Internal Sales / Branch Assistant

23000.00 - 27000.00 GBP Annual + benefits
15 Apr 2021
13 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Vacancy Ref - JR1217

Role: Internal Sales Executive / Branch Assistant

Industry: Electrical Wholesale

Location - Avonmouth, Bristol area

Salary - up to circa GBP27,000 per annum

Rhodium Consulting is recruiting for an Internal Sales person / Branch Assistant with good electrical wholesale experience to join an established branch in the Avonmouth area.

The role will involve working within a small team of people dealing with pricing enquiries, technical queries and sales orders. A proportion of the role will be reactive calls dealing with incoming queries as well as outbound sales calls to win new business.

As part of a small team your duties will also include serving customers on the trade counter and some stores work when required.

A driving licence would also be beneficial for any ad hoc deliveries that may be required.

This role could suit someone with some trade counter experience who is looking to progress onto the next stage in their career or someone who already has telephone sales experience.

Responsibilities will include:

* Handling enquiries

* Regular phone contact of customers to secure orders on electrical wholesale products

* Assisting with organising the trade counter

* Being aware of the commercial value and profit of the products being sold

* Setting up new customers, payments terms

* Raising Quotations for customer orders

* Progressing queries

* Providing technical advice where required

* Reactive and proactive telephone sales

* Serving customers at the trade counter

* Developing the customer base by regular contact which may include customer visits where required

* Use of computer system including quotations, enquiries, back orders

* Ad hoc deliveries if required

Skills Required:

* Experience of the Electrical wholesale sector is essential (ideally this will be current or very recent)

* Excellent knowledge of electrical products

* Knowledge of LED Lighting

* Polished communication skills (written and verbal)

* Computer literate (inc Microsoft Office)

* Enjoys speaking to people on the phone

* Reliable and committed working attitude with great organisational skills

* A hard-working team player with a flexible and helpful attitude

A self-motivated person with a flexible attitude and good work ethic who understands the importance of getting the job done and responding to the customer as promised, efficient and effective.

Positive with a friendly "can do" attitude.
A good listener who is keen to learn, develop new skills and "get on" in the business.

You will have a good understanding of the electrical wholesale industry and be able to communicate with a wide variety of people.

Monday to Friday only, full time permanent position.

Salary up to circa GBP27,000 per annum.

All applications are dealt with in the strictest of confidence.

Rhodium Consulting Ltd is a niche recruitment consultancy specialising in wholesalers, merchants and distributors within the building products sector. We strive to be the industry leader in delivering the highest calibre of candidates to our client companies, whilst enhancing the careers of our candidates. For further information and contact details, please visit our website

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