External Sales Executive

12 Jul 2018
09 Aug 2018
Lyndsey Padley
Contract Type
Full Time

External Sales Executive

Remote based

Huddersfield, Halifax

£Competitive + Excellent bonus structure + Company Car

Our prestigious client, with over 175 years trading experience and a nationwide network of branches, is seeking to strengthen their operation with the addition of an experienced “hungry“ Sales Executive. You may be a Sales Representative from a building / construction materials manufacturing background or even from the supply side and you will have a passion for sales. Your role as Sales Executive will contribute to the groups focus on providing market leading choice, quality, service and value and will be a great opportunity for someone who has the drive and ambition to enter a relatively new market-place. As the External Sales Executive, working around the Huddersfield and Halifax areas, you will have the ability to grow the sales within the area by way of proactive an organic growth as well as developing existing ledger accounts. Your area knowledge will be vast and you will be well aware of potential opportunities on your “patch”.

The branch network supplies timber and building materials to all parts of the construction industry, both private and commercial, and have dedicated manufacturing divisions supplying specialist windows, doors and timber engineering services.

Key Responsibilities – Sales Executive:

  • Achieve total GP £'s in accordance with budget
  • Achieve total sales volume in accordance with budget
  • Ensure call rate achieved in accordance with company guidance
  • Attend weekly meetings with Branch Manager to plan actions
  • Keep Outlook calendar updated at all times
  • Agree all customers with Branch Manager / Area Manager
  • Route and plan calls effectively to cover territory
  • Prepare calls to ensure they are currently balanced between existing clients and prospects
  • Credit worthiness of clients to be passed on to credit control and Branch Manager
  • Ensure quotations are confirmed to the branch and customer
  • Attend company and manufacturers training courses when required
  • Ensure company car is kept in good condition at all times

Sales Executive – Personal Specification:

  • Good market knowledge of sector
  • A thorough understanding of all Company products and services
  • A portfolio of clients would be a distinct advantage
  • Proven sales experience, preferably within the timber / construction industry
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Valid UK Driving Licence
  • Well presented at all times

You may currently be working as a sales executive, sales person, building supplies representative, sales representative or sales rep.