Jobs at Gillies & Mackay

Trainee Sales Consultant

Job Specification


  • Part of the Perth and Kinross Council Rural Employment Incentive - You must be aged between 16 - 29 years and reside in RURAL Perth or Kinross. Perth City wards are not included in this incentive.
  • 35-40 HOURS PER WEEK
  • £11.10 per hour
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Monday 10th April
  • Three Month Probationary period
  • Full Training provided.

Are you our future all-star sales consultant?
We’re looking for a trainee sales consultant to join our growing team. Your goal will be to help us convert qualified leads into sales through our industry leading consultation process. 

You must have a passion for helping people, learning, self-development as well as excellent communication skills.

Our Company:
Gillies and Mackay are a growing high-end timber building manufacturing company, based in Errol Perthshire, who have been on the market for over 30 years.

From Sheds, Summerhouses, Garages and Garden Rooms to our Scottish Sheddies providing the shed life they dream of, and buildings that last a lifetime.

We're a wee company that look after each other and always want the best for oor sheddies. As passionate advocates of educational content we strive to create the best content in our market.

About the role:

You will be expected to be on-site five days a week to look after new and existing Sheddie customers.

You will be given training to become an expert in our product ranges and expected to take customer consultations to guide and help the customer make the best decision for them.

You will then take qualified customers through our full sales process - from design to delivery.

You'll be working closely with our excellent and fun-loving sales consultants - Kieran and Cameron. As well as Cara, our Managing Director and Nicola, our Sales and Marketing Director.

Core responsibilities:
  • Communicate with leads and customers through phone, email, web chat or visit. Answer any questions they have, educate, share our content or point them in the right direction.
  • Conduct professional customer consultations for our full product range - sheds, summerhouses, garages and garden rooms.
  • Take customers through our full sales process, care for and communicate with them through to the delivery of their building.
  • Contribute to the development of our sales processes through written and video content.
  • Accurately record and report on sales data through our CRM system.
  • Contribute content ideas to the team based on your day-to-day sales experience.
  • Take part in and execute on training and development opportunities.
    • Learn and develop new skills from our leadership team and revenue team
    • Sales Bonus Scheme

      Work with us...

      We're a family-run business who have been lovingly crafting timber buildings for over 30 years.

      No one makes sheds like we do here at Gillies & Mackay. We live and breathe sheds – it’s what we’re good at.

      Person Specification

      About you:

      Being comfortable with timber buildings is a bonus. However, you will be working with a team of experienced joiners and sales and marketing team who will offer their full support and expertise.

      We are looking for someone who:

      • Has excellent communication skills
      • Likes to interact with people
      • Is organised, goal-oriented and detail driven.
      • Is open-mined
      • Is agile and flexible
      • Is excited about learning and can learn quickly
      • Is curious about the unfamiliar
      • Is not afraid to get on video
      • Is open to and implements feedback

      If this sounds like a good fit for you, please apply below 👇

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