Sales Assistant

Undisclosed Company
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
£18000 per annum
10 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Manpower UK
Job Type
My client, the market leaders in their industry, are looking for a Showroom Sales Assistant to join there expanding business near Knaresborough.

As a showroom based Sales person, the primary responsibility is to work with Showroom customers to discuss individual requirements, identify their product needs, and close the order with them.

In addition the role holder will actively support the Sales team, by updating the CRM system, and following up their enquiries and taking the appropriate action.

Working closely with the Sales Development Manager, the role will be responsible for welcoming new visitors to the showroom, and managing the events calendar, for showroom meetings and events.


*Achieve sales budgets as discussed and agreed with the Sales Development Manager, through sales of surfaces, furniture, and objects.

*To develop business relationships with key target groups ensuring that we are seen as the stone specialist for the luxury and premium interiors market.

*To support wholesale customers, by assisting on projects and training.

*To bring a proactive approach to the sales process by reactivating past clients, searching out new project opportunities and establishing our capabilities with associated stone sectors.

*Co-ordinating with existing showroom sales team in Harrogate by passing on new sales leads to achieve maximum efficiency, appropriate tendering and quote methodology and ensuring the brand is always represented appropriately to increase conversion rates.

*Work closely with the Customer Service team based in Harrogate to ensure customer needs are met, and offer constructive ideas for improvement.

*To answer sales enquiries received by web, email, telephone or showroom in the same day they were received, and then manage through to order.

*To work with the Head of Marketing and the Sales Development Manager in Harrogate to co-ordinate showroom events for key clients.

*To provide feedback to the Sales Development Manager regarding product needs, client requests and business tools required to grow sales

*To represent and attend Exhibitions and trade events on behalf of the company as required.

Working hours - Tuesday to Friday (9am to 5pm ) and 9am to 3pm on a Saturday, with an hour for lunch.

For your services my client is offering a fantastic basic salary with brilliant future earning potential and benefits, along with a vibrant and exciting working environment.

If this sounds like your perfect career opportunity don't hesitate in applying today!