributor to national customers such as Travis Perkins and Selco as well as to regional and local companies.

The company employs over 40 staff, has a turnover of £100m+ and works with a group of long standing partners and subcontractors in the sawmills, distribution terminals, sea shipping and haulage companies. We have won many awards for our products and services and pride ourselves on our professional and personal approach. 

The Group is the largest forest-owner association in Sweden and an international forest industry Group. Our operations are based on responsible forestry and on industries where we convert the raw material into sawn timber, paper and dissolving pulp, and green energy.

We offer an excellent benefits and remuneration package and have a proven track record in developing and retaining our employees. Our core values are: Value-generating relationships and long-term approach.

Sales Account Coordinator Job Purpose:

The role-holder will promote and sell our range of timber and EWP products to Manufacturer customers and to provide a proactive and positive approach to not only our current customer base but to highlight opportunities and identify future prospects. The role will provide an efficient and professional administration and support service to customers in GB and Ireland.

Sales Account Coordinator Experience & Skills Required:

+ Educated to at least ‘A’ level standard with experience in a fast paced commercial environment or a proven record of sales or account executive experience.
+ Proven telephone skills in a customer focussed role both with incoming and outgoing calls
+ Track record of selling products successfully preferably in a technical environment
+ Experienced in developing long term relationships with clients
+ Excellent administration, processing and communication skills
+ Good Microsoft office skills including Excel
+ Excellent telephone manner

Person specification:

+ Technical or construction understanding would be an advantage or the ability to learn with training the technical specifications
+ Diligent, accurate with good attention to detail
+ Numerate and able to analyse figures/data
+ Confident and outgoing person, able to use own initiative and work hard to achieve personal and company targets
+ Constant drive to see and realise sales opportunities
+ A desire to develop personally and have the ambition to build a successful career
+ Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
+ Team player, happy to support their colleagues and work with other departments to ensure projects are completed on time
+ Flexible approach

Remuneration package:

+ Salary: £22,-25,000 pa depending upon experience 
+ Hours of work: 40 per week, 8am – 5pm with 1 hour for lunch
+ Holidays: 25 days per year plus 8 statutory holidays
+ Performance bonus: Annual payments dependent upon company and individual performance
+ Contributory pension scheme: Generous company contribution
+ Other generous benefits such as health and dental cover

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Inside Sales Executive, Sales Coordinator, Sales Administrator, Internal Sales, Inbound Sales. 

Interested? Just Apply Below...

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