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External Drywall Sales Representative

REF: GVIT 1 - 89  
Job Type:
Job Title: External Drywall Sales Representative
Company Description: Distributor of Drywall and Building materials
Start Date: As soon as possible
Duration: Permanent Graduate Role  
Remuneration: £30000 per year (+bonus)  
Location: Hertfordshire  (View Map)

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Due to their on-going success and expansion, we have a fantastic opportunity for an External Sales Representative  to develop sales and growth by selling a variety of Drywall products to an existing and new customer base. Dealing extensively with customers to identify their needs to maximise sales opportunities  in accordance with their agreed business plans. You will be reporting to the Sales Manager, and will be a key member of the company’s sales team and will be required to support the development and implementation of a sound strategy to deliver sales and profitability targets.

Key responsibilities will include: 

  • Maintain existing and continue development of the computerised customer and prospect database
  • Plan and carry out direct marketing activities (principally direct mail) to agreed budgets, sales volumes, values, product mix and timescales
  • Develop ideas and create offers for direct mail and marketing to major accounts by main market sector and the clients Drywall products
  • Be re-active by following up sales enquiries by mail, telephone, and personal visits (lunches, dinner and corporate events)
  • Maintain and develop existing and new customers through planned individual account support, and liaison with internal order-processing staff
  • Monitor and report on sales activities and provide relevant information to management in a timely manner
  • Maintain and report on software (in-house system –intact) suitability for sales reporting purposes
  • Attend and host networking events with industry to capitalise on business and organisational opportunities
  • Attend training and to develop relevant knowledge and skills.

Essential requirements:

  • You must have previous experience in selling drywall products , and a excellent product knowledge and commercial awareness within this industry
  • You will be ambitious, with the determination to generate business and achieve targets, self-motivated and goal orientated with the ability to work under pressure
  • You will be able develop your business in line with company objectives - growing profitably and managing sales resources to provide the best return, embracing the current sales process to improve performance indicators and achieve expected results
  • You will have the ability manage the development of key accounts and major projects within your division developing a partnership approach to customer old and new.

Company activity:

  • Our client is a leading distributor of drywall and building materials to the construction industry. Their route to market would be selling to local builders, contractors and developers.


  • Hertfordshire

Remuneration details:

  • £30,000 -£35,000 + £47,000 OTE, Company Car/ Allowance, Mobile Phone, Tablet

NB: This remuneration package is not negotiable under ANY circumstances. Any attempt by the applicant to re-negotiate the remuneration will result in immediate and permanent withdrawal of our services.


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