Technical Sales Executive/Technical Business Development
Posted on Jun 11, 2019 by CV-Library
FULL TIME - PERMANENT
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
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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