Sales Executive

Recruiter
Time Personnel Recruitment
Location
Peterborough
Salary
20000.0000
Posted
11 Mar 2017
Closes
10 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client based in Peterborough is looking to recruit a sales executive on a fulltime permanent basis. This role is working as part of a small sales team but part of a larger business. Our client is specialist in the e logistics industry and so you will be targeting businesses to get them to utilise their unique service that they offer. Our client offers a one stop shop/business that incorporates warehouse storage, picking and despatching of products direct to customers. The customers that you will be targeting are businesses that have their own premises/warehousing and take all the responsibility away from their customers in other words outsource there operational needs.

Job Role:-

  • Cold calling to arrange meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business.
  • Respond to incoming email, phone call and web enquires;
  • Negotiating the terms of an agreement and closing sales
  • Gathering market and customer information
  • Representing the company at trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations;
  • Negotiating on price, costs delivery and specifications with suppliers
  • Advising on forthcoming product developments
  • Creating detailed proposal documents as part of a bidding process
  • Recording sales and producing a detailed monthly sales report to advice Directors of all sales activity undertaken, prospecting, meetings and sales wins
  • Reviewing your own sales performance and aiming to exceed targets
  • To have a clear understanding of customers business and requirements
  • Providing accurate and professional quotes
  • Attending team meetings and to share best working practices
  • Inspiration to drive the business forward allied to the values of the company
  • Build and maintain strong relationships across the business.

This is a great opportunity to join a well-established business whose clients currently include national retailers and smaller businesses. This role is predominantly office based and you will visit clients face to face or invite them to our clients premises to demonstrate the advantages/benefits of the service they provide.

To be considered for this role you will come from a sales background and have the self motivation to pick up the phone. Our client is offering an attractive basic salary of £20k to £25k plus commission (no basic threshold). You will need to have a driving license and our client does attend trade shows on an annual basis so occasional overnight stays maybe required.