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Sales Executive - Contracts


  • Dublin
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 03/12/2012
  • Bernadette
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TileStyle is Irelands driving force within the ceramic tile, bathrooms, natural stone and hardwood floors markets. With over 30 years in the commercial and specification market TileStyle has an unrivalled product range and an excellent reputation within the Irish Construction industry.


 Job description: Contracts and specification sales specialist – Floor & Wall coverings and Bathrooms.

 Job title:  Contracts Sales Executive:

 Purpose of role:

 As part of an experienced contract flooring and specification sales team within TileStyle, the primary role is to develop sales of ceramic tiles, bathrooms, natural stone and hardwood flooring within the Irish market through a combination of developing specifications, project tracking and developing active projects.

The Company:

TileStyle is Ireland’s driving force within the ceramic tile, natural stone, hardwood floors and bathrooms markets. We are an Irish family owned business celebrating 30 years in business this year, TileStyle is dedicated to supplying the finest quality products, providing the best customer service and delivering excellent value to all our customers.

The business is concentrated on 4 core product groups Tiles, Bathrooms, Natural Stone and Harwood Flooring and the company focuses on satisfying the needs of the retail and specification markets throughout Ireland and beyond. We continue to innovate and adapt and we have recently introduced the Little Green Paint Company into TileStyle and we were awarded the KBB Review “Bathroom Showroom of the Year 2012 for Ireland and the UK.

We have an exceptional team who have significant experience and are highly motivated to deliver excellence to all our customers and contractors. Our showrooms and logistics facility is based in Ballymount just off the M50 in Dublin and the showroom is in excess of 50,000 square feet.

Main tasks: Ranked by importance

1. Develop and increase sales of the 4 core products (Tiles, Bathrooms, Wood and Stone) within TileStyle to the specification and commercial sectors which include Architects, Interior Designers, Quantity Surveyors, Building Contractors and Flooring and Plumbing Contractors.

2. Continuously track the various stages of construction projects through an agreed CRM system.

3. Provide best in class customer service and follow up for live and active projects, working effectively and efficiently with the TileStyle and related teams.

4. Assist in carrying out the company’s policies and procedures in relation to Health, Welfare & Safety, HR, standard operating procedures.

Scope of the role:

This is an important role within the contracts team of TileStyle, with the achievement of agreed sales and margin targets critical to the on going success of the company. A key element within the Irish Construction industry is the residential refurbishment sector and part of this role will require working closely with the TileStyle retail team to maximise all sales opportunities in this area.

Person Specification:

Skills: Professional contract and specification selling skills with a clear focus on balancing sales and gross margin. Effective planning and time management skills are essential. Problem solving and resolution skills linked with the ability to work effectively using personal initiative and the support of the wider team. Full drivers licence. Good literacy, writing and presentation skills along with competent levels of IT, experience with a computerised sales, stock and quotation system along a working knowledge of Microsoft Office or similar packages.

Knowledge: A current working knowledge and understanding of the Irish specification and contracting market within the flooring and bathroom markets will be required. Knowledge of floor and wall coverings including ceramics, natural stone, hard wood flooring and bathrooms, ideally experience across all these elements but in depth knowledge of one will be considered.

Experience: A minimum of 3 year’s experience within a professional flooring and bathrooms specification/contract sales environment with exposure to complex and involved sales processes where significant pro active interaction with customers is required.

Attitudes: Enthusiastic personality with a proactive attitude to developing client/customer relationships along with high levels of self motivation. Effective ability to work unsupervised. The role will involve travel within Ireland and overnight travel will be required.

Remuneration Package: Competitive salary based on experience plus a performance based bonus. Company vehicle or car allowance, mobile phone, laptop and IPad will be supplied. A six month probationary period will be completed. References and medical check up will be required.


Ref: TileStyle - Contracts Sales Executive
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