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Sales Executive

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1 Sep 2022
Sales Executive, Letchworth Salary: £22,888 basic (OTE £30,000+ uncapped commission ) Reporting directly to the Sales Manager Overall Purpose: To manage a portfolio of predominantly overseas Video Game and Consumer Electronics customers (Retailers/Wholesalers/Traders), building relationships to help facilitate trading opportunities, with the aim of maximising profit. Carrying out business development activity to identify and secure new customers and suppliers, helping to increase the profitability of your portfolio. Responsibilities: To be the Relationship Manager of a portfolio of overseas customers, ensuring that excellent standards of customer service are always maintained. Trading products all over the world, including buying, completing back to back deals with customers, organising freight, and producing shipping documents (a full circle process). Dealing with product / new business enquiries, and processing sales orders received via telephone, skype or by email. e.g. providing quotes, stock availability and pricing information, upselling/cross-selling products, and converting new business leads into sales. Using a worldwide base of suppliers to source and create offers, helping to generate sales. To ensure systems are maintained regarding deliveries, collections, invoicing. To liaise with the Warehouse Operations Manager and/or Assistant Warehouse Manager with regard to any stock/return issues. To undertake any other duties commensurate with the grade and responsibility of the post as instructed by your Line Manager or Company Director(s). Person Specification: Previous experience of sales and/or buying in a B2B or B2C environment Experience of dealing with customers and taking ownership of issue/enquiry Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Ability to work without direct supervision Ability to work under pressure and to prioritise workloads Excellent organisational and time management skills Excellent Customer Service skills Ability and confidence to make independent decisions Excellent attention to detail and ability to use own initiative Basic computer literacy (including basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Outlook) Good numeracy skills Comfortable speaking on the phone to clients Good interpersonal skills to relate to staff at all levels Ability to work in a team Experience of trading worldwide (not essential) Sector product knowledge (if you play video games it helps a little but is not essential) Benefits: Casual dress Bonus scheme On-site parking Company events & social hours Hours: 09:00 to 17:30 Mon-Fri Holiday: 20 days per annum plus bank holidays; an extra days leave for each year of service up to a maximum of 25 days per annum. It is with regret that we are unable to respond personally to each individual application due to the high volume of CVs we receive on a daily basis. However, if you have not heard from us within 7 days, please take it that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. This vacancy is being advertised by Fresh Recruit Ltd who are acting as an employment agency business
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  • Job Reference: 701346670-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Fresh Recruit Ltd
    Fresh Recruit Ltd
  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £22,888
  • Bonus/Benefits: Plus Commission
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent