01 December 2020

We are currently looking for a Graduate to join our Sales Team. Please see details on the role below:


Colinwell is one of the leading concrete block manufacturers, established in the 1880s, it is a family run business, that began life quarrying limestone and basalt, before evolving over the years to now offer a diverse range of concrete block products that it distributes throughout the UK and Ireland.

Colinwell uses its wealth of experience and in-depth knowledge of the masonry industry to produce and distribute a range of products, including the Allan Block Retaining Wall System, Martello Stone Walling System, Architectural Masonry, Fair Face / Paint Grade Masonry and Colinwell Acoustic Masonry. All of which are manufactured to the highest quality standards.

The Job

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and driven Graduate to join one of the UK and Irelands leading concrete block manufacturers. This role will involve researching, promoting, managing, and developing relationships with a variety of companies in the construction industry with the overall objective of opening new accounts, increasing sales and further strengthening Colinwell’s business and profile.

As part of the job the graduate will also undertake a fully funded Post Graduate Diploma in International Marketing with Ulster University. 

Department: Sales Department
Responsible to: Sales Director
Contract: Fixed 18 Months with possibility of extension
Salary: £18,000 per annum + an overseas allowance.
Closing date: 15th January 2020

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, initiate, and deliver a research project exploring the export of an innovative new acoustic masonry block to the GB Market.
  • Ensure that Colinwell’s CRM system is kept up to date.
  • Actively target new specifiers and contractors.
  • Follow up project opportunities and customer requirements within agreed timeframes.
  • Attend sales review meetings to evaluate performance against agreed objectives.
  • Develop strong customer relationships.
  • Use our Colinwell’s value added services to build customer relationships.
  • Plan your diary in accordance with Colinwell’s procedures.
  • Attend appropriate networking events and tradeshows.
  • Educate yourself on all Colinwell’s product offerings.


General Responsibilities:

  • Working in a safe manner, minimising hazards to ensure the safety of other staff and clients.
  • Comply with Colinwell’s policies and procedures.
  • Have a flexible approach to duties and adopt a teamwork style across all departments. This may involve undertaking duties in support of the activities and services of other departments.
  • The nature of this position may, at times, necessitate working outside of normal contracted hours.


 Essential Criteria:

  • A pass degree (in any discipline)
  • Full & Clean Driving Licence
  • Have graduated within the last 5 years
  • Sales Experience
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team


 Desirable Criteria:

  • Construction Industry Knowledge
  • Geographical Awareness of the UK
  • Presenting Experience
  • Experience of working to Targets and KPIs

To Apply

To apply, please forward a CV and Cover letter detailing how you meet the job criteria and what would make you a success at Colinwell. Please forward both to michael@colinwell.com

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