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:
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.
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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