Sales Advisor

Recruiter
Pickerings Plant Ltd
Location
Swadlincote
Salary
£25,750 per annum
Posted
14 Apr 2017
Closes
14 May 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sales Advisor

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Sales Advisor to join a privately owned hire firm based at our Head Office in Measham, Derbyshire. In return, we offer a competitive salary plus employer contribution pension scheme.

Since formation in 1969, the company has grown into a leading, privately owned hire firm, specialising in the hire of both mechanical, non-mechanical and site accommodation equipment.

The Sales Advisor will be expected to confidently communicate with customers, providing product knowledge, fulfilling and exceeding customer requirements/expectations.

Duties will include:

* Taking and processing customer orders either over the telephone or via email.

* Generating quotations

* Dealing with telephone enquiries.

* Maintaining records.

* Actively seeking new customers, building rapport with customers for nationwide hires.

* Upselling and cross selling products to increase sales and profit margins.

* Progress chasing orders where necessary.

* Keeping up to date customer records on the computer system.

* Attending meetings that may be necessary in the performance of your duties.

* Complying with and uphold company policies and procedures.

The successful candidate will have:

* Previously worked in a customer service and/or office environment

* Ability to work effectively as part of a team

* Proactive and flexible

* GCSE grade C or above in English and Maths, or equivalent.

* Computer literate, including Microsoft Office.

* Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.

* Professional telephone manner

* Ability to work well to timescales and deadlines.

* Previous experience of working in a telephone sales environment is an essential requirement

* Experience of plant and accommodation hire is desirable but not essential

The hours of work are Monday to Thursday, 8am-5.30pm and 8am-5pm on Friday's

Benefits include:

* Competitive Salary

* Childcare voucher scheme

* Holiday buy back scheme

* Life Assurance

* 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays

* Company pension scheme

Please apply online today to be considered for the Sales Advisor role.