Sales Executive

Leamington Spa
07 Sep 2017
05 Oct 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
We are seeking an enthusiastic sales person to join our client in the UK. Supplying all the major markets, secondary wholesalers and fresh produce merchants. This commercial role will support their existing established team , previous experience would be an advantage, however, they will consider anyone interested in hard work and making a career of this industry.

As a Sales Executive, you will provide support by building good relationships with customers and assisting to manage the account internally and externally.
You will help to drive and optimize the business development. There are very good prospects for someone able, willing and enthusiastic to take on and manage the department in future years.
As part of the business depends on operating during holiday times, peak trading times and weekends - we are looking for someone who is happy to cover those periods with liberal financial reward. Time off can be taken in lieu at non-peak periods.
With consumer tastes constantly evolving, you will gain knowledge and understanding of how to stay several steps ahead, receiving hands on experience to embrace new challenges and opportunities; whether it is developing fresh product ideas or finding new ways of working with the customers.

Key areas of responsibility:
•To identify and drive sales opportunities and enhance both the
customer and the business performance through a proactive approach
to business development.
•Manage the new and existing product development process proactively
from start to finish - and support year on year growth.
•To assist the existing team with customer growth strategies for Core and
Speciality produce, sorted by individual customers
•Order processing for the business
•Support the team on general account administration
•Use sales data to drive insights and commercial action to grow sales
•Use and help with internal data management and reporting
•Use forecasting, help manage the link between product and sales
•Work with the existing team on how to manage and influence customers
along with the opportunity to take part in customer reviews and visits
•Support the process of negotiation and business development opportunites
•To align customer requirements with business objectives; providing a
sales plan that is shared and monitored periodically.

Person Specification:
•Proactive and flexible approach to work .
•Excellent telephone manner .
•Ability to accept change and priority manage - according to weather,
seasonal, market circumstances.
•Readiness to work on a share of Bank holidays and other difficult
trading times is critical.
•Strong understanding of customer relationship management
•Understand customer requirements
•Commercial Awareness
•High level of numeracy