Technical Sales Adviser

Recruiter
J&L Recruitment (Staffordshire) Limited
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
18000.0000
Posted
16 Apr 2017
Closes
16 May 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client are the market leader in their field, due to continued growth and expansion we are searching for a technical sales adviser to further strengthen and expand the internal sales team. The role is very much a reactive sales role dealing with incoming calls into the department and maximising sales opportunities.

  • Working with the public and private sectors, our client base includes local authorities, the Education sector, architects and contractors;
  • Providing technical and sales advice to customers by telephone and written Communication;
  • Constructing written quotations utilising the in-house CRM system as required;
  • Ensuring customer receipt of quotation (pre- and post-quote);
  • Recognising sales opportunities and closing of sales;
  • Checking all quotations to ensure 100% accuracy;
  • In conjunction with the in-house system contact clients to up-date and close orders, including up-dating notes and progress of on-going projects where applicable.

The ideal candidate will need to demonstrate experience in a similar role selling products, ideally working closely with local authorities, the education sector and contractors.

Interested candidates should ideally possess the following skills and experience:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Meticulous attention to detail;
  • The ability to interpret drawings;
  • Have the confidence to read through bills of quantities and tender documents;
  • Experience of the tender process;
  • Strong organisation and time management skills to ensure that time is managed effectively;
  • Sales negotiation skills;
  • Excellent keyboard skills with experience of in-house database systems and MS Office;
  • Ability to work to a high level of accuracy with minimal supervision;
  • Positive, can do attitude.

Working Arrangements:

  • Monday to Friday 09:00 to 17:30
  • Half an hour unpaid lunch break
  • 25 days holiday entitlement plus 6 bank and 2 public holidays