Regional Account Manager


Bristol, GB

An introduction to Etex

At Etex, our purpose is to inspire new ways of living. By joining Etex, you won’t just be joining an international leader, you will inspire people around the world to build living spaces that are ever safer, more sustainable, smarter and beautiful. You’ll be joining a company who wants to inspire change.

We are committed to making a positive human impact on the world. In return, we’ll reward you by investing in your development and your personal well-being. Whilst our core values help us develop those effective and sustainable lightweight solutions we’re known for, it’s our people that matter most!

Our diverse and inclusive workforce always strives for excellence. We have over 100 years of experience manufacturing high-performance building solutions. Etex is a company that is committed to success - and when you join us, we’ll be committed to you.

Etex are seeking a Regional Account Manager to join the Building Performance Team!

Location: Home based – covering home counties

Regular Regional Travel

Competitive Salary Depending on Experience + Car Allowance

What you’ll do:

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to –

  • To ensure Etex Building Performance maintains/ improves market position via sales of plasterboard and Dry Lining Accessories
  • To ensure customer contact is maintained with existing and prospective customers in the Merchant sector 
  • To seek the best commercial performance for Etex within guidelines laid down by management
  • develop a strong working relationship with staff within the merchant sector at branch and regional level
  • Supporting the National Account Managers and the wider National Account team/ also supporting the Commercial Teams when required
  • To support product promotions with key National Account customers which are aligned to the product marketing activity in Etex Building Performance
  • To review Business plans and the actions that flow from these plans
  • To deliver value propositions and drive value creation with our key National customers
  • To work closely with the Management team to meet customer requirements and ensure the strategy for National Accounts is delivered
  • Contributing to the Etex Building Performance commercial strategy for the Merchant sector
  • With the use of virtual meetings and other tools, develop, maintain, and nurture customer relationships to meet and exceed the performance requirements of the agreed customer base
  • Supporting branch openings, trade days, sales days
  • Trouble shooting - Branch visits
  • Analyse underperformance and work with the team to create action plans that address areas for improvement
  • Supporting the Sales and Marketing team as required with ad hoc requirements
  • Regular telephone calls/virtual meetings with selected customers to an agreed call plan
  • Analyse customer sales performance and work with the team to address areas of underperformance
  • Stock profiling analysis
  • Identify upselling and cross selling opportunities
  • Manage and distribute relevant leads and opportunities
  • Identify customer training requirements and assist with roll out of training modules

What you’ll bring:

Critical and Important:

  • Proven internal sales experience
  • Strong phone presence and experience with achieving set calls rates per day
  • Good influencing and persuasive skills
  • Be proficient with Microsoft and associated web presentation tools
  • Experience working with or other CRM systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong listening and presentation skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise, and manage time effectively


It would be an advantage, but is not essential, if you also have:

  • A suitable level of technical awareness of buildings and how they are constructed, including applicable building regulations and standards

Who you’ll work with:

At Etex we believe that it’s not about who I report to, or who reports to me. It’s about who I can help and who can help me. As the Regional Account Manager, your expertise means that you will be a valued member of the Sales Team.  In addition to your direct team, you will have regular connections with internal and external stakeholders across the business.

Why work with Etex?

At Etex, we might be leaders in modern, sustainable construction, but our people are our priority. We care about our teammates, and they feel it. We are driven by a core set of values that permeates through everything we do. A passion for excellence drives us. Through dedication, innovation, and adherence to the highest standards, we deliver the very best quality to our partners and customers. 

We connect and care about those around us. We nurture teamwork, communities, partnerships, and new ways of working, placing the highest importance on the safety and working environment of our people. When we combine these two elements, we are able to pioneer to lead. We actively seek to outperform and act as a leader in our ever-changing sector. We harness the power of sustainable construction and take responsibility for the impact our people, our operations and our legacy make on the world.

We make a positive human impact – motivated by changing people’s lives, improving the future of our planet, and over-delivering for our customers.

Etex is a place for people who want to inspire change and build inspiring ways of living.


What we offer

In addition to a competitive salary & car allowance, we also offer a number of benefits including. 


  • 9% total pension (3% input from you, 6% input from us) 
  • Up to 10% annual bonus based on personal and company performance 
  • Performance based annual salary reviews 
  • Free and confidential employee assistance program 
  • Free online personal wellbeing content
  • Online discount scheme 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Free secure parking 
  • Up to 25 days holiday 




Our Social Responsibilities  

Etex has a clear commitment to help build a better, sustainable future. We work towards this vision by caring about our social and environmental impacts and working on innovative solutions for the building industry. 

Our ambition is to reduce negative effects and scale up positive impacts. We prioritise decarbonisation, including the use of renewable energy, as well as circularity, with a first focus on waste management.

We engage in a wide range of voluntary initiatives which offer support to local communities through partnerships and social projects. Our teammates know their local communities best, we are proud of the numerous projects and actions initiated around the world that are based on the awareness of their communities’ needs.


Commitment to diversity 

We’re incredibly proud of the community we’ve created at Etex. We form a global team of over 11,000 individuals from an enormous variety of backgrounds, races, faiths, and genders. Our diversity is our strength, and we are committed to ensuring that all of our teammates feel included and happy at work. 

If you require any additional support with your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch so that we can make arrangements for you.

Good luck with your application 

As you have seen, our Teammates mean the world to us, they enable us to Inspire Ways of Living. If this role appeals to you, click apply now and discover how a career at Etex will help you learn, grow and lead. We look forward to hearing from you.