Sales Negotiator

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

12 month fixed term contract job in Bedford for a manufacturing company in the construction industry

Your new company has 12 month fixed term contract job in Bedford for a manufacturing company in the construction industry as a Sales Negotiator

Your new role as a Sales Negotiator will have you working as part of a highly driven team selling with a market leading Water Management branded products, responding to client enquiries & identifying opportunities to help achieve the team's individual sales target and support the AWM external sales force.You will provide a professional sales orientated service built around excellent product knowledge and understanding of our client base.

Main tasks

  • Working in conjunction with the external sales team, being office based, providing quotations, project updates and negotiating orders.
  • To develop a high standard of product knowledge.
  • To work as part of a team in order to meet and exceed clients' expectations by answering telephone calls and processing the outcome through the relevant CRM system following set procedures and the Trading Policy.
  • Updating and tracking project leads.
  • Checking prices prior to processing and updating relevant systems as and when required.
  • Liaising with the external sales team on client, product and price issues.
  • Building relationships with area stockists and contractors to the benefit of the company.
  • Resolution of client queries.

What you'll need to succeed

Knowledge and experience

  • Experience in a commercial business to business environment.
  • Knowledge and experience of construction industry sales is preferred but not essential.
  • Experience in a busy sales environment dealing with both inbound and outbound telephone calls.

Personal skills and behaviours

  • Ability to build excellent client relationships.
  • Customer focus and commercial awareness.
  • Ability to make prospective sales calls and follow up sales calls.
  • Ability to identify opportunities to up sell and cross sell.
  • Follow up any selling opportunities - tenacity in quote chasing and conversion.
  • Good telephone manner, ability to explain in a clear and logical manner.
  • Ability to handle difficult calls to a positive outcome.
  • Organised to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent administrative skills and accuracy.
  • IT literacy (Microsoft Office and CRM system).
  • Team worker - supportive of good team atmosphere.
  • Completer - finisher.
  • Polite and helpful to both clients and colleagues.
  • Honesty and integrity at the basis of all actions.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to seek continuous improvement.
  • Flexibility - thinking in solutions not problems.

What you need to do now
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