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Sales Executive

Job Title / Position: Sales Executive

Job Ref no: SalesExecGW

Branch Location: Commercial Northampton

Work Location: Wellingborough

Salary: 20,000 - 25,000 per annum

Shifts / Hours: Permanent

Job Description:

We are recruiting for a Sales Executive for our client based in Wellingborough, Northants.
A family run business, established in 1886, they offer a comprehensive design, manufacture and installation service covering all types of residential & commercial electric gate systems, specialist garage doors and access control solutions.

Title: Sales Executive
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
Hours and location: Full time 40 hours per week, based on office hours. 20 annual leave days per year, plus bank holidays. Based in Wellingborough, with site visits as required. Initial probationary period of 3 months.

Aim: To increase the company market share by the successful negotiation and sales of automatic gates and related products, by pro-active selling and effective follow-up procedures. Generate new accounts and increase company profit.

Relationship with: Surveyor, Admin, Other sales staff, suppliers, Operations, Procurement, Fitters.

Main Responsibilities:
* Successfully negotiate profitable sales of supply only, or supply & installation of automatic gates and related products
* Respond to fresh enquiries, create business and manage ongoing accounts, quote and follow up by email, telephone and other means of communication whilst maintaining correct records
* Liaise with other staff
* Occasionally meet clients on site
* Take part in sales and marketing meetings and discussions, offering positive contributions
* Remain flexible on hours to fulfil the role of achieving and over-achieving target whilst keeping customers happy.
* Accurately assess the cost of goods, installation and other goods required to be able to build in the right amount of profit for each sale.
* Use a computer and possess numeric literacy for emails, tablets, quotations, CRM system, calendar
* Specify the product accurately for procurement

Applicants MUST -
* Possess a full UK driving licence
* Have previous knowledge of gates, entry systems and their automation is required.
* Have good ground work knowledge and the ability to survey is essential.

Required experience:
* Sales: 3 years
* Ground Work: 1 year
* Surveying: 1 year

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation.

Date Advertised: 28 February 2017

Date Closes: 30 June 2017

Contact in branch dealing with this advert: Gemma Williams - please call 01604 970370 or email your CV to


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