Retail Sales Representative
About the Opportunity
We are seeking to appoint a Retail Sales Representative to support our Retail Sales team across the UK. The successful candidate will be responsible for the NE/NW England & Scotland, and should live within this location. The role reports to the National Sales Manager - Retail and works closely with colleagues from all departments across the business.
It’s a challenging role and has a unique opportunity to add real value to the business. You’ll be responsible for the sales and merchandising of our products in the retail / DIY market. You will have the opportunity to grow your skills supporting the sales team. The role involves visiting retail outlets to an agreed journey plan, implementing action plans to agreed objectives, and using your own initiative and enthusiasm to generate extra sales
About the Person
We are looking for an enthusiastic person preferably with some experience in field sales or retail. However, full training will be provided so this could represent an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate or someone who is keen to venture into a sales role or is looking for their next challenge. You must have an excellent eye for detail and work with a high standard of customer service in mind. You should have good IT skills including PowerPoint and Excel.
You should have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to build credibility across all areas of the business, and build working relationships with customers. We’re looking for a team player, but one who enjoys working on their own initiative and taking ownership of issues. You need to be able to work to tight deadlines.
About the Company
JELD-WEN - a leading global manufacturer of windows, doors, stairs, and treated composite trim and panels - operates 90 facilities in more than 20 countries with $3.5 billion in revenues; half of which comes from outside the United States. The company provides products that enhance the beauty and functionality of homes and commercial buildings.
In the UK, JELD-WEN has approximately 1200 staff that produce and distribute quality doors, windows, patio doors and stairs. Operating across 5 factories - the UK head office and door production facility is based in Sheffield; 3 factories in Melton Mowbray - one that is dedicated to timber windows, doorsets and patio doorsets, one that is the largest volume production facility for timber stairs in the UK, and the mill which supplies components to the other sites; and the Penrith factory, which specialises in the manufacture of veneered, foil and moulded internal doors.