Insulation and Drylining Sales Consultant

Elliotts is a family-owned builders merchant that’s been helping the south build since 1842. We’re in the business of doing great work with great people. Become part of our incredible team!

Our Sales Hub, based in our Southampton Office is responsible for the company’s bulk deliveries, specialist products, large contracts and accounts for 20% of the company’s sales.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to support our Insulation & Drylining Product Manager, including dealing with enquiries and orders, maintaining existing sales whilst seeking opportunities to develop new business for Insulation & Drylining products.

This is a new role and will include an extensive training programme for both sales techniques and product knowledge

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Effectively dealing with customers both over the phone and face to face from the initial enquiry stage and then following the sales process through from start to finish. This will include but not limited to:
    • Producing quotes
    • Raising orders
    • Invoicing
  • Sourcing products and negotiating prices with suppliers to quote competitively while maintaining an acceptable profit margin
  • Dealing with a wide variety of queries from customers
  • Supporting our external sales team with their customers and where necessary taking on the role of their internal contact.
  • Taking ownership of all invoicing and admin related tasks for the division

 Requirements:

  • Proactive attitude towards sales with the ability to recognize an opportunity to up sell and supply a wider range of building materials than the initial enquiry required
  • The ability to work effectively and professionally with our current customers and suppliers is extremely important, as is the ability to forge new relationships with prospective customers and suppliers
  • Competent use of Microsoft Office, including Outlook and Excel
  • Commercial awareness with the ability to understand profit, margins etc.
  • Excellent organisation skills and methodical approach
  • A good knowledge of the building process is preferable
  • Sense of humour 
Usually responds within three days

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Southampton

SO14 5AG
SO14 5AG Southampton Directions

Perks of the job

Working for a sixth-generation success story isn’t enough?! Sure, there’s more to it than working for an award-winning family-owned business.
As well as competitive pay and some friendly colleagues to hang out with, you’ll enjoy some first-rate benefits, including:

  • Unlimited training

    There’s no cap on how much we’ll invest in your career. Join Elliotts and you’ll take ownership of your own development, with endless opportunities to learn, grow and develop.

  • Profit Share

    We run this business together, so when we do well, so do you!

  • Employee Assistance

    All staff have free access to a 24/7 employee assistance programme.
    It’s confidential and designed to help you and your family cope with everyday issues before they become a big problem.

  • Generous pension contribution

    We contribute 5.5% of salary to your workplace pension. That’s 2.5% higher than the government minimum.

What's it like at Elliotts?

One word comes up all the time. Friendly.

We’re not big on bureaucracy. But we ace ambition.

And when you need help, you’ll have some of the brightest, friendliest people at hand. 

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