Specialist Timber Salesperson

Ridgeon Group
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a great opportunity to become part of East Anglia’s largest independent Builders Merchants. You will be starting your career in family run business dedicated towards helping our colleagues fulfil their potential.

As a Specialist Salesperson you will be responsible for proactive and reactive sales generation with both existing and new customers, building relationships selling our clients a range of primarily softwood timber products to the timber manufacturing and supply industry.

We expect our Sales staff to deliver a high standard of customer service at all times whilst aiming to up-sell products and handling each call effectively to maximise profit and sales margin to achieve or exceed sales targets.

You will also be tasked with responding to all quotations either directly or by liaising with an external Sales Representative depending on the area of the country the customer is based. Occasionally you will be required to accompany our sales representatives to visit customers.

The ideal candidate will have sales experience within the timber manufacturing or construction sectors and have knowledge of timber materials, primarily softwood, however knowledge of timber panel products and hardwood would be advantageous. However, training will be provided, leading to recognised professional qualification if required.

Essential Requirements

To be shortlisted for this role you will need to possess the following:

Be a sales and target driven individual
Timber product knowledge
A background in a similar working environment
Sales skills either telephone or face to face
Strong communication skills
Good organisational skills
An understanding of the important of customer service, margin and profit


The Ridgeon Group are passionate about our people and offer a range of benefits to engage our colleagues. We offer a competitive package including: company bonus scheme with the potential to earn up to a month’s salary, child care vouchers, contributory pension scheme, great staff discount at all Ridgeon Group companies, life assurance and much more.

If you are ready to Build a Better Career, please apply online today!