Reference : 565809

Sales Consultant

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom Godalming
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 02/28/2019

Additional description

Sales Consultant (Regional Sales Centre) - Jewson Builders’ Merchant - Godalming, Surrey

Jewson are a part of Saint-Gobain - Winners of ‘TOP EMPLOYER UK AND GLOBAL' four years running (2016-2019)

We are currently seeking a Sales Consultant to join our busy Regional Sales Centre, where you will be a single point of contact to meet customer requirements, negotiating profitable sales and supporting the branch network.

Working as part of an established team backed by the world’s leading building materials distributor in Saint-Gobain, you’ll be driving our sales with a close working team who like to work hard but also have fun! We truly invest in our employees and support them in their career development.

Reporting directly to the Regional Sales Centre Manager, the key duties for a Sales Consultant are:

  • Handle inbound and outbound calls from our customers looking to make and place orders.
  • Provide customers with product quotes and advise them with any queries they may have in relation to our products and services.
  • Process customer orders to their nearest branches, maintaining excellent customer service throughout.
  • You will be looking for opportunities to provide upsell where possible which will involve calling local contractors to develop your business accounts.
  • There are KPI’s, but customer service and building solid customer relationships are our largest motivators.

Are you who are we looking for? For the Sales Consultant role specifically, it is important that:

  • You will be a proactive and enthusiastic individual who works well within a team.
  • You will enjoy building relationships with our customers and colleagues.
  • You will thrive on the challenge of proactive selling and actively engaging new and existing customers.
  • You will deliver excellent customer service whilst providing them with Jewson’s services and products.
  • You have a degree of resilience is required and the ability to remain calm during busy periods.
  • It would be an advantage to have some product knowledge or come from a related industry however full training will be provided.

What are the benefits?

In addition to a competitive base salary, plus an attractive bonus scheme, you will benefit from a significant focus on your own personal development and also have access to:

  • A defined contribution pension scheme.
  • 31 days holiday.
  • Flexible Holiday buy-sell scheme (allowing up to 3 days holiday to be bought or sold).
  • A defined share purchasing scheme (Each month you put away an agreed amount from your ‘pre-tax' pay and we use it to buy Saint-Gobain shares for you. As an added bonus, for every four shares you buy Saint-Gobain will give you an extra share free of charge).
  • As an employee you are automatically covered by the Saint-Gobain Life Assurance Scheme.
  • Staff discounts and various other benefits.

If you’re up for a new challenge, we would love to hear from you! 

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