Internal Sales Executive

Location
Merseyside/ Lancashire area
Salary
£18k-£27k
Posted
13 Jul 2017
Closes
13 Aug 2017
Ref
JM2010
Function
Sales
Discipline
Packaging
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Position: Internal Sales Executive

Location: Merseyside/ Lancashire

Salary: £18,000 to £27,000 depending on experience, plus bonus.

The Company: A Flexible Packaging Extruder and Convertor of high quality performance films.

The Role:

  • A newly created role with dual responsibilities looking at developing new business generation (70%) & customer service support (30%).  You will be required to seek new business opportunities via an array of activities including targeting specific market areas and will also assist the customer services team, as and when required, in servicing the needs of existing customers.
  • The business has built its success on supplying Distributors, Merchants, and Trade Printers & Converters and are now looking to further develop their business through focusing on the End User Industrial and Food market sectors, which is already proving very successful.
  • This is a superb opportunity to work for an ambitious, growing business, where you will receive all of the necessary support and training for you to make a real success of the opportunity with a real potential to develop your career.

New Business Generation:

  • You will be pro-active and source new and warm leads, through a range of different market sectors, with an end goal of securing your own enquiries to quote on.
  • Generate appointments for the external sales team, working closely with The Sales Director
  • Contact lapsed accounts with the sole purpose of reigniting business relationships. 
  • Follow up on previous enquiries that continue to lay dormant.

Customer Services:

  • Assist the customer services department in dealing with all customer enquiries and wherever necessary, handling and resolving customer complaints in a timely manner.
  • Provide product pricing and delivery information to customers and colleagues upon request.
  • Processing of quotations and all orders types, ensuring any stock shortages are communicated and delivery times are adhered to.
  • Organise workload to meet company and customer timeframe.
  • Be proactive offering product alternatives and additional products to customers.
  • Communicate and coordinate with internal departments to ensure customer timescales are adhered to.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience within the Polythene Packaging Industry would be highly advantageous, either through working for a Packaging Distributor or Film Extruder, but experience within other manufacturing / distribution industries may be considered.
  • Familiar with meeting and exceeding monthly sales targets.
  • Proactive, used to prospecting and developing new business opportunities.
  • Used to working on their own initiative, hungry to develop business with a positive attitude
  • Possess strong customer skills with the ability to build relationships with customers and internal departments ensuring open lines of communication at all times. 

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