Transactional Sales Executive

Recruiter
Apogee
Location
Cosham, Portsmouth
Salary
£18000 - £21000/annum 30-40K First Year OTE
Posted
17 Jun 2017
Closes
16 Jul 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Apogee is Europe’s largest independent managed services provider of print, document and process technology.

Our reputation as the first choice provider for multi-vendor print technology and service is built on the unique approach we have taken to Managed Services, pro-actively monitoring our clients to maximise uptime, and the innovation we employ to maintain a portfolio of services which differentiate us.
We also provide Digital Document Services which includes an in-house team of fully qualified engineers who provide true 24/7 outsource print capabilities. We are the only UK Company specialising in the provision of both in-house and outsource complete document solutions.

Purpose of the role:
To apply your talent for business, achieving all personal targets set by generating sales within a database of existing customers and with self-generated new business prospects, promoting the Apogee brand and its portfolio of consumable and equipment, ethically and with integrity and working under the guidance of a Sales Manager and/or Sales Director.
Responsibilities:
Achieving personal budgets and targets through profitable sales as directed by the Sales Manager/Sales Director
Achieving all KPI’s regarding activity and building sales pipelines as directed by the Sales Manager/Sales Director
Developing and maintaining the existing customer base, in line with agreed targets and to pursue and convert new business sales
To ‘box shift’ desktop print equipment via campaigns and develop/secure on going consumables business
Complying with all Company Policies and Pricing structures
Completing the sales order process correctly and as required
Maintaining up to date customer and prospect records in accordance with the Company’s database policy and as directed by the Sales Manager/Sales Director
Maintaining up to date knowledge of Apogee Direct’s portfolio of equipment, consumables and services
Maintaining up to date knowledge of competitors’ activities
Sales opportunity generation and gathering market and customer information
Developing relationships with potential customers
Attending training courses as considered necessary by the Sales Manager/Sales Director
Being personally responsible for your own health and safety and to be aware of obligations to other staff and customers in accordance with legislation
Undertaking any other reasonable tasks as requested by your line manager
Being aware of the importance of conformity with the Quality and Environmental Policies and Procedures
Recognising the significant environmental aspects and impacts related to your work and the environmental benefits of improved personal performance
Recognising your role and responsibilities as defined by the management systems

Person Specification:
Adopt a proactive approach to building and developing both internal and external relationships
Be able to demonstrate strong communication skills, notably to be able to explain value propositions to key decision makers
Be customer focused with the ability to drive customer service excellence at all times
Be commercially astute and business aware
Have a confident and professional telephone manner
Be a team player, able to lead by example in an ethical manner and with integrity
Be ambitious and determined to succeed