Reference : 566203

Trainee Sales Executive

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom Lambeth
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 03/12/2019

Additional description

Trainee Sales Executive working for Jewson the Builders Merchants who are a part of Saint Gobain who are one of the largest 50 employers in the world and winners of ‘TOP EMPLOYER UK AND GLOBAL’.

  • Are you looking to launch your career with an award-winning, globally recognised brand that will encourage you the reach your full potential?
  • Are you ambitious with a drive to succeed and build relationships with an award winning, globally recognised brand?
  • Have an interest in or understanding of the construction / building materials industry.
  • Do you have a full UK driving license?

If we've just described you, then joining Saint-Gobain could be the right career move for you!

So what's in it for you…

We are looking for the most ambitious, entrepreneurial and Inspiring individuals to start their sales career with Saint-Gobain and become an integral part of our sales team for one of our selected brands.

In this exciting role, you will build productive and profitable relationships with your customers in the area by visiting building sites, ensuring existing customers have all the right products at the right time and getting in front of potential customers to sell our services and forge new relationships.You will manage customer portfolios to ensure budgets/targets are achieved and maximise all sales opportunities for Jewson

This opportunity provides you with commercially focussed and supported development that will offer you a combination of on the job and off the job training to equip you with all the skills, knowledge and capability you'll need to become a dynamic sales professional.

Your time will be spent split between “on and off the job” training and where you'll receive training and support to enhance and develop your business development skills and product knowledge.

In this role you would be required to;

  • Visit a number of customers everyday. This would be made up of planned visits and generated through calling customers on the day.
  • There will be an agreed sales target to be met each week.
  • You will log your activity on our sales system each day.
  • Open 2 new customer accounts a week and promote Jewson’s additional services.

We also offer some fantastic benefits, including:

  • Company car, tablet, mobile phone and overnight stays expensed.
  • 31 days holiday (including bank holidays).
  • Working for a company who have won "TOP GLOBAL EMPLOYER 2019".
  • Flexible Holiday buy-sell scheme (allowing up to 3 days holiday to be bought or sold).
  • As an employee you are automatically covered by the Saint-Gobain Life Assurance Scheme and have the option to purchase company shares.
  • Staff discounts on high street and leisure activities and various other benefits including instant vouchers on our rewards app.

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

Saint-Gobain encourage and welcome diverse applications AND ARE COMMITTED TO SUCCESS THROUGH OUR DIVERSE COLLEAGUE COMMUNITY. We’re committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of ethnicity, colour, race, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, neurodiversity, taste in music, fashion sense or any other characteristic that makes you unique. If you have a disability or special need that requires support or adjustments to working or interview arrangements, please let us know.

On occasion we need to close advertisements earlier than expected, we therefore strongly encourage you to make your application promptly to avoid disappointment.

AGENCY? Please note that we have our own recruitment marketing and search functions alongside an already agreed set of agency partners and will not accept any third party CV’s/Applications from anyone unless invited to do so. Saint-Gobain accepts no responsibility for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.