Sales Representative - Flooring Accessories

Crawley | Permanent, full-time
| £25,000 - £35,000 per annum (Negotiable Basic + Excellent Benefits)
Ref: JK104 (2 years ago)
Carpet Roles UK are delighted to be assisting our clients, a leading UK Manufacturer of Carpet and Flooring Accessories (Stair Nosings being amongst a comprehensive Catalogue of Quality Products) in their search for a Sales Representative to help manage an area to the South of the M25 (Sussex East and West, Kent and Surrey) and Develop Business with new and existing customers.

Based from home, generating sales with new and existing customers whilst also handling customer relationship management of all accounts within allocated geographical area by displaying effective behaviours which represent shared company values.

Specific Duties and Customer Types to be called upon:

  • Distributors – build relationships to develop, sustain & grow the business.
  • Contractors – Add new and develop existing.
  • Architects and Specifiers – Specification Sales to A&D Sector to Pull Products Through at design.
  • End-users – work with these when and where necessary.
  • Key Accounts – devise Key Account Plans for each of the above three, to develop & grow the business
  • Projects - Maximise the potential of sales leads from the Lead & Projects Manager & Distributors
  • Team player working with other members of the sales team / QPSL functions on a day-to-day basis to help create a culture of commitment, innovation and mutual support.
  • Use effective sales planning techniques (Quarterly Activity Plan, Key Account Planning, Weekly Activity Reports, Projects etc…) to establish and maintain high standards of performance.

Additional Duties:
  • Assist the Regional Sales Manager in the development of the Flooring customer base and extension of our clients brand.
  • Provide advice and support to both external and internal customers
  • Keep up to date on technical knowledge and understanding of all products and potential impact of competing products
  • Provide visibility of customer complaints, facilitating resolutions and improvements by liaising with external and internal customers
  • Undertake stair nosing measures and produce step templates
  • Champion a proactive approach to continuous improvement projects adopting Lean principles and tools
  • Maintain high standards in personal appearance and housekeeping
  • Comply with recognised quality ISO9001 and environmental ISO14001 procedures within department
  • Ensure company Health & Safety procedures are followed at all times
The Person we are seeking will tick the following points:
  • Sales background (Preferable)
  • Knowledge of flooring accessories
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • PC skills to support communication analysis and reporting
  • Be able to work on own initiative and work flexibly with high positive energy levels
In return our clients offer an excellent opportunity to build a long career in a secure, market leading business, additionally you will receive:

·         Competitive (Negotiable) Salary

·         Healthcare plan

·         Fully Expensed Company Car

·         Laptop

·         Mobile

·         Pension

·         24 Days Holidays

·         Job Type: Full-time

·         Salary: £0.00 /year

For Immediate Consideration for this rare opportunity to join a Well regarded and Successful Flooring Brand please follow the “Apply Here” Links on this page, or for a confidential discussion call Justin Kelly on 0844 4153054. 

Carpet Roles UK are Dedicated Recruiters to the UK Flooring Industry.




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