Doncaster: Showroom Sales designer-Retail/Trade/Contracts


Location:      Howarth Timber & Building Supplies Limited, Doncaster

Salary:         Competitive

About us

With more than 180 years' trading experience, the Howarth Timber Group has grown to provide not only the widest range of products, but expertise, service and knowledge you can rely on.  Customers are at the heart of everything we do. With a nationwide network of branches supplying timber and building materials, kitchens and a dedicated manufacturing division supplying specialist timber engineering services, the Howarth Timber Group is focused on providing market leading choice, quality, service and value.

The Role

As a Showroom Sales Designer, you will have the following attributes and experiences. Full training will be given on internal systems and finance. You will be expected to work alternate Saturday mornings and you must have a current full driving license:

  • Driving opportunities to maximise sales including cross sell and add on potential
  • To achieve or exceed monthly and annual store sales target for the kitchens and bathroom showroom
  • Greeting existing and prospect customers into our kitchen and bathroom showroom
  • Conduct customer home visits/contract sites, building a positive customer relationship while working within the company policies and procedures when representing the company out of the store.
  • Providing customers with a CAD design using 20/20 software and quotation from initial enquiry
  • Closing and processing all sales accurately
  • Purchasing from suppliers all customers’ requirements to meet the order
  • Follow up check existing orders meet our delivery requirements 
  • Answering queries from commercial customers or members of the public
  • Any other duties deemed as reasonable within the scope of the job role

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience in kitchen sales within a retail, trade, contract or sales environment
  • A flair for design, an eye for detail and a creative approach to selling
  • Full experience of 2020 Fusion design CAD software
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Self-motivated and team player
  • A good understanding of Word and Excel
  • Excellent customer service

What we offer

Howarth Timber is a family-owned company valuing all colleagues, with a desire to provide colleague benefits that are truly valuable and valued by the group.  Benefits include but are not limited to:

  • 31 days’ holiday, inclusive of Statutory Bank Holidays
  • Employee Referral Scheme: an ability to earn £500 for each successful HGV Driver referral
  • Length of service awards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Company sick pay
  • Employee Assistance Programme, (24/7 helpline, counselling sessions, legal, debt and life management advice line)
  • Benefits Hub (inc discounts on gift cards, travel, cinema tickets, to name a few)
  • Colleague Merchant Branch discount
  • Excellent training and development and scope for career progression

How to Apply

Applicants should put their application in writing enclosing their CV to the following:

External applicants:  Shane Bryan, Branch Manager, by email to [email protected]


Closing date:      12th August 2022.