Reference : GBR07819

(Entry Level) Sales Executive

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom Co. Londonderry
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 06/22/2022

Position description

JP Corry is the leading Builders Merchants in Northern Ireland. Our name is renowned for providing excellent quality and service in the supply of building materials and timber based products. Within JP Corry we provide excellent career prospects in a challenging and rewarding environment. By hiring the right people for the job, and providing the right tools and training, we offer the opportunities to make your career a successful one.


We are delighted to be hiring an entry-level Sales Executive position. If you have experience within the local construction/building community and keen to change career path look no further! This is a brilliant opportunity to build a career within Sales at JP Corry with huge growth potential.


We are currently recruiting for a:


The Role: Sales Executive

Location: 177 Strand Road, Londonderry, BT48 7PU


About this role:


The role of a Sales Executive is integral to the smooth running of sales and operations within the Derry branch. The role reports to the Branch Manager and is key to driving sales within the branch. The position will liaise with all members of the branch including; Trade Counter, Yard Operations, Sales Representatives and Drivers.


Essential Experience:


  • Product Knowledge – either through working within the construction industry, sales or from a Builders Merchant.
  • Strong I.T. Skills and good knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Natural passion for delivering outstanding experience for our customers.
  • Confident working under pressure through diary and workload management.
  • Flexible and adaptable to meet ever changing requirements.
  • Natural problem solver.


Desirable Experience:


  • A proven track record of sales / business development with a good understanding of product knowledge and the routes to market.
  • Prior experience of using a CRM system

Additional Requirements

  • Manage the sales process for new and existing customers.
  • Support the external sales team with customer requests e.g. technical information, updated quotes or required product certification.
  • Place direct sales orders, organise delivery times, and notify customers.
  • Follow up on general phone enquiries, supporting the branch in all aspects of customer service.
  • Ensure minimum stock shrinkage and accurate daily stock counts.
  • Complete transport audits and dispatch documentation as necessary, passing to the Branch Manager for regular sign off.
  • Build sales opportunities within the local business.
  • Any other duties deemed reasonable

Who are we ?

As an employee of JP Corry you will have access to a variety of employee incentives and rewards, some of which include:


  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Tax-free Share Plan
  • Flexible Holiday Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Shop and Save Discounts


If you are interested in this opportunity, and feel you have the relevant skills for the role, please apply today via our careers page.


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