Trade Counter Sales

04 Jun 2019
02 Jul 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Trade Counter Sales
Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire
Our prestigious client, an independent timber and builders merchant with over 175 years trading experience and a nationwide network of 31 branches, is seeking to strengthen their team with the addition of a proactive and experienced sales executive. Our client supplies timber and building materials to all sectors of the construction industry - domestic, commercial, trade and retail and has dedicated manufacturing divisions supplying specialist windows, doors and timber engineering services. You will be responsible for providing sales administration support to the Branch Manager and sales team.
Key Responsibilities - Sales Assistant:
* Serving customers face to face and building relationships, repeat business and add-on sales
* Handle incoming telephone calls/emails and deal with a wide range of customer enquiries
* Maintaining a well-stocked, clean, tidy and safe working environment, adhering to the Company's health and safety policy and procedure at all times
* Working closely with suppliers to display and promote products to maximise sales
* Working closely and effectively with colleagues as part of the branch sales team with enquiries and order processing
* Maintain accurate stock management
* Maintain core stock levels and manage out obsolete stocks
Sales Assistant - Personal Specification:
* Experience of working within a builders and timber merchants and extensive knowledge of building and timber-related products is desirable
* Computer literate
* Proven shop record and selling background
* Flexible attitude
* Honest, motivated, good communicator with a desire to succeed with a dynamic and progressive business
The company offer excellent training and this role has scope for career progression for the right candidate