Field Sales Executive - Charity Sector

Recruitment Genius
11 Oct 2016
08 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
This charity works to stop clothes from being thrown away. They turn clothes waste into funds and resources to reduce the environmental and social impacts of their clothes. It is a circular and sustainable approach to the problems of clothes waste tackling disposal, production and consumption by:

- Increasing clothes reuse across the UK reducing waste, carbon emissions and consumption.
- Funding international development projects to improve conditions and working practices in the textile industry.
- Educating people of all ages about the impacts of textiles on the environment and people's lives, and how we can make more sustainable choices.

This charity does this by providing the UK public with a network of over 1,500 charity clothes banks, home collections and charity shops diverting around 3,000 tonnes of clothes from landfill and incineration every year. They work in 191 boroughs and districts in the UK supporting local authorities, businesses, schools and communities towards zero waste.

The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying possible locations for their textile banks to be installed. The candidate will be liaising with Local Authorities and private land owners to discuss / agree on what locations their textiles bank can be installed. The candidate will be reporting directly to the Logistics & Operations Manager.

- Identification of leads and locations for textile banks to be installed in London.
- Proposing pricing strategies and formulating customer proposals.
- Liaison with the operations team, Local Authorities and Private Business Owners.
- Developing sales aids and literature to facilitate sales with help of the Operations team.
- Assist with the preparation and submission of Tenders and other business development opportunities in the best interests of the Company, as and when required
- Coordinating paper work such as letters, e-mails, internal forms and initiate contract drafting
- Manage customer relationship with all partners.

Candidate Profile:
- Proven track record in Sales and Customer Relationship.
- New business 'hunter' with a pro-active and commercial attitude.
- Experience of formulating customer proposals.
- Determined, credible team player with good time management.
- Strong attention to detail, takes initiative and possesses excellent communication skills.
- Holds a full driving licence.
- Owes a car/motorbike/bicycle (desirable but not essential)

GBP20,000.00 plus GBP150.00 commission on every textile bank installed.

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