Sales Executive- Timber

Published:  24 June, 2019

Location: South East/ South West
Salary: Competitive Basic Salary + Bonus + Company Car, Laptop, Mobile Phone
Job Reference: 3741

Are you interested in an exciting new challenge and you are a SALES PROFFESIONAL that has experience working in the Timber Sector?

If so, the opportunity has arisen to join one of the UK’s leading Timber Softwood Importers that due to expansion and recent investment want to expand their sales team to cover the south West / South East of the UK


The Company

Our Client’s success has been built on consistency in the quality of their timber and service along with their comprehensive involvement in the sector, continually growing and expanding the company and their industry knowledge.    

They supply Nationwide and are also Agents for many first-class sawmills in the Baltic’s and Northern Europe Celebrating almost 40 years of success as Timber Importers, the business is looking to continue its growth and development with the appointment of a new member of their sales team.


The Individual

Our Client is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic timber sales professional to identify and develop new business opportunities, and be capable of building their own client base and developing it. The ideal candidate will have experience of dealing with overseas mills and also selling mainly into Merchants and manufactures.


Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Developing and maintaining relationships with Merchants and Manufacturers.
  • Build Sales, pursue leads and  follow up on existing enquiries and leads;
  • Travel to processing units , suppliers and overseas both in the UK and overseas, to further their targets and supplement their market Knowledge
  • Generates new business , increase sales , and be involve in the company’s growth   

Person Specification

  • Experienced in Timber Importing
  • Highly-motivated & a team player
  • Ability to work to deadlines; and capable of planning , sourcing , and delivery of sales and profit targets
  • Substantial experience in sales and track of external sales experience
  • Organized and communicative at all levels
  • Computer literate on Microsoft Windows, Word & Excel
  • Excellent communication skills



All necessary training in relevant aspects of our Client’s business will be provided

To apply or to find out more:

Consultant Fiona Hamilton

Tel No 01234 826450 Ext 105




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