Technical Sales Advisor

Recruiter
J&L Recruitment (Staffordshire) Limited
Location
Newcastle
Salary
20000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
07 Sep 2018
Closes
05 Oct 2018
Sector
Sales
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client is a family owned and well established engineering business based in Newcastle under Lyme.


An excellent opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, ambitious and enthusiastic individual to join its Sales team. Working within an existing and highly motivated sales team your duties will include the following:

  • Working with the public and private sectors, our client base includes local authorities, Education sector, architects and contractors;
  • Providing technical and sales advice to customers by telephone and written communication;
  • Constructing written quotations utilising the in-house CRM system as required;
  • Ensuring customer receipt of quotation (pre- and post-quote);
  • Recognising sales opportunities and closing of sales;
  • Checking all quotations to ensure 100% accuracy;
  • In conjunction with the in-house system contact clients to up-date and close orders, including up-dating notes and progress of on-going projects where applicable.

The ideal candidate will need to demonstrate experience in a similar role selling products, ideally working closely with local authorities, the education sector and contractors.


Interested candidates should ideally possess the following skills and experience:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Meticulous attention to detail;
  • Strong organisation and time management skills to ensure that time is managed effectively;
  • Sales negotiation skills;
  • Excellent keyboard skills with experience of in-house database systems and MS Office;
  • Ability to work to a high level of accuracy with minimal supervision;
  • Positive, can do attitude.

Desirable but not essential skills:

  • The ability to interpret drawings;
    Experience of the tender