Reference : GBR03156

Field Sales Executive

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom Hull
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 11/16/2021

Position description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Sales professional to join an internationally recognised brand working in the building materials industry. An industry that unlike most has proven to stand the test of time even throughout a lock down and pandemic.

Covering East Yorkshire (Hull / Beverly) you will visit existing customers to build on our already strong relationship and utilisings your own leads and store based leads to help grow our new business. (Previous Building Materials / Construction experience not essential)

We have a great opportunity for an enthusiastic Field Sales Executive to join our team at Jewson, based in Hull on Rotterdam Road. The purpose of this role is to 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. 

At Jewson we pride ourselves on our ability to provide a great welcome to our customers, being proactive when helping them, being trusted, and recognised for our ‘customer first’ approach. If you enjoy working with people and you think you could help our customers feel welcome, then we would love to hear from you!

What are we looking for?

  • Literate and numerate
  • Financial and commercial awareness
  • Sales planning and experience
  • Customer relationship management
  • Influencing and Negotiation skills
  • Digital sales tools and systems

What will you be responsible for?
(but not limited to…)

  • 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
  • Work with the branch teams on agreeing and setting new terms of trade for all accounts
  • Target dormant & lapsed accounts to reactivate them
  • Develop trust relationships with a portfolio of customers to maintain and improve profitability

What will you get in return?

  • A defined contribution pension scheme
  • Competitive salary
  • Access to 100’s of high street and leisure discounts, as well as a state of the art rewards system
  • Automatically covered by the Saint-Gobain Life Assurance scheme.
  • Plus, plenty more!


Are Jewson 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, what football team you support, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you!

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. We can’t guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting. But, we promise to listen.

Do you want to make the world a better home?

Our purpose at Saint-Gobain is to Make the world a better home. Our purpose sets the course for our common future. Together with and for our customers, we design, manufacture and distribute 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. If you want to join a company that cares about making the world a better home – then please apply, we would love to hear from you!


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