Vacancies at County

County are always on the lookout for highly skilled and reliable staff to join our professional teams in Sussex & Kent. Currently employing professional people in a wide range of positions including, fitting, design consultants and customer service advisor. Simply view our current vacancies and either contact our Head Office on 0800 542 6103 or use our online form below.


EXPERIENCED AND TRAINEE SALES CONSULTANTS

The County Group are looking for an energetic, determined and results-focused Sales Consultants and also Trainees to join their business working from three showrooms in Tunbridge Wells, Heathfield and Haywards Heath.

Location: Sussex/Kent area

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: PAYE basic with commission earnings OR Self-Employed basis

About Us

County are the leading installer of Windows and Doors, Orangeries, Conservatories, Garden Rooms, Glazed Extensions, Living Spaces in uPVC, aluminium and Timber throughout Kent and Sussex. Due to our continued success and growth, we are expanding our Sales Operation and are looking for Sales Professionals and Trainees who can flourish within a unique direct sales environment.

The Role

  • Working out of our modern Showrooms, you will be working on a supplied and warm private appointment basis attending customers' homes and also have Showroom appointments

  • Our first-class marketing strategy and exemplary reputation ensures our Sales Design Consultants benefit from a high volume of expertly qualified appointments

  • The role is highly versatile and dynamic, you will be required to visit customers' homes, establish their design requirements, and interpret these into design solution modelled using bespoke software. Reasonable IT literacy is needed

  • This is a rare opportunity to truly enjoy all the rewards that an aspirational selling environment can give

  • You must be a motivated and passionate self-starter, an enterprising, creative thinker, with a technical aptitude and the ability to take ownership of designs from concept to creation

  • Full training is provided

  • This is a fast paced and evolving environment, so be prepared to adapt well to change

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Attend qualified appointments, both in customers' homes, listening to their requirements and helping them by offering the very latest and most innovative home improvement products

  • Working flexibly to visit new and existing customers who have shown an interest in our “New Living Space or window or door” designs, giving meaningful advice on issues like planning and building regulations; full training is given in these areas

  • Build effective relationships which will contribute to the business success through the delivery of exceptional customer service

  • You will be responsible for listening to the Customer, understand their needs, be curious and question to gather the ideas needed to create the desired design

 

You

  • As Sales Consultant you will be highly driven, determined to succeed, highly flexible and deliver true professionalism to the Customer, the Company, and the industry alike

  • You must be smart and professional, as you will be the one who sets the first impression of the company

  • You will be a passionate, highly driven individual who enjoys helping customers

  • You will be highly goal orientated with demonstrable experience of hitting or exceeding targets

  • A flexible and adaptable truly professional Sales Consultant, delivering professionalism to the Customer, Company, and Industry

  • You must be a self-starter with a creative flair and the ability to take ownership of designs from concept to creation

  • Excellent numerical skills, be able to think logically and be objective in your decision making

  • Good IT Skills required, Word, Excel, Outlook etc. CAD experience a benefit

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, and captivate the Customer

  • Good problem-solving skills, able to identify cost efficient solutions to problems

  • You must be friendly, determined, and able to demonstrate the value of our marketplace product to new customers

  • A highly responsive individual, you will understand the importance of responding quickly to daily challenges

  • You will want to make a difference, not satisfied with the status quo, you will have a strong opinion on how to be the best salesperson

  • Motivated to achieve targets and goals with a “can do” attitude and an open mind to learn from the best in the business

  • Quality driven & professional, employing the highest levels of honesty, probity, and integrity

  • We offer product, design and software training, inspirational luxury showrooms and a hands-on consultative sales culture

  • Successful applicants should be full driving licence holders and car owners

 

Suitability

  • Backgrounds of successful candidates have been from a diverse range of experiences and backgrounds

  • Those already in the business or who have been in the past and want a reliable solid company to work with and a consultative sales process

  • Kitchen designers and car sales people, insurance and finance business people, retail and direct face to face customer engagement people or experienced telesales professionals seeking to move on. But not limited to these backgrounds so make contact and lets talk

We have many diverse backgrounds join our sales teams and so long as you have ambition and a great work ethic we can help you succeed and realise your ambition

 

To submit your CV for this exciting Sales Consultant opportunity then click ‘Apply' now! To strengthen your application please send your CV and covering letter detailing why you feel you are a suitable candidate and what makes you tick

 

 

 

Conservatory Design Advisors

We’re going places and were looking for motivated Design/Sales Advisors to join us.

County - The Home Improvers, (Conservatories, Orangeries, Windows and Doors) at this 39 year trading company. Our business was built on trust and experience. No customers are the same and neither are our Sales Consultants.

Uncapped earning potential

  • ‘Landing/Transition package available for right candidates
  • Industry or relevant transferable sales proven success required
  • Year 1 expectation £45,000 minimum commission
  • 30% of current team achieving £80,000 - £120,000 commission

As a Conservatory Design Advisor for County you will be highly driven, determined to succeed, highly flexible and deliver true professionalism to the Customer, the Company and the Industry alike. You will be self-motivated, have a proven track record of hitting or exceeding sales targets. Experienced sales people, particularly in sales of home improvement products would be most welcome.

The role is highly versatile and dynamic, you will be required to visit customers’ homes, establish their Conservatory or Orangery, window and door design requirements and interpret these into design solutions modelled using bespoke software. (Experience of Udesign / roofwright / FDS/WD7 is an advantage). This is a rare opportunity to truly enjoy all the rewards that an aspirational selling environment can give.

Role Responsibilities

  • Attend qualified appointments, in customers’ homes, listening to their requirements and helping them by offering the very latest and most innovative products;
  • Meeting homeowners and helping them to create their dream home through our fantastic solutions;
  • Working flexibly to visit new and existing customers who have shown an interest in our Conservatory or Orangery designs and range of windows and doors;
  • Establishing the Customer's design requirements and interpreting their vision into a design solution, modelled using bespoke software;
  • Build effective relationships which will contribute to the business success through the delivery of exceptional customer service;
  • You will be responsible for listening to the Customer, understand their needs, be curious and question to gather the ideas needed to create the virtual design;

Person Attributes

  • You must be smart and professional, as you will be the one who sets the first impression of the company;
  • A flexible and adaptable truly professional Sales Consultant, delivering professionalism to the Customer, Company and Industry;
  • Excellent numerical skills, be able to think logically and be objective in your decision making;
  • Basic IT Skills required, Word, Excel, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate ideas that inspire, inform and captivate the Customer;
  • Good problem-solving skills, able to identify cost efficient solutions to problems;
  • You must be friendly, determined, motivated and able to demonstrate the value of our marketplace product to new customers;
  • Robust, energetic and tenacious;
  • Motivated to achieve targets and goals, a credible individual who possess a “can do” attitude and has an open mind to learn from the best in the business.
  • Car Owner

If you have the experience and track-record required and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please feel free to apply.

Job Type:

  • Self Employed Full-time
  • Car owner a must
  • Field based role covering East Sussex and Kent
  • Commission plus bonus

Benefits:

  • Main area of operation RH, TN, BN postcodes
  • Central showroom at Heathfield East Sussex and 2 satellites in Tunbridge Wells and Haywards Heath
  • Landing/transition package possible offering financial support up to £1000 per month, to help migrate from your existing company
  • Following month pay on completed qualifying contracts
  • Unique Overs and Under's bonus scheme in addition to commission. So YOU decide the final price and no ‘phone the manager’
  • Qualified leads and no cold calling

Commission Expectation: £45,000.00-£100,000.00 per year OTE

Submit your CV with your success story and why your a good fit for this role and don't forget your contact details

  • COVID-19 considerations: We have a robust a Covid-19 policy for the safety of our staff and our clients
  • Job Types: Full-time, Commission
  • Salary: £45,000.00-£100,000.00 per year

WINDOW AND CONSERVATORY FITTER

County are a leading home improvement company supplying conservatories, orangeries, double glazed windows and doors in Kent and Sussex.

Due to continued growth, we have a self employed position available for an experienced Window and Conservatory Fitter.

At County, it is important to us that we deliver an exceptional service to our customers. To achieve this, it is vital that we have teams of fitters and who are quality focused, experienced and passionate about providing excellent customer service.

This is a great opportunity to work for a high profile, top quality, fast moving and forward-thinking business. We provide competitive rates of pay, opportunities for regular work, reliable on time payments and immediate starts.

To be considered for this role you must have:

  • Previous conservatory or window fitting experience; preferably with experience of fitting orangery’s
  • A desire and determination to ensure all work completed meets the high-quality standards our customers expect;
  • A passion, determination and drive to ensure you achieve deadlines, deliver quality work right first time;
  • The ability to work within a team or on own initiative, you must be self-motivated and hardworking;
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills;
  • Good communication skills and an approachable personality.
  • A positive “can do” attitude with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Effective time management skills with the ability to prioritise tasks;
  • Strong knowledge and experience of Health and Safety on site;
  • Driving license;
  • Relevant liability insurance

If you want to further your career and feel you have what it takes to be a successful fitter please complete our form below.

Window & Conservatory Surveyors

County – The Home Improvers are a leading installer of conservatories, orangeries, double glazing windows, living spaces and doors. To support our ongoing business growth, we have full time employed opportunities available for experienced Window & Conservatory Surveyors or those with clear transferable skills.

At County our focus is to deliver an exceptional service to our customers. To achieve this, it is vital that we have Window and Conservatory Surveyors who are quality focused, experienced and passionate about providing excellent customer service.

Based in our centrally located Heathfield Supercentre in East Sussex but daily surveying throughout East Sussex and West Kent you should be able to undertake accurate and professional surveys to facilitate a perfect installation and ideally be familiar or have good knowledge of U design and FDS (Window designer) software packages.

We are busy and this position is a permanent addition to our two existing surveyors so this is a great opportunity to secure permanent work with a high profile, top quality, forward thinking business, offering regular work and a career in uncertain times - we are growing!

We understand the importance of our people and so always ensure that our reward packages are the very best in the industry and include a pension scheme, company vehicle, paid holiday, staff purchase discount scheme (after qualifying period), monthly salary and a bonus scheme new for 2021.

You are able to:-

  • Conduct conservatory and window surveys
  • Maintain an up to date Survey Calendar and attend all surveys as scheduled.
  • Take all required photographs internally and externally ensuring any existing property issues are identified and signed for by the client and filed.
  • Conduct the survey in line with relevant surveyor guidelines for client wellbeing.
  • To establish, confirm and record all survey measurements and sales specifications are suitable and correct.
  • To consolidate the sale and ensure that the customer retains absolute confidence and clarity re the exact specification but to suggest improvements to the design where appropriate due to your knowledge and experience, ensuring that the County sales team’s integrity is protected at all times.
  • To raise any variations to project specification on a signed contract variation order (vo).
  • To provide information for the client on the ‘next steps’ in the clients journey after survey.
  • To complete all required survey paperwork and return surveys including completion of the ordering of all products within the prescribed and targeted timeframes.
  • To check original costs with final order costs, identifying differences to the Finance and Sales Director for notification to sales team and suppliers.
  • To make and register planning, building regulation, structural and SAP applications using our current providers in a timely and efficient manner on completion of the survey paperwork and vo’s.
  • To liaise with Building Inspectors or structural engineers on matters arising from window and door installations and with the internal Building department on conservatories issues arising.
  • To communicate any changes from the client, to third party suppliers and the installation department, from time of the original order or its acknowledgement - on any changes arising after survey – and update any paperwork accordingly.
  • To create AUTOCAD drawings required by the building department from Udesign CAD software.
  • To attend weekly pre-survey meetings.
  • To attend installations if required to resolve queries from installers or clients.

You will have:

  • Significant surveying experience of windows and conservatories
  • Confidence, exceptional organisational and communication skills a personable manner and the ability to work under pressure along with a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • The drive, ambition and determination to develop technical knowledge of the products we supply and manufacture
  • A good eye for detail and a high level of accuracy with data entry and complex specifications
  • Knowledge of U design and FDS (Window designer) software packages a distinct advantage.
  • Good problem solving and good IT skills with an understanding of Microsoft Office and CRM systems
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills and strong administration skills
  • The ability to prioritise your workload and meet the deadlines so you will need to demonstrate effective time management with a proactive approach to work and the ability to prioritise and manage own workload
  • A confident and engaging telephone manner with a flexible and adaptable approach to work and client’s needs.
  • The ability to develop good working relationships and be a team player with the install and building managers as well as the sales and fitting teams.
  • A strong focus on delivering a quality internal and external service
  • Good product knowledge of the industry products and a willingness to undertake further training on our range with the ability to implement learning into your daily work.
  • The ability to successfully follow processes and deliver required and measurable results.

Package

  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 for a proven candidate.
  • Bonus scheme in addition.
  • Pension scheme
  • Company van provided and expensed.
  • Company laptop and phone provided and expensed.
  • Generous staff discount scheme after qualifying period.
  • Hours and days:

Monday to Friday and 1 Saturday per 3 weeks. 8.30am to 17.30pm.

If you have the drive to “Make it Happen” with a positive “can do” attitude and a focus on quality work this could be the opportunity for you.

Please send your CV and covering letter using the online form below.

BRICKLAYERS & GROUNDWORKERS

Our Full order book awaits you...

We need to add 3 more full time teams to our current 4 ‘groundwork and brickwork’ teams creating perfect foundations, drainage and brickworks for every County Installation of a conservatory or orangery base and build; through exceptional attitude and attention to detail in both their work and customer management.

Your team, as a minimum must be able to take a project from excavation (including digger ticket) drainage and foundation, through to oversite and brickwork to plate level - as a minimum.

We are not just after groundworkers alone. You must be able to manage the brickworks too.

You will be required to have solid experience in general building, have own tools, transport and be ready to work on site at 7.45am until 16.30pm in general.

We have continuous work for small dedicated teams who can provide:

  • Experience to operate plant and excavate and lay foundations and drainage including soakaways, up to 2m deep if needed.
  • Able to set out and use laser levels to achieve finished levels
  • Able to erect brickwork to high standard
  • Create and Install cavity trays and know what a continuous cavity is and why needed
  • Create openings and support same on acrows etc and install steel lintels and steels for new openings
  • Able to call off materials allocated to a project for when needed
  • Able to understand and work within building regs and to high standards
  • Able to keep sites clean and tidy and safe
  • Recognise site safety is a priority for you and clients
  • Representing our company you must deal with clients in a polite, courteous and professional manner
  • Fully public liability insured with own transport and tools
  • UTR and NI number and proof of permission to work in the UK via citizenship or visa will be required.

The positions are self employed.We provide all major materials, skips etc.

The above is our minimum requirement and most work is within a 25 mile radius of Heathfield in East Sussex.

Benefits

  • Working self-employed on price work you remain in control of the job under our overall management.
  • No funds needed for materials - we fund this.
  • You order materials as and when you need them so you stay in control.
  • You arrange regulation visits so they happen when you need them.
  • Pay every 2 weeks on pre-arranged pricing.
  • Regular work in sensible areas
  • No more evening and weekend visits chasing quotations that never happen.
  • Able to focus on delivering the clients dream
  • Work on 2 projects to maximise earnings and reduce down time.

You will likely work on 2 base projects at any time once integrated, reducing downtime and increasing earnings and will be paid on the work completed each 2 weeks. A retention is made until the Building manager signs off the works at inspection and NOT when we are paid by the client.

Pay

  • We provide fixed prices for each project
  • We include required plant hire and transportation of same.
  • We include sundry item for you to provide and replace small tools and equipment and fixings such as screws, blades and mastic.
  • We pay every 2 weeks based on works achieved and progress made
  • Variations on site that arise will add to your earnings if agreed with us and the client and approved.
  • Ability to offer multi skills would enhance your application, such as paving, carpentry, plastering or plumbing and electrical work (subject to qualifications) this will also increase your earnings from each project.

Us

We are the south east’s largest provider of conservatories and orangeries and have been in business for 38 years, growing 33% last year and will a very busy order book.

Our building managers will give you full undivided support to help you achieve our quality standard and succeed for the long term. Come and see them!

So if you have the skills, we can get you working today.

Call Steve Green or James Garrity today on 01435 861490 for a quick chat or email careers@thecountygroup.co.uk with a full CV or complete our form below.

WINDOW FITTERS MATES

County are a leading home improvement company supplying conservatories, orangeries, double glazed windows and UPVC doors in Kent and Sussex. 

Due to continued growth, we are looking for Window Fitters Mates to join our team on a self employed basis. 

This is a great opportunity to work for a high profile, top quality, fast moving and forward-thinking business. 

We give all our self-employed fitters fortnightly pay with a highly competitive payment structure and continuous work.

To be considered for the role you must have:

  • Previous quality fitting experience is desirable but not essential
  • A passion for delivering excellent customer service
  • Be a good communicator
  • Be self-motivated with the ability to work on your own initiative.
  • UK driving licence would be an advantage

If you want to further your career and feel you have what it takes to be a successful fitter please complete our form below.


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