Sales Representative

Location Coolock
Discipline: Sales,Retail & Marketing
Job type: Permanent
Salary: €45000
Contact name: Brian Doyle

Contact email:
Job ref: 32783
Published: 18 days ago

Elite Talent Hub LTD is a specialist in permanent staffing solutions for clients nationwide.

Our client is Ireland's leading builders' merchant, providing a wide range of building materials, plumbing supplies, and DIY products. With a nationwide network of branches, they serve both professional tradespeople and DIY enthusiasts. Known for exceptional customer service and expert advice, they offer high-quality products and are a trusted partner for construction and home improvement projects across the country.


Sales Representative - Coolock, Dublin 17


Primary Objective

As Sales Representative at our clients store in Coolock, you are responsible for generating building material sales, managing customer relationships and construction related activity with key customers within a geographical area to achieve company objectives as directed by the Regional Director.


Knowledge & Experience

  • Minimum of two years’ experience in sales of building materials within the construction industry, such as a role in a builders' merchant, construction-related company, or B2B sales in the construction sector.

  • In-depth knowledge of building material products, both existing and emerging.

  • Proven track record in dealing with building contractors and specifiers.

  • A third-level qualification in construction or a business-related field is highly preferred.


Key Responsibilities

  • Engage with key strategic customers and potential contractors, following customer relationship management guidelines and technical offerings to build strong relationships and gain market advantage.

  • Promote the company's building materials and services through regular customer visits and communications as per company guidelines.

  • Upselling additional brands such as Sam Hire and Plumb Centre

  • Preparing quotations for customers

  • Preparing Account Plans to meet sales targets and maintain or develop the relationship with his/her Customers

  • Ensuring payment terms are adhered to as per customer contract

  • Manage the commercial aspects of project management activities, ensuring maximum commercial advantage and commitment from technical resources and project specifications.

  • Support company goals by collaborating with team members and other functions, and actively participate in delivering on commitments.

  • Follow company reporting procedures and commercial administration systems, providing appropriate feedback and information, including:

  • Planning each visit and recording visit reports.

  • Enriching the customer database with sales information collected from the field.

  • Ensuring personal and others' safety.

  • Achieving debt management goals within the area of responsibility.

  • Managing claims for product or service performance issues in line with company guidelines.


Essential Competencies

  • Ability to prioritize workload effectively.

  • Strong team working and networking abilities.

  • Commercial awareness and numeracy skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer-facing skills.

  • Strong sales and negotiation abilities.

  • Flexibility and willingness to learn.

  • Strategic thinking and target-driven mindset.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Strong account management skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Negotiation and analytical skills.

  • Positive attitude.

  • IT literacy and the ability to manage analytical data.


Key Relationships

  • Branch employees

  • Branch Manager

  • Regional Director

  • Head Office team

  • Customers & Suppliers


Contract Type

  • Permanent, Full-Time (39 hours per week)

  • Monday to Friday

  • Location: Coolock, Dublin 17



  • Competitive Basic Salary

  • Commission Pay

  • Fully expensed Company vehicle

  • Tax Free lunch allowance

  • Private Health Care

  • Sick Pay Scheme

  • Paid Maternity and Parental Leave

  • Pension Scheme

  • Colleague Saving Scheme

  • Profit Share Scheme

  • Colleague Discount


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