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Exploring sales jobs at Travis Perkins

What is involved in a sales job? 

At Travis Perkins plc, our sales team undertake crucial responsibilities integral to our thriving business landscape. 

They meticulously oversee sales ledgers while actively fostering existing accounts' growth and targeting new business opportunities. A key part of any sales role is building relationships which means you’ll need excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills. 

Of course, depending on the specific role you are interested in, your responsibilities and skills needed may differ. For example, in our branch-based sales roles, you’ll excel in the day-to-day sales management within specific accounts, showcasing exceptional planning, organisational skills, and a proactive approach. 

For certain sales roles, you’ll also need to possess a full UK Driving Licence, facilitating mobility for catering to customer needs. 

Our ideal candidates are passionately sales-driven, consistently exceeding targets, self-motivated, and highly organised. Does this sound like you? 

Sales jobs at Travis Perkins 

Our regional and corporate sales teams at Travis Perkins plc enable the Group to drive profitability and achieve sustained growth. Here are the key differences between the two teams: 

Regional Sales roles 

Our regional sales teams are responsible for identifying and engaging with professional trades, general builders, local and regional developers and contractors offering solutions for their project needs, which aside from products and materials could also include opening trade accounts and raising awareness of value add services and local promotions within the network. 

Our regional operations teams lead and drive the business strategy and support and develop operational efficiencies and effectiveness.

Corporate Sales roles 

Our corporate and contract sales teams work with our larger and more complex customers who serve local, regional and national markets to deliver new build and repair, maintenance, and improvement solutions across residential, commercial and infrastructure.

Between these two teams, we offer a wide variety of roles where you’ll be able to grow and develop your sales career, including: 

  • Internal Sales Assistant
  • Branch Sales Manager 
  • Area Sales Representatives
  • Key Account Managers
  • Regional Account Manager
  • Regional Sales Negotiator
  • National account managers
  • Sales Negotiators
  • Tender Managers
  • Bid Writers
  • Key Account Directors

Career professional development and growth opportunities in sales 

We are committed to nurturing talent and promoting career development in several ways: 

Upskilling 

If you are interested in upskilling whilst progressing your career, we have a wide range of apprenticeship programmes available. These programmes are designed to set colleagues up for a successful career. 

Professional development plans

We believe in recognising and nurturing talent, which is why we provide targeted performance plans to relevant colleagues, granting them exposure to senior responsibilities. 

Internal job opportunities 

We actively promote internal job opportunities, encouraging our colleagues to explore diverse roles across our brands. This is one of the aspects that makes working at Travis Perkins plc unique. 

You’ll have access to all of our different brands, allowing you to easily pivot your career and delve deeper into your chosen brand's unique offering. 

Flexibility 

Additionally, we facilitate transitions from branch-based to field-based roles, reflecting our dedication to offering diverse and rewarding career trajectories within Travis Perkins plc. 

Build your sales career with Travis Perkins 

At Travis Perkins, sales roles aren't just about transactions; they're about building lasting connections, exploring new opportunities, and driving success. 

With a strong emphasis on fostering growth, nurturing relationships, and exceeding sales targets, our environment is tailored for those passionate about making a tangible impact. 

If you're enthusiastic about sales, eager to grow, and ready to contribute your skills to a company that values your passion, we invite you to apply to our dynamic sales roles and embark on an enriching journey with us at Travis Perkins. 

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Roles you may be interested in

Volume Housebuilder Account Manager

Salary

£Competitive + Bonus

Location

Northampton

Contract Type

Permanent - Full time

Location

Northampton, Northamptonshire

Business

Travis Perkins

Job Family

Sales & Customer Service

Regional sales & operations

Remote or Office based

Office based only

Description

Are you passionate, motivated and enjoy building outstanding relationships? Do you thrive in a fast paced environment backed by a supportive team? If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

Reference

46372

Expiry Date

01/01/0001

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Area Sales Representative

Salary

Competitive + Bonus + Car Scheme

Location

Lewisham

Contract Type

Permanent - Full time

Location

Lewisham, Greater London

Business

Travis Perkins

Job Family

Regional sales & operations

Remote or Office based

Office based only

Description

Are you interested in a new sales opportunity that doesn't tie you to a desk? If so, we have a position available as an Area Sales Representative in the South East region. This role offers the chance

Reference

46432

Expiry Date

01/01/0001

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Regional Sales Negotiator

Salary

Competitive + Bonus + Excellent Benefits

Location

Paddington

Contract Type

Permanent - Full time

Location

Paddington, Greater London

Business

Travis Perkins

Job Family

Regional sales & operations

Remote or Office based

Office based only

Description

Are you someone who sees themselves as sales-focused, driven, and ambitious? Do you aspire to a fresh, dynamic, and thrilling role where exceptional communication, organisation, and teamwork skills ar

Reference

46405

Expiry Date

01/01/0001

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