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Sales Executive (Specification Sales) - London

Job Title: Sales Executive (Specification Sales) - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: 45000 - 57000
REF: SalesLondon
Contact Name: Lorna Dane
Contact Email: lorna@danepartnership.co.uk
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Sales Consultant, London

Sector – Furniture, Design and Manufacture

£40-45k (negotiable dependant upon experience) + bonuses (OTE £50-57k)

Located in London, you will be working for a business where original design and UK based manufacture of high-quality furniture is the result of passion, experience, craftsmanship and an unwavering dedication to being the best in our sector.  You will represent a business of high reputation and long standing, with an enviable and varied customer base.  We are looking for someone who can align themselves with our high quality brand; an experienced sales consultant with excellent commerciality, presentation and planning skills to join a small sales team.  This is British design and manufacture at its absolute best, an outstanding brand with heritage, producing exceptional designs and manufacturing furniture of which we can be proud.

The Role:

Reporting to the Commercial Director, and working closely with the Senior Account Director, as part of the sales team you will be responsible for developing new business and maintaining  relationships with key specifiers and buyers in the industry, working in London and occasionally the Home Counties.  As a specification Sales Consultant, you will have to control, understand and influence clients and key stakeholders whilst working on multiple projects.

You will be responsible for:

  • Building relationships with key clients in the hospitality sector (e.g. hotels, restaurants, sporting venues)

  • Specification sales – working with key specifiers and buyers

  • Working to a list of pre-defined sales activities to achieve specific objectives

  • Relationship management - ensuring all existing customers are visited on a cyclical basis

  • Maintaining an up-to-date CRM system

  • Utilising the London Showroom for Sales & Marketing opportunities

Requirements:

  • Degree education – good academics

  • 3-5 years experience in specification sales

  • Experience in selling in to the leisure/hospitality sector desirable

  • An ambitious and well presented individual with good attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills – clear and accurate spoken and written English

  • Confident people skills, able to build a rapport with new clients, whilst beingattentive to longer term relationships

  • Proven ability to plan, manage and execute multiple projects

Your customer base will be London centric.  You will be field based with access to our showroom and work from home (when not out visiting clients); monthly/quarterly visits to our manufacturing facility on the South Coast.

Package: £40-45k (negotiable dependant upon experience) + bonuses (OTE + 28% of basic), pension, company mobile, laptop and iPad, oyster/travel card.

Application:  In writing please, to our exclusive, retained HR & Recruitment Manager.  No agencies please.