Listen to customer requirements and present appropriately to make a sale
Maintain and develop relationships with existing customers in person and via telephone calls and emails
Respond to incoming email and phone enquiries
Gather market and customer information
Challenge any objections with a view to getting the customer to buy
Create detailed proposal documents, often as part of a formal bidding process which is largely dictated by the prospective customer
Check the quantities of goods on display and in stock
Attend team meetings and share best practice with colleagues
A proven track record of achieving and exceeding sales targets within the building materials industry with a reputation as a go getting achiever and highly self motivated.
Demonstrate a successful track record in relationship building and networking within the construction industry and formwork suppliers with architects, interior decorators, builders, dealers and construction / furniture Successful client account management.
Present and sell company products and services to current and new business customers through sales visits.