Sales Executive

Rushden, Northamptonshire, England
£Competitive + Benefits
11 Nov 2016
09 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Sales Executive Rushden / Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

We are recruiting for a Sales Executive on behalf of a manufacturing company based near Rushden, Northamptonshire. The company are now seeking to increase its selling resource and to develop significant levels of new business.

This role will be entirely office based, and will involve primarily supporting the Sales Manager with sales support tasks but will also include some new business development aspects and to support existing customers.

Good literacy and numeracy will be required and the role will suit someone with plenty of energy and really good communication skills. A good telephone manner is a must as is a friendly and out-going approach.

An ability to grasp a certain level of technical understanding will be necessary but product training will be given. The successful candidate will join our small, friendly and supportive team in a pleasant working environment.


  • Take sales calls and accurately and effectively understand the requirement
  • To send quotations to the customer
  • Create internal orders on the Orderwise IT system from customer's orders
  • Create product sample packs for sending to customers
  • Add and upkeep customer records in the Orderwise IT system
  • Send and chase up account opening forms with customers
  • Proactively call prospect customers from lists supplied
  • Proactively call existing customers to up sell and cross sell
  • Communicate with existing customers on order status
  • Work closely and effectively with other team members and sister companies
  • Place and chase orders that have been placed with sub-contractors
  • Assist with customer visits and other company events including catering arrangements
  • Make appointments for the Sales Manager as required
  • Various other duties as required by the Sales Manager

Salary: £Competitive + Benefits, plus a monthly bonus scheme will also be on offer for achieving targets set - this will be tailored to the individual person and explained in full after employment.

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*Due to the large number of applications, only those shortlisted will be contacted. If you have not been contacted within 21 days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful. Thank you for reading this advertisement.

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