Technical Sales Development - Construction, Decoration and Wood



Mirka UK Ltd. is looking to recruit for the role of Technical Sales Development covering Northern & Southern Ireland. The role is primarily selling abrasives and sanders to the Construction, Decoration & Wood market.

Mirka is a growing business, consistently hitting and exceeding our targets, and due to this success we are recruiting for a number of new roles. We have very high standards and only employ the best people. If you join the Mirka family you will be rewarded and recognised well. We are proud holders of a Silver Investors in People award and are currently working towards achieving Gold level accreditation. We look after and develop our people.

The role:

  • Report activities to National Sales Manager & BSM’s on a monthly basis
  • Develop existing and prospective new business
  • Regional relationships, networking
  • Actively develop & extend Mirka product range into customer base
  • Present, demonstrate and sell Mirka Abrasive sanding systems
  • Attend and Exhibitions and trade shows
  • Regularly visit and maintain and develop national account customers at regional level

Job Specification – preferred requirements

* Knowledge of UK & Ireland Construction, Decoration & Wood Sectors
* Sales experience
* Experience in dealing with:

  • Multi-Site Organisations
  • Presentation experience
  • Procurement Managers
  • Administration / IT / Systems Skills.

The role requires the employee to be physically capable of:

  • driving between 30-40,000 miles p.a.
  • Staying away 1 to 2 nights per week on a regional & national basis
  • Ability to present to a senior management level
  • Lifting heavy items in and out of company vehicles
  • Manning trade and exhibition stands for consecutive days
  • handling and demonstrating power tools, abrasives and polishes, walking around customer / end-user premises and sites

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

If you have the ability and desire to sell, coupled with strong commercial awareness and a strong technical background, then this could be the job for you.

To submit your covering letter and CV please contact:

Carrie Litherland

HR Manager

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Job category
  • Sales
  • Ireland