Reference : GBR07919

Sales Specialist

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom Leeds
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 06/23/2022

Position description

Sales Specialist – Leeds

At Saint-Gobain we pride ourselves on being innovative, customer focused, agile, open and engaging and entrepreneurial. We are also proud to have been named a ‘Top Employer’ for 5 consecutive years. If you’re passionate about working with people, you’re able to put your customer first, and you want to know what it’s like to work for a top employer that is working hard to make the world a better home; then please read on to find out more about this exciting opportunity to join us as a Sales Specialist.

You’ll be working for Minster in Leeds. Minster is one of more than 30 exciting Saint-Gobain brands in the UK and is the leading provider of specialist civils, infrastructure and utilities products and solutions.

This is an exciting new opportunity to work in a brand new location and growing within a new business location.

Is this role right for me?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. A great Internal Sales Specialist that will put the customer first, focusing on finding solutions for them and building trust. Truly acting as an entrepreneur you will be proactive, taking time to understand your customers. You’ll also show resilience when things don’t go according to plan; being open to new ideas and happy to learn.

There is some specific knowledge and experience we are looking for from suitable candidates;

Some knowledge or experience of working with building materials and products would be preferred
Experience of working in sales – lead generation, new business and lapsed customers
Passion for building long term customer relationships
Hours of work: Monday to Friday 7am – 4:30pm

What will I be doing in the role?

Our Sales Executives are an important contributor to the performance of the business and to ensure our customers have a positive experience with us. As this role has a strong focus on sales, we are looking for someone who loves building relationships with Customers and proactively generate sales both face to face and over the phone. To support our customers effectively you will;

Get to know our product lines and services in order to make the most of all customer interactions
Increase our sales portfolio within the local areas to achieve Branch targets
Proactively develop great relationships with new and existing Customers (both face to face and over the phone), understanding their needs to provide advice and solutions
Meet our customers face to face to develop customer relationships
Build awareness of local market competition; keeping us at the forefront of our industry
Make Health & Safety a priority and demonstrate how you can keep yourself and others safe at work
Work with colleagues to suggest opportunities for improvement



Additional Requirements

* Keyboard / IT skills

* Friendly / Positive communication style

* Outgoing / Able to build relationships

* Previous customer service skills

* Able to learn new skills / tasks quickly

* Lives within commutable distance of LS10

Legal Statement

Top employer 2022