Reference : GBR02280

Sales Executive

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom Hereford
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 05/05/2021

Position description

Sales Executive - Jewson Hereford

Innovative. Customer Focused. Agile. Open and Engaging. Entrepreneurial. These are our key attitudes and the way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about the Sales Executive opportunity.


How will you support us?  

As a Sales Executive you will; assist the Business Unit in the acquisition of new accounts, development of existing accounts and to ensure that any lapsed or dormant accounts are re-activated; working with all functions to develop and leverage the scale of the Business Unit.

In this role you will;

  • Find and develop new business via cold calling, lead follow ups, and general customer interaction
  • Support customers with the on-boarding of their new account, ensuring that they start and continue to spend
  • Develop trust relationships with a portfolio of customers to maintain and improve profitability
  • Acquire a thorough understanding of customer needs and requirements, expanding relationships by continuously proposing solutions that meet the customer’s needs

What kind of person are we looking for?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. In addition to the five Saint-Gobain attitudes we shared at the start, suitability for the role is always key; does the following criteria sound like you?


To be suitable for the Sales Executive role you will have: 

  • Proven experience from an external sales background
  • Passion for customer relationship building
  • The drive and hunger to be the best
  • The resilience and motivation to keep going
  • Proven experience on price negotiations




Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 to deliver a world first – the production of glass on an industrial scale. We have continued to adapt and grow through providing innovate ideas, services and products to our customers. 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employ 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of the most well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions.

You are applying to work with Jewson this is one of more than 30 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you will be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.  

Our Ambition as a business?

At Saint-Gobain, our purpose is to ‘Make the world a better home’. We are both manufacturers and distributors. Together with and for our customers, we design materials and solutions that have a positive impact on everyone’s life and provide well-being, quality of life and performance, while caring for the planet.  Our materials can be found everywhere in our living places and daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications.  

Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you.

The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role. We can’t guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting. But, we promise to listen.

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