Sales Executive

SVC Group
Great Hallingbury
13 Jun 2018
21 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

For my food distribution client in Bishop's Stortford, I am recruiting for a dynamic and energetic Sales Executive.

This fast-paced and growing fresh-produce business is looking for a commercially-minded and driven sales person to join the existing team of 5, handling existing client business, providing superb customer service skills and maximising the revenue from them. Most customers are in the restaurant sector, including Michelin starred and celebrity chef establishments.

Please note, this role is based on a 5 week shift pattern:
Week 1 : 4am-2pm
Week 2 : 8am-4pm
Week 3 : 5am-3pm
Week 4 : 5am-3pm
Week 5 : 6am-4pm

Core responsibilities:

  • Review fresh produce before despatch to customers
  • Agree substitutions for product that is not available
  • Communication with customers to ensure their needs/orders are being met
  • Sales calls to customers to make them aware of new product availability/surplus stock
  • Oversee logistics and operations to ensure product arrives on time

Key skills

  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Superb customer services and sales skills
  • Proactive and energetic
  • Organised and good at planning
  • Able to quickly build rapport with customers and understand their business
  • Solutions orientated
  • An understanding of menu development would be an advantage

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