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Sales Executive - North-West England

United Kingdom
Remote Working
Remote Working
Job Type
8 Sep 2022

Sales Executive - North-West EnglandOur client is the market leader in the provision of drug and alcohol testing services, working to ensure safety and wellbeing in the workplace. Due to the increased recognition of the importance of drug and alcohol testing in the workplace and their continued success, they are seeking to expand their UK sales team with the addition of highly motivated and target driven individuals.The successful applicant will be responsible for the sales and promotion of our client's services throughout a wide range of industries, developing business with current customers as well as winning new business.This position is home based; however, travel will be required within the region and potentially further afield.The Role:- The preparation and use of sales presentations, designed to achieve maximum results from available sales opportunities. This will include customer greeting, qualifying, handling objections, product presentation and demonstrations, closing and follow-ups in line with the sales process.- To develop and maintain an extensive knowledge of our client's products within their designated product group, together with prices and key features of major competitors in their market.- To utilise the Customer Relationship Management system daily.- To plan calls when visiting customers and to capture customer and market information.- To handle all customer queries and complaints within 24 hours, in a manner that ensures they are resolved.- To provide reports, as required, on all sales activities including follow-ups, new clients, etc.- To ensure accurate sales forecasts are generated where possible.- To maintain in-depth records of all sales activities, ensuring that all paperwork is completed accurately and on time.- To complete an acceptable number of visits per week.- To attend product and sales training courses / conferences as necessary- To establish and maintain an adequate level of product knowledge and to keep updates, particularly on new products.- To participate in planning sales campaigns and promotions to maximise sales penetration.- The planning, organisation, and attending of scientific meetings, seminars, and exhibitions.- The reporting of field gathered intelligence to the Marketing Department.- To track and record weekly expenditure in line with company policy.- To ensure the company car is maintained in an acceptable condition.- Adherence to the company's Health & Safety Procedures and to maintain a safe working environment.- To comply with company legislation, as set out in the Conditions of Employment.The Candidate:Essential:- Qualified to at least degree level.- Possesses a full driving licence.- Flexibility, as the nature of this position will require you to work such hours as deemed necessary to complete your responsibilities.Desirable:- Sales experience.- Computer skills in the use and application of Microsoft Office packages.- Practical experience in a clinical or veterinary laboratory.- Ability to communicate in English, both written and verbally.About the Organisation:Our client is a global UK based healthcare diagnostic company. They currently employ over 1,400 staff, including 300 research scientists and engineers, and are active in over 145 countries across the globe. With a significant commitment to research and development, investing up to 17% of turnover, they are passionate about improving global health through more effective and accurate diagnostics. With a dedicated research and development team focused on the development of both improved and novel drug tests, our client is ideally placed to reduce risk and help make the workplace safer for all.Our client recognises the importance of highly motivated and successful people in achieving its global objectives. They are seeking to expand and build on an already successful team, to meet both business and individual development objectives.To apply for the role of Sales Executive, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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  • Job Reference: 707317166-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Webrecruit
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent