Technical Specification Consultant

37 ½ hours per week (Full Time, Permanent)
Full time 
£28k - £32k + car allowance (depending on experience)
Shipton-under-Wychwood

Are you right for us – are we right for you?

An exciting opportunity with a values-led, forward-thinking company.

Founded 25 years ago, the Rooflight Company is a successful, employee-owned West Oxfordshire business with approximately 70 employees, designing and manufacturing roof lights and roof windows for the UK construction/specification market. 

As a company, we are open and communicate clearly and regularly with everyone. We recognise and value the strengths each person brings to the team. We continuously challenge the norm to make improvements. We implement change. This has been endorsed by our recent WOBA award as 2020 Employer of the Year.

Our mission, in line with our guiding principles, is to position the customer experience at the heart of everything we do, know what the customer wants, where we add value and profitably deliver on this. This role is central to our mission.

As a Technical Specification Consultant, you will have excellent presentation skills and a natural grasp of technical details. Ideally, you will also have a proven track record in consultative sales, both over the phone and face to face. Reporting to the Sales Manager, your time will be split between presenting remotely and in person, and time in the office following up enquiries with the sales team. Therefore, the ability to work independently with a flexible approach to working are essential.

Based at our Shipton under Wychwood office you will also have the flexibility to work from home at the discretion of your line manager.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to join this successful, growing, values-led, customer-focused organisation and become an employee-owner.

Interested?  Then apply below and tell us why this is the right role for you.

  • To achieve Architect project specification targets
  • Continually maintain and develop presentations on our current portfolio 
  • Deliver inspiring presentations to specifiers both on-site and remotely
  • Develop working relationships and promote the Rooflight Company products to architects
  • Work with the wider sales team on a weekly basis to support sales activity 
  • Maintain and operate CRM reporting and administration systems.
  • Represent the Rooflight Company at exhibitions, conferences and functions as required
  • Management of diary and appointments
  • Regular and extensive travel within the UK
  • Office and field-based with remote working as agreed with the Sales Manager
  • Any other occasional duties that are considered to be within the capability of the job holder
  • Exceptional presentation skills - confident, clear, knowledgeable, and engaging
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Track record of delivering results within a related field
  • Good knowledge of the technical aspects of engineered products
  • Interested in architecture and design, ideally with experience presenting to architects 
  • Ability to build relationships with internal and external customers and trade associations
  • Team player
  • IT literate
  • Full, clean UK driving license

As an employee-owned business, we encourage new ideas and customer-led thinking. We don’t accept quick fixes or unsustainable solutions. We believe it’s our responsibility to play our part in mitigating climate change and we have an ambitious target of achieving zero waste to landfill and being carbon neutral by 2024.

To succeed, you will need to demonstrate that your values and behaviours are aligned with ours – Integrity, Care, Empowered and Unity.  Together, they create the environment where company and personal growth is encouraged, nurtured and recognised. 

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