Internal Sales Executive
My client is looking for an energetic, conscientious person who interacts well with other people to join our Milton Keynes Internal Technical Sales team.
My client is one of the UK's leading distributors of industrial automation and control products.
The role of Internal Technical Sales includes the potential to grow with us and build your own career.
ARE YOU THE PERSON WE ARE LOOKING FOR?
Working in the Sales Team means working closely with our customers face to face, on the phone and via email, and maximising sales opportunities.
So, we are looking for someone with initiative, determination and self-motivation who enjoys dealing with people to resolve their issues identified during the sales process and understands the nature of working within a team.
Is that you?
SO WHAT DOES AN INTERNAL TECHNICAL SALES EXECUTIVE DO?
Promote and advise on compatible products and services whilst maintaining high levels of customer service.
Ensure customers are fully informed and are updated on: availability of product, pricing and appropriate discounts and delivery timelines.
Where lead times do not match customer requirements investigate alternative parts to meet customer demands
Knowledge of all Franchise suppliers
Entrepreneurial sourcing of non-franchise products
Managing and interpreting customer requirements, promoting and advising on additional associated products on incoming sales enquiries.
Demonstrate sufficient commercial awareness to negotiate prices, depending on the customer status, ownership and type of product; thereby maximising the margin achieved on the transaction
Create and maintain relationships so you need to enjoy dealing with people and be confident that you can make a good impression.
Take charge of your personal development and contribute to the evaluation of performance in line with the companies core competencies and learning and development framework.
Observe Health & Safety policy and procedures
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO BRING TO THE CLIENT?
To deal with customers, you need a solid education with GSCEs (or equivalent) in Maths and English.
Ideally you will be qualified to at least ONC level in electrical engineering.
Gaining the enthusiastic commitment of others is an important component of this job.
It will be important for the job holder to be methodical and precise in their approach.
Customer support and servicing skills will be a critical factor of the role
It is important to have good working knowledge of Microsoft office and data entry systems
Experience within an electrical engineering role, or a background in electrical distribution would be an advantage.
The role holder will have the ability to provide practical solutions, solve problems and look for continuous improvements for both the customer and the company.
WHAT MY CLIENT CAN OFFER YOU
You will receive a basic salary of £17,000 - £20,000 depending on skills and experience, plus bonus
Your working week lasts 37.5 hours and you will be entitled to 25 days holiday a year with the option to buy or sell upto 6 days each year.
You will also have the option of a healthcare cash plan, group life assurance as well as auto enrolment in our pension scheme
You will be based in Milton Keynes, an up and coming city with many opportunities in the local area and within easy travelling distance to London and many other bustling cities and stunning countryside.
Are you ready to make a difference?