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Sales Executive






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About the Role

Personnel Specification

Third level qualification, preferably in Sales, Business or Civil Engineering

A minimum of one years’ recent, relevant experience, for example a one year work placement, industrial experience or sales experience

An understanding of sales and sales processes desirable

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Attention to detail, with excellent problem solving skills
IT literate
Well-developed negotiation and influencing skills

Highly organised, self-motivated, proactive, positive, adaptable team player with a focus on results and timelines
Able to multitask and remain calm under pressure
Hands-on, practical and proactive approach - prepared to get involved in day to day business tasks
Shows initiative and works independently, with minimal supervision
Flexible and resilient
Keen to learn and develop

Flexible regarding working hours


Purpose of Role:

Reporting to the General Manager, the Sales Executive will take responsibility for providing a professional, efficient sales support function.


· Act as first point of contact for ongoing sales matters, dealing with correspondence and incoming calls and enquiries

· Deal with customers via inbound and outbound calls, cold calling, email and in person

· Manage customer expectations, delivering desired service levels and overcoming objections

· Maintain activity and sales records using the in-house sales system

  • Develop and build positive relationships with key customers and suppliers

  • Co-ordinate and manage the despatch of orders

  • Arrange export and import shipments to customers via road, sea and air

  • Deal with online and telephone payments

  • Manage and monitor stock control, advising on stock levels and costs, and reconcile incoming / outgoing stock within the warehouse, resolving queries immediately

  • Liaise with key internal departments such as Finance and the Yard

  • Escalate relevant issues to senior management, as required

· Complete ad hoc analysis for the management team, as needed

· Manage sales records, ensuring that the company meets its GDPR responsibilities

· Liaise with the Senior Management team to support Health and Safety policies and procedures

· Review sales processes and procedures, making recommendations for improvement where required

· Support team members in a range of duties, proving cover where required

· Any other duties as required that are commensurate with the role.

About the Company

"For further information please contact either Caroline or Susan at Task Recruitment on 02890 421047 or 07990533113

We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons"

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