Area Sales Executive Avonmouth, Bristol

Job title: Area Sales Executive

Company: RSD Recruitment

Job description: Our Client based in the Avonmouth area are currently recruiting for an experience Area Sales Executive ideally from a capital sales background.

Main Responsibilities:

  • The job holder reports to the Sales Manager and works closely with other Area Sales Executives, in the designated region, with the objective of maintaining a high level of fork lift truck utilisation in the area
  • Regular contact with the Sales Manager and Area Sales Executives to ensure that sales efforts are directed in accordance with Company sales plans
  • Act on his/her own initiative in researching information on potential customers.
  • This is achieved through sightings, trade publications, historical data, past contracts, industry knowledge, newspapers, business/telephone directories, monitoring existing customers usage and own contacts

Other responsibilities include:

  • To make appointments to visit key potential renters, keeping accurate sales records of follow up visits and current business situation
  • Credit check and cold call on companies who run their own equipment but who have never rented
  • Follow up enquiries for new rental business
  • To constantly be aware of opportunities to sell second-hand equipment and negotiate prices accordingly
  • Visit service agents and encourage more rentals from them. Liaise on possible joint enquiries
  • Keep in close contact with branch activities regarding new business or customer complaints, providing assistance where necessary

Experience required for this post:

  • Effective communications skills
  • The ideal candidate will be familiar with the Materials Handling industry (i.e. fork lift trucks)
  • This position is subject to the candidate holding a full, valid UK driving licence
  • Knowledge of leasing and hire terms would be advantageous
  • A high level of personal presentation & professionalism
  • Experience of using CRM systems would be advantageous
  • Proven sales background and an experienced negotiator with good face to face selling with an ability to ‘close the sale’

In return you will receive:

  • A competitive salary
  • uncapped OTE
  • Company Car
  • Fuel Card
  • Money towards private mileage
  • 23 Days holiday plus 8 Bank Holidays and your birthday off every year, plus 1 extra day every 2 years and the opportunity to buy holiday back.

Working Monday – Friday, 8am until 6pm.

If this sounds like the position for you, please apply now!

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Expected salary: £50000 – 55000 per year

Location: Avonmouth, Bristol

Job date: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 22:57:03 GMT

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