29 March 2022

About Colinwell

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.

Our Values

We have 4 core values, these include:


We take our environmental responsibilities seriously. Over the years our products have helped to form the foundations and fabric for many of the UK and Ireland’s landmark buildings. We feel it is our obligation to continue to do business, in a sustainable and responsible manner to benefit current and future generations. As such, we hold the internationally recognised ISO 14001 Environmental accreditation.


We constantly strive to provide products of the highest quality, provide excellent service, first class staff and satisfied customers. In order to achieve this, we have developed Quality Management Systems of the highest level. It is in recognition of these systems that we have been awarded the Internationally recognised ISO 9001 Quality Management Accreditation.


We continually challenge the conventional ways of doing things, be that manufacturing methods, or new product offerings. We believe that this is key to not only ensure the future success of our company, but also ensuring that we offer our customers the best products in the most efficient manner.

Customer Focus

Our customer is firmly at the centre of all that we do. This mindset ensures that we can deliver products that our customers require on time, at an competitive price and to the highest quality. We understand that each member of staff has an impact on customer relations through the work they do, which is why we endeavour to act with integrity and professionally.


Current Role

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and driven Graduate to join one of the UK and Ireland's leading concrete block manufacturers.

The successful candidate will first spend 6 months based in our Belfast based head office, before relocating to our export market (England) for 12 months.

The successful candidate will be responsible for 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: Negotiable depending on experience 


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.


Education & Training

Essential Criteria

  • A Pass Degree (in any discipline)
  • Full & Clean Driving Licence
  • Have graduated within the last 5 years



Essential Criteria

  • IT Skills
  • Punctual
  • Team Player
  • Enthusiastic
  • Hard Working
  • Relationship Builder
  • Independent thinker
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Very well organised
  • Ambitious
  • Adaptable
  • Resilient
  • Sales Experience

Desirable Criteria

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


How 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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