Technical Sales Executive/Technical Business Development

Posted on Jun 11, 2019 by CV-Library

Suffolk, United Kingdom
Admin & Secretarial
Immediate Start
£38k - £42k Annual
Technical Sales Executive - Bury St Edmunds


SALARY: £38,000 starting salary, to increase to £42,000 after successful completion of probationary period

Monday - Friday, SOCIABLE WORKING HOURS (with some flexibility required)

Our fantastic local client is currently seeking an enthusiastic and focused Technical Sales Engineer to join their successful team located in their modern purpose-built office just outside of Bury St. Edmunds. Whilst this role is based primarily in their office, there would be the possibility of remote working and some overseas travel may be required.

The purpose of this role is to combine your technical knowledge, personality, product knowledge and sales skills to provide customers, both in the UK and overseas, with an excellent consultative service by identifying their needs and engineering adaptations of products, equipment, and services.


Generating sales leads and establishing new business opportunities

Liaising with existing clients and building strong relationships with customers

To increase sales and ‘conversions’ to increase our overall turnover

Responding to in-bound sales enquiries

Interpreting customer project requirements

Preparing tenders, proposals and quotations

Aid with product selection for Sales Administrators to prepare quotations

Providing pre-sales and post-sales support

Collaborate with other departments to deal with customer requirements

Ensuring that sales targets are met

Product demonstration & presentations to customers

Organising sales visits attending trade exhibitions, conferences and technical meetings

To support the successful candidate, a comprehensive in-house training programme will be undertaken to provide all the tools and knowledge required to succeed in this particular role.


A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil / Geotechnical / Construction or related background

Experience selling technical products

Strong verbal & written communication skills

Ability to develop good relationships with customers

Commercial awareness

Ability to learn quickly and work independently with minimum supervision

As well as a generous starting salary and progression opportunities, this employment package also includes a generous contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave, company phone and laptop, as well as providing a company pool car.

If you are ambitious, assertive and customer-focused, and meet the specifications above, please apply for this exciting opportunity with an up-to-date CV today!

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Reference: 210196731

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