Sales Executive

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Reading
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
16 Apr 2017
Closes
16 May 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An exciting opportunity for a Sales Executive

Your new company
Our client is a specialist value added distributor supplying electronic components including:

  • Connectors, displays, touch screens, capacitors, relays, fans, power semiconductors and thermal printers

to a wide variety of Customers operating in the various markets including telecom, EDP, medical, industrial, defence, transportation, POS, instrumentation. Among the Suppliers they represents are Fujitsu, Powertip, Amphenol, Ebm Papst, 3M, Protek and Panasonic. To help sustain its continued growth, the Company is looking to recruit an experienced Internal Sales Executive.

Your new role
Job Description and responsibilities:
These include:
1. Generation and development of direct business: a) The generation of new customer prospects and account managing those prospects from the start of the sales cycle though to the post-sales operations. b) To look after assigned existing customers / accounts and to develop and increase these accounts accordingly.
2. Supporting, maintaining and developing Company Sales as follows:
Internal Sales a) Responding professionally to incoming sales calls. b) Preparing quotations and literature for customers. c) Maintaining quotations, samples and loan logs. d) Liaise with and offer support to external sales force. e) Resolve customer problems relating to pricing, supply and product selection. f) Maintain customer files and records. g) Maintain and update price lists as required. Telesales/Enquiry Generation/Database Management a) Proactively hunt for new companies and generate new opportunities for our products. b) Proactively call databases names to generate sales leads. c) Record/update information on database. Order Processing a) Take customer orders by telephone. b) Pass orders received to Operations in a timely manner.

What you'll need to succeed
Our client requires an experienced salesperson with:-

  • A good knowledge of the electronic components marketplace
  • Knowledge and understanding of products, applications and potential customers


The ideal candidate will have:

  • A technical or other suitable qualification - preferably to HNC level.
  • Preferably a couple of years' sales experience.
  • Familiarity with products sold.
  • Commercial awareness of factors affecting profitability of a Company.
  • An outgoing and presentable manner when communicating with customers, suppliers and colleagues even when under pressure.
  • Ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision.
  • Ambition to succeed.
  • Target driven.



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