Reference : GBR04421

Internal Sales Person

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom Glasgow
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 10/18/2021

Position description

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 are well organised, you 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 Coordinator

You’ll be working for Minster in Port Dundas, Glasgow. Minster is one of more than 30+ exciting Saint-Gobain brands in the UK and is the specialist distributors of insulation, dry lining, ceilings, partitions, fire protection and external envelope solutions. Since 2005, our business has continued to grow, and we now have 25 dedicated branches and distribution facilities working hard to service customers nationwide.

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; so whether you’ve never worked in this industry before, or had years of experience with one our competitors, you’re just as likely to be a great fit!  A great Sales Specialist at Minster is organised in their approach, showing good attention to detail so their work is accurate and reliable. As an approachable person, you will be able to work well on your own and take full ownership and responsibility for the work you do. You will be happy working in a fast paced office and confident to deal with a range of stakeholders, either in person or over the phone.

This role offers full training, with excellent progression and development opportunities available as part of the SAINT-GOBAIN group of companies.

There are some specific skills we are looking for from suitable candidates;

  • Previous experience in a sales environment would be desirable but it not essential
  • Previous & proven track record of growing sales as part of a portfolio or via new business creation
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to work within part of a dynamic team
  • Good attention to detail
  • Knowledge of the industry preferred but not essential
  • Confident MS Office skills

What will I be doing in the role? 

Our Sales Specialist is one of our most important roles in the business. A great Sales Specialist will help keep our business running smoothly and continue to build and develop customer relationships and sales opportunities. To support the business, you will;

  • Continuously look for opportunities to improve product and industry knowledge.
  • Develop market growth in chosen customer and product segments by driving proactive sales.
  • Ensure that the branch is the best provider of customer service locally and nationally as defined by the Customer.
  • Support all Company Customer Service initiatives.
  • Ensure compliance with SGBD Business Control procedures.
  • Any other reasonable duties as directed by your Line Manager.
  • Ensure individual and team compliance with the Saint-Gobain Principles of Conduct and Action.

Who are we ?

Are Minster and Saint-Gobain an Inclusive employer?

We’re working hard to be, and we’re keen to hire talented people regardless of their background, abilities, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you!

We understand that a diverse workplace is not only a more enjoyable place to be, but also facilitates better decision making and innovation. So, whoever you are, and whichever Saint-Gobain business you join, you can be sure of a warm welcome with us.


And what about flexibility?

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 (this could be flexible hours, a job share, part time, to name a few). We can’t guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting, but we promise to listen.

Top Employer 2021

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