Reference : 567271

Sales Executive

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom Chester
  • Fixed-term Contract
  • Posting date : 04/11/2019

Position description

Innovative? Customer Focused? Agile?  Open and Engaging? Entrepreneurial? – The key attitudes and way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about the Sales Executive opportunity.


This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Sales Executive to join our passionate and knowledgeable team. The area will cover South-West England across South-East as well as some of the parts of London so will be based within those areas to ensure efficient travel.


This role is working with Weber where you will be responsible for engaging with a diverse set of customers throughout the relationship management, promoting the Weber brand through to training and managing trade days and making sure products are merchandised correctly


In this role as Sales Executive you will be:


  • Responsible for the delivery of annual revenue and profit margin targets with their sales area of responsibility

  • Ensuring all branches are visited regularly on a cyclical call cycle to meet the customer expectation and company targets

  • Training and educating branch staff to understand the Weber Tile Fixing range enabling them to upsell and promote the features and benefits to their customers using the digital and traditional sales tools

  • Communicating and gaining commitment to branch promotions and incentives to increase stock range and sales opportunity

  • Supporting branches in organising and attending Trade events at the branch to engage with new customers and promote the Weber Tile Fixing range through presentation and demonstration

  • Ensuring that each branch has the appropriate or mandated stock displayed correctly with the relevant Point of Sale available

  • Maintaining accurate and timely visit reports and customer information in CRM following each visit


What kind of person are we looking for?


First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. In addition to the five Saint-Gobain attitudes we shared at the start, suitability for the role is always key; does the following criteria sound like you?


In order to be successful in this role, you must have;


  • Customer management experience & sales experience

  • Relevant product or market knowledge

  • Determined and resilient approach

  • Good presentation and communication skills


Who are Saint-Gobain?


Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 to deliver a world first – the production of glass on an industrial scale we have continued to adapt and grow through providing innovate ideas, services and products to our customers. 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employs 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of our well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions.


You are applying to work with Weber this is one of 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you are assured to be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.


Our Ambition as a business?


At Saint-Gobain, our goal is to ‘Create great living places and improve people’s daily life’. We design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.


Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you.

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