UK Sales Executive (South East Area)

Brigade Electronics
11 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Sales Executive (South East Region)

£25K - £30K plus bonus package

Brigade Electronics Group is a global market leader in reversing safety and all-round visibility for commercial vehicles. The company’s reputation is built upon the quality and reliability of its products and its service and support. Based in Kent, the company has subsidiaries in the USA, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, The Netherlands, Poland and South Africa, and is in partnership with over 50 specialist distributors worldwide.

Due to the projected increase in sales across the South East of England, the company is looking to expand its UK sales force. Predominately field based, this role will support and assist the existing Business Development Managers (BDMs) in planning and implementing the sales strategy. We are looking for someone with a passion and natural flair for sales with experience in the automotive/electronics industry.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and report monthly on a sales 'pipeline’ of prospects and customers
  • Follow up sales leads by telephone, email, and with personal visits
  • Attend / work on the company’s stand at exhibitions and conferences as required
  • Agree sales targets with line manager, and work to meet these targets
  • Liaise closely with the existing aftermarket field sales team, so as to avoid duplication of effort
  • and/or upsetting the existing very strong aftermarket distribution network
  • Telephone prospecting - mainly using the company’s existing database of fleet contacts
  • Maintain, on the company’s CRM database, an accurate and up-to-date record of all interactions with prospects and customers
  • Learn and thoroughly understand the products and services offered by the company, and keep fully up-to-date in this respect
  • Contribute to company development by bringing relevant opportunities to the attention of management

Further skills required include:

  • Being a great communicator
  • Pro-active
  • Being flexible
  • Having great customer service
  • Being enthusiastic

The idea candidate must have a minimum 2 years field sales experience in the commercial vehicle and/or mobile machinery market sectors. A proven track record of success in territory sales and working and negotiating with customers at all levels to win business. Having experience in account management is essential.

In return, the company offer a competitive salary and a generous discretional bonus scheme, pension, 25 days holiday as well as the opportunity to receive training to broaden your continuous personal development.