Sales Executive - Lighting & Electrical - Up to £35k Basic

On Target Recruitment
£30000 - £35000 per annum + £47k OTE
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company:

* Our client is a major player in the resale and distribution of Electrical Accessories and are part of an International Conglomerate
* With an unparalleled range of Electrical products for use within the Electrical Industry, all products are of the highest standard and quality
* Well established in the UK with a turnover far in excess of £100m this is an organisation that not only has the opportunities to progress and build a career but actively recruits individuals to push through the business

The Role:

* You will be covering the Norwich and Bury St Edmund areas for the branches in that area, working for this major Electrical Wholesaler and meeting with clients in the surrounds areas
* As a Sales Executive you will be given a large number of existing live trading accounts, you will effectively manage these and look to grow the spending on those accounts however possible
* In the role you will also look to add new accounts throughout the area, leads will be generate through yourself and through the internal sales team
* Some accounts will be spending on average of £200k plus per year, you will look after these accounts with the highest of your attention to ensure the continued business from these clients
* The candidate will be targeted with meeting a number of clients and accounts throughout the working day, seeking to review the products they use and explain new products in the market
* You will be meeting with a large and varied customer base throughout a number of industry sectors, meeting the client expectations and finding a solution to meet with the needs of their business

The Ideal Person:

* The candidate will need to be a self motivated and passionate individual that has a true drive to seek New Business opportunities sell the Company products whenever possible as a professional Sales Executive
* You will ideally come from a Sales Executive background within Electrical Wholesale, however our client will look at strong Sales Executives from within the Construction Industry, having sold related products
* If you are from an Internal Sales background in Electrical Wholesale then it is recommended that you also apply for this role, a strong attitude and determination to be successful are highly important
* It is essential that the person applying is a resilient individual that take a knock back when unable to close a sale without losing the motivation to continue in the sales drive
* You will need to be flexible to a changeable day, outwardly thinking and able to learn new product information to clearly pass information to customers
* The person applying for this role will need fantastic communication skills and able to speak with a large range of people from various backgrounds throughout the work day

Consultant: Leigh Birchenough

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK.

About On Target

On Target Recruitment is one of the UK's leading specialist recruitment agencies. Our consultants specialise in sales, technical and commercial jobs in the Engineering, Construction, Medical, and Business Solutions sectors. We place all levels of personnel, up to Director across the UK and internationally.