External Sales Executive - Builders Merchant

Posted a week ago by Arco Recruitment Ltd

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Camden, Greater London
£38,000 - £42,000/annum Up to c£42k + Car + Bonus + Bens

The Role

To manage and develop existing and new customer relationships, increasing branch sales and margins and enhancing the customer experience.

Working hours - 40 hours Monday - Friday.

Key Accountabilities…

  • Identify and Capture new Sales opportunities.
  • Help to exceed branch Sales, Margins and Gross profit.
  • Respond positively and effectively to customer’s needs.
  • Agree the best possible margin when negotiating with customers in line with ledger budgets and KPI’s
  • Cultivate and maintain exceptional standards of customer service and ensure company Best Practice, Standards and Company Policies are met.
  • Positively act as the link between your branch and your customers
  • Deal with customer complaints effectively, pleasantly and in a timely manner.
  • Be vigilant to prevent fraud
  • Be vigilant and report any Health & Safety issues to the Line Manager immediately. 

Person Specification:

Previous extensive Sales Experience within a Builders Merchants (essential)

• Demonstrates a positive, friendly and stable attitude.

• Is prepared to develop a knowledge of the company, its products and the elements required to be successfully employed in the business.

• Someone who will promote and adhere to the company’s cultures, values and professionalism.

• Good interpersonal skills, confident and able to approach customers.

• Excellent communicating, influencing and negotiating skills. Both oral and written

• Ability to prioritise responsibilities under pressure and be self-motivated.

• Confidence to cold call existing and prospective customers.

Experience Requirements:

• Previous Sales experience (essential)

• Industry and product knowledge (essential)

• Driving license

• Good IT skills (Word, Excel, and Outlook)

• Minimum age 21 years


  • 23 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Salary £38,000 - £42,000 + Company Car (fully expensed)
  • Mobile Phone and Laptop
  • Pension Scheme
  • Death In Service Scheme
  • Employee Assisted Programme
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Job Reference:
SC / 732158
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