Senior Sales Executive - South East

Full time

St Albans/Horsham

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To work with key suppliers and stakeholders to sell an agreed product range to the existing customer base and to develop new business throughout a defined region. This position is a hybrid role and can be based out of either our St Albans or Horsham offices.

This position is full time, permanent (40 hours per week, Monday to Friday).

Role and Responsibilities

  • Generate new and manage existing business within a defined area
  • Identify and target new accounts as per company objectives and KPIs
  • Maintain and develop existing accounts in line with KPIs
  • Manage key accounts within the region
  • Respond to all customer enquiries in a timely and professional manner
  • Effectively manage customer database
  • Complete all trip reports in a timely manner and in line with the Company minimum standards
  • Effective call/trip planning in line with regional strategy and resource
  • Work effectively with the sales support coordinators
  • Ensure that all orders are processed via the sales support coordinators
  • Work with credit control and invoice teams to resolve queries or issues
  • Work closely with suppliers as a key contact
  • Support sales executives in their role and with their development
  • Provide back up to the regional manager
  • Represent the Company at relevant trade organisations and associations
  • Identify mutually beneficial marketing opportunities
  • Analysis of markets to identify sales opportunities
  • Identify and attend targeted hospitality events
  • Any other duty deemed by the management team to be in the interest of achieving the company objectives


  • Proven sales experience
  • Proactive and strategic thinking
  • Valid UK driving license
  • Proficient with Microsoft package
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and make correct decisions
  • Organised and good time management skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative
  • Ability to build and maintain positive internal and external relationships
  • Ability to work as an individual or as part of a team


  • Experience in timber or construction products sales


  • Competitive salary
  • Company car scheme
  • Office car parking
  • iPad, mobile, laptop
  • 25 days’ holiday, increasing with years of service
  • Annual company bonus scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistant Programme (EAP)
  • Annual leave purchase scheme

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