Sales Representative

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Date: 17-Mar-2023

Location: Didcot, GB

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.


Sales Representative 
Competitive package includes car & bonus opportunity 
Field Based to Cover South East 


Sales Representative – Introduction 
This is a unique opportunity for an experienced B2B sales professional to use their sales skills in a business that is expert in making coatings. Operating in over 150 countries, we have been awarded Top Employer status in the UK and you can be part of the AkzoNobel family. Join us and maximise our sales and profitability in your region.


Sales Representative – The Role
•    Maximise sale opportunities within existing customers 
•    Identify and win new accounts 
•    Develop product knowledge
•    Create contact strategies, increase market intelligence and build customer relationships
•    Monitor and report effectiveness against targets
•    Deliver exceptional customer service


Sales Representative – About You
•    Successful background in B2B sales
•    Used to developing sales plans, creating contact strategies and delivering customer centric sales activities
•    Excellent negotiation, interpersonal and presentation skills
•    Familiar with using & maintaining CRM systems
•    Full UK driving licence
•    Enjoys a collaborative working environment where supporting colleagues is key


Sales Representative – What Is In It For You 
We offer great personal development opportunities and roles with breadth, depth of scope and impact. We also offer comprehensive packages including:
•    Competitive Salary (depending on experience)
•    25 days holiday excluding bank holidays
•    Income protection
•    Staff discount at Dulux Decorator Centre stores
•    Employee Assistance Programme
•    Employee Life Assurance
•    Company pension
•    Product discounts 
•    Flexible benefits scheme offering benefits including childcare vouchers, Gymflex, retail card, dental cover and more!


Sales Representative – How to Apply 
We have been inventing the future for more than two centuries and need people like you to be part of the team.  


Apply online via the link and we will get right back to you.


We are advocates of a healthy work life balance and mental wellbeing. We are happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles.


Please note the closing date for this role is COP 14 April 2023. 



At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.