Sales Executive

Location Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland
Job Type Permanent
Salary £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Car, Bonus
Published 5 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Ross McConville
Job Ref RM527_1507034644

Job Description

Sales Executive

Grafton Sales and Marketing are recruiting on behalf of a market leading global supplier of commercial vehicles for a Sales Executive. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and driven Sales Executive to join an established company, developing a leading brand. The Sales Executive will be promoting, managing and developing relationships with a portfolio of companies with the objective of opening new accounts, increasing sales and further strengthening our client's business.


* To achieve an agreed level of business via units sold to provide the organisation with profit.
* To provide proof & explanation of an agreed amount of qualified customers visits and quotations per month / per year. Targeting both existing and conquest customers throughout.
* To achieve an agreed sales unit target of new & used vehicles and an agreed set of KPI's relating to those sales within a 12 month period as listed in your annual business plan.
* Agreement to work closely with aftersales partners & branch staff to share regular information & business discussions / solutions via branch meetings.
* To provide information, maintain records & carry out all duties in an accurate, efficient & timely manner.
* To enhance the image and reputation of the company whilst supporting its commercial interests & to comply with good health and safety practice, all statutory requirements, company policies & standard procedures.
* To undertake such other tasks as may reasonably be required.

Person Specification:

* A background ideally in the commercial vehicle industry (sales would be preferred but not essential)
* Have a thorough knowledge of the commercial vehicle customers in the area and be able to provide information to substantiate existing business relationships
* Previous experience in selling or renting capital equipment
* Ability to work within a sales team, conducting yourself in a proper & respectful manner
* Excellent business planning is required to maximise customer facing opportunities
* To recognise that achievement of pre-set targets and KPI's is a minimum requirement
* To understand funding methods for products
* Be a professional presenter, deal creator & solution solver
* Understand how to best present specific transport solutions and sales campaigns
* Understand the benefits & importance of the Boost Programme & CXi results
* Excellent interpersonal skills required to maintain strong working relationships with both customers & local aftersales partners
* Have the ability to find new customers and increase the customer database
* Understand & help deliver customer's needs, expectations and fulfil those requirements
* Proficient in Microsoft Office
* GCSE in Maths & English
* Have a clean driving licence ideally with a LGV (if not the successful candidate will be LGV trained and qualified with a learning contract after their probation period is completed)

Desirable Criteria:

* In-depth knowledge of the truck industry
* Understanding truck specifications
* Knowledge of SAP

The Rewards

The successful Sales Executive will enjoy a competitive salary circa £25,000 to £30,000 per annum depending on experience plus commission, company car scheme, pension, health care package.


The Sales Executive role will be covering Northern Ireland.

If you would like to discuss this Sales Executive job in more detail please contact Ross McConville now on 02890 242824.

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