Reference : 571488

Roofing Sales Specialist

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom
    Tunbridge Wells
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 08/20/2019

Additional description

Roofing Sales Specialist - Jewson Builders' Merchants – Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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

As the UK's leading supplier of building materials and sustainable timber, we here at Jewson always aim to provide a friendly and knowledgeable customer service, whether you're from a retail or trade background. So if you have the drive and motivation to really make a difference, then we may have the opportunity for you here at Jewson!

We are looking for a dedicated Roofing Sales Specialist to support our external roofing sales market within the Tunbridge Wells area. In this role, you will be responsible for sales growth within the specialism through developing existing customer accounts, targeting and securing new business opportunities whilst maintaining a comprehensive range of roofing stock.

As a Roofing Sales Specialist with Jewson, you will:

  • Manage a portfolio of existing roofing customers and be proactive in securing new sales leads, ensuring excellent customer service is consistently provided.
  • Maintain local roofing stock levels to safeguard stock for on-going projects in the area.
  • Support the Roofing Development Manager with local marketing campaigns to promote our range of roofing offerings and services.
  • Encourage an ever greater commitment to Jewson’s roofing product and services within the local network through informal training or guidance.

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; we innovate, we collaborate, we’re agile, we act with entrepreneurial spirit, and we’re supportive of and close to our customers.

So if you…

  • Have strong prior experience within a sales background and know what great service looks, sounds and feels like.
  • Ideally, have product knowledge relevant to roofing or a similar merchanting sector.
  • Are articulate, numerate, well presented and able to negotiate at all levels, from site manager to senior buyer.
  • Are a self-starter who requires the minimum of supervision, has a persuasive manner and who thrives on a challenge.
  • Hold a full and valid UK driving license.

...we may just be the right fit for each other. Does this sound like you?

We also offer some fantastic benefits, including:

  • Competitive Salary.
  • A company car, mobile and laptop.
  • 31 days holiday (including bank holidays).
  • A defined contribution pension scheme.
  • Flexible Holiday buy-sell scheme (allowing up to 3 days holiday to be bought or sold).
  • As a Jewson employee, you are automatically covered by the Saint-Gobain Life Assurance Scheme.
  • Staff discounts on high street and leisure activities and various other benefits.

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.

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