Territory Sales Representative - Timber

Verrus Group
West Midlands
From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Commission + Car + Benefits
09 Aug 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Reporting to the Regional Sales Manager, the successful candidate will be tasked with consolidating and increasing market share in the West Midlands, Shropshire, Staffordshire and Worcestershire areas

The Position:

  • Maintaining and increasing profitable sales to achieve or exceed sales targets
  • Promoting the company’s range of planed square edge products, skirting, architrave, cladding, flooring, panel products, fencing and decking
  • Proactively identifying and closing new customers
  • Making assessments and recommendations on the credit worthiness of new accounts
  • Effective planning of weekly workload and efficient, economical journey planning
  • Ensuring that all quotations, samples, sales literature and price book are readily available for client visits/meetings
  • Attending sales meetings, team briefings and training courses as requested
  • Ensuring effective customer service by adopting a courteous and respectful manner towards customers at all times
  • Candidate Requirements:

  • A track record of success in a field sales capacity
  • Strong knowledge of the timber distribution industry
  • Experience of selling to merchants, joinery companies, shop fitters, portable building manufacturers, local authorities and/or contractors
  • Proven ability to meet and exceed ambitious KPI, revenue and margin targets
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong commercial acumen, negotiation and closing skills
  • The Company:

    One of Britain’s leading importers, distributors and processors of responsibly-sourced timber products, our client operates from a strategic network of four regional distribution centres which are able to respond quickly to demand and deliver quality products when and where customers need them most. Providing competitively-priced wholesale wood products to builders’ merchants, timber merchants, garden building manufacturers, joinery companies and building contractors, the company’s robust and sustainable supply chain has seen it expand to over 200 current employees and the prestigious ‘Investors in People’ status.

    This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75443847

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