Internal Sales Executive

Recruiter
Undisclosed Company
Location
Cambridgeshire, Peterborough
Salary
£21000 - £22000 per annum + OTE £28k per annum
Posted
21 Sep 2016
Closes
19 Oct 2016
Ref
PT0704
Contact
Manpower UK
Sector
Sales
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Manpower is working with a prominent business located in Peterborough that requires Internal Sales Executives to offer a single point of contact to key customers within the construction sector.

Reporting to the team supervisor, this exciting opportunity requires an excellent telephone manner with the ability to up sell additional products within a target driven environment. The role will consist of taking inbound calls from key existing clients, providing advice, quotations and taking orders over the telephone so accuracy and strong customer service skills are essential for this opportunity.

Main responsibilities

* To administer accounts offering single point of contact
* Raise quotations, deal with all quotation amendments, follow up on all quotations with aim of converting quotations to orders
* Forward orders and all relevant contractual information to depot to enable contract to be delivered successfully
* Liaise with depots regarding availability of stock
* Liaise with Key Accounts Director, and regional sales managers regarding rate queries
* Communicate with Supervisor and team to ensure team is aware of 'work in progress'
* Follow standard operating procedures to ensure process adherence and effective communication to all parties

Skills and Personal Characteristics

* To work in a team and show the ability to demonstrate initiative
* Demonstrates effective communication both in writing and on the phone
* Professional and friendly telephone manner
* Excellent communication skills
* Ability to successfully close sales over the phone
* Objection handling within a sales environment
* Customer relationship building with prospective and existing customers
* Effectively prioritises on a daily basis to ensure that targets are achieved
* Motivated to achieve sales targets and possesses the tenacity to succeed
* High level of drive, energy and initiative; proactive, focused, and committed
* Good team player
* Strong work ethic; self starter; results orientated
* The ability to plan, prioritise, anticipate and reactive positively
* Can work under pressure

Experience required:

* Ability to work in an operational/functional matrix organisation
* Must be methodical and organised, and work to high quality standards both as part of a team, and when working individually
* Previous experience in a telesales role or sales oriented environment where customer contact is regular
* Customer Focus
* Used to working in a busy environment and operating as a team member and using own initiative to solve problems
Has proven experience and ability to work effectively with internal and/or external customers.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a forward thinking business within local modern offices.

For more information on this opportunity, please contact Jamie Gidney on 0133 565488.


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