External Sales Executive

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
London
Salary
35000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
30 May 2019
Closes
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
BENEFITS
* Our client is offering a salary between GBP35k to GBP40k (plus a bonus)
* Hours are 8.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
* Bonus Scheme
* Company Car Allowance
SUMMARY
Our client with their Head Quarters based in Basingstoke are seeking an External Sales Executive to cover their region from the South Midlands to London. The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying and developing relationships with new clients and maintaining them with current clients. You will pay a key role in increasing turnover
JOB DESCRIPTION
* Visit potential customers for new business.
* Attend construction site meetings to promote products.
* Visit Architects and Civil Engineers to get products specified.
* Pro-actively seek new business by targeting a combination of existing customer base and prospective customers.
* Provide customers with quotations.
* Ensure all quotations are followed up.
* Efficiently deal with telephone, email enquiries and orders.
* Ensure that all customer complaints, issues and queries reach an appropriate conclusion and that the Management are advised of all issues.
* Gather market and customer information and provide feedback on buying trends.
* Identify new markets and business opportunities.
* Ensure that the sales team (both internal and external) are kept informed of any developments relating to their accounts.
* Maintain an agreed level of pro-active telephone contact with both existing and prospective customers.
* Undertake any additional tasks as requested by members of the Senior Management team.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED
* Proven background of construction site sales.
* Highly self-motivated, outgoing and confident, and have strong communication skills.
* The ability to understand priorities and work to tight deadlines.
* Conscientious, hardworking with an attention to detail.
* Enjoys the challenge of solving problems within a pressured, time critical environment.
* Ability to listen attentively to gain understanding, assess implications and react accordingly.
* Intermediate Level of Excel