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Sales Assistant- Construction

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    Arlene Rice

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    about 2 months ago

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Title: Sales Assistant (Construction Industry)

Location: Kildare

Salary: DOE

The successful candidate will be a self-motivated individual with relevant sales experience preferably with construction background.
As a Sales Assistant you will be responsible for delivering professional, high-quality advice to your customer base to maximise the value and profitability of all sales.
The role requires a dynamic, resilient, and flexible individual who possess the motivation to achieve our business results.


Liaising with Managing Director on leads.
Travel to customer premises.

Measuring and providing quotations.

Maximise selling opportunities, achieve sales and targets.

Provide up to date technical advice on products to suit the customers' requirements.

Effectively manage customer relations by providing high-quality and prompt support.

Contact targeted accounts at a frequency relative to their requirements and potential sales.

Provide onsite advice and problem solving.

Develop existing customer base and actively seek potential new business.

Provide customer presentations regarding products as required.

Report on competitor activity, sales.

Liaise with the Accounts Department regarding payments and collections.

Liaise with the Sales Manager regarding price negotiations and discounts.

Highlight product/stock requirements with the procurement team.

Develop and forge a strong working relationship with all departments within the company.

Key Attributes & Skills Required:

Highly motivated with a passion for sales preferably in the construction industry.

Proven ability to achieve allocated targets and develop sales opportunities.

Strong Computer literacy: MS Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint & Excel).

Ability to be able to plan and organise yourself on a daily basis.

Customer focused approach with excellent communication skills.

Self-motivated individual with a willingness to succeed .

Ability to take ownership and resolve issues.

Full clean driver's license essential.


Salary Dependant on Experience

Company Car - Commercial

Mobile Phone & Laptop