Sales Executive BLUS68635

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Competitive Salary
31 Jul 2018
28 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Client is looking for a Sales Executive to join them in their Cheltenham office for a 6 month fixed term contract.

As a Sales Executive you’ll have access to:

  • Competitive salary and commission
  • Sales incentives
  • Brand discounts through group scheme
  • Experience working for the UK's largest independent fuel distributor

In a vital customer facing role, their Sales Executives work in a fast paced environment and face different challenges every single day.

As a Sales Executive you will be required to maximise the margin generated from every customer opportunity, using a combination of up selling, account management, new customer acquisition and cross-selling as indicated within KPIs / performance targets.

You will also be required to work within a team that aims to exceed expectations of customers by effectively identifying and matching customer needs in a professional, responsive and effective manner.

They’re looking for:

Strong negotiation skills

Sales experience is beneficial, preferably B2B

Confidence in own ability

High degree of self-motivation and time management

Ability to work with autonomy

Resilient, persistent and tenacious

Target driven / results orientated

Company Information:

Our Client employs 2,500 colleagues based across their depots around the UK from the highlands of Scotland to the Channel Islands. They recruit sales people to sell their fuel, oils and lubricants as well as drivers to deliver the products to their customers who may be individual home owners, farmers, small or large businesses! Also essential to their business are their management teams and colleagues within, Marketing, HR, Finance, IT, Health and Safety and Legal. In addition, they have a dedicated team of service engineers who work within Team Energy. Key to their success are their people and their learning and development team ensure they can nurture their talent and support colleagues with their aspirations and growth through programmes such as Inspire, their WOW training courses and apprenticeships.

It’s also worth noting they are part of the wider DCC PLC group which is a FTSE 100 company. Being part of the group gives their colleagues opportunities to work alongside other businesses to share best practice and develop into roles across the businesses in the group.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified within 2 weeks after the closing date. If you are not contacted, you should assume that you have not been shortlisted.

40 hours (only looking for full time staff), Mon to Fri (plus 1 in 3 Saturdays, Saturday hours 8 – 4.30pm)

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.