Sales Executive

Stockport, Greater Manchester
From £25,000 per annum + car + commission
14 Oct 2016
11 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity for a Sales Executive to join a successful distributor of Lingerie and associated products.

The ideal candidate must have experience in B2B sales including customer service and account management preferably within Ladies Fashion.  They must have experience and success in dealing with high street retailers and mail order companies.

The candidate must be professional, enthusiastic, driven and focused in developing new and existing accounts.  They must have good written and verbal communication skills and be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines/targets.

They must be fully conversant with Window packages in particular Excel and Power Point to complete presentations and costings when required.

The role will be based in our Stockport office however the candidate will be expected to plan and visit customers throughout the UK as and when required to ensure customer relationships are developed and maintained.    

The candidate will be provided with a good salary and commissions on all accounts and will include a Company Car.

Key responsibilities will include but not limited to:

Seeking new business opportunities by identifying prospects and evaluating their position in the industry, researching and analysing sales options.

Contact potential customers to arrange meetings, via various methods of communication.

Sell products by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospective customers.

Maintain the relationship with the customer providing them with support and information, researching and recommending new opportunities.

Prepare accurate costings and presentations tailored to each individual customer as required ensuring all aspects of their business are covered

Always follow current trends and fashion, market activities and our competitors marketing strategy. 

Prepare reports for each customer, analysing information and summarizing information on sales, trends, new products and recommendations.

Work with and contribute to the team at all times, providing feedback on future buying trends.

Attending, preparing and representing the company at trade exhibitions and some overseas visits as necessary.

Tailoring Special Promotions to each of your customers’ profile.

Be involved with marketing through newsletter e-shots, advertising, blogs and social media.  

Point of Sale and stock presentation/merchandising for retail stores as required.

Attend regular sales meetings with colleagues and management and update on your specific accounts.