Internal Technical Sales

Location
West Molesey
Salary
£30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted
13 Apr 2017
Closes
11 May 2017
Ref
00067030
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Sales
Job Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Leading heating & ventilation component supplier seeking talented multi-skilled internal sales person to join their well-established team at their offices near Hampton Court, Surrey.

You will be able to demonstrate exceptional sales skills together with people management experience, selling heating & ventilation products and components to stockists & OEM customers both in the UK, Europe & beyond. This is a rare opportunity to join a well-established company during a time of growth, with the potential for the right person to grow this position.

They are looking for someone with strong MS office skills, a good telephone manner & the ability & willing to learn the technical aspects of their products.

Reporting to the General Manager, this is an office based role with occasional customer & supplier visits, that would suit someone with business to business commercial experience and a mechanical aptitude. You should be comfortable talking to customers, end users, technicians and engineers on the phone, as well as interpreting requirements via email & in person. As part of this role, you will be expected to support the business with accurate weekly & monthly sales reports, as well as assisting with general marketing activities such as drafting catalogue information & assisting with product attributes for the company's website.

To be considered for this position, you must have the following skills:
- Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
- A good mechanical aptitude.
- Experience in a commercial environment (preferably business to business)
- Be able to demonstrate strong MS office knowledge, especially Excel.
- Previous experience in a supervisory role.

Key Job Responsibilities:
- To interpret customer requirements & effectively advise the correct products for customers applications.
- Build a good technical understanding of their products & their applications.
- Help identify changes & additions required to the product range & assist in selection of new products.
- Assist the General Manager on day-to-day issues & produce month end sales reports.
- Proactively contact customers to discuss requirements or gather market information.
- After sufficient time in the position, manage the technical sales team.
- Manage Technical Information for new & existing products.
- Make suitable written quotations.
- Gather information on competitor products & share this information within the company.
- Take warranty calls as backup to Product Support.
- Assist with ongoing sales & marketing activities.
- Liaise with purchasing & operations team regarding stock shortages & urgent dispatches.

General Duties:
- Answer incoming customer services lines.
- Provide cover for Customer Services & Product Support during holiday & illness.
- Enter & process orders as backup for Customer Services.
- Use of PC packages to monitor, plan & communicate.
- Co-operate & communicate with others to ensure maximum time efficiency.

Basic salary between £30,000 and £36,000 depending on experience + bonus