Internal Sales Advisor

Posted 19 March by iRecruit Partners Ltd

iRecruit Partners are currently working with a company based in Reading who are looking for an Internal Sales Advisor. You will process sales orders, manage existing accounts, support allocated field sales executive and telephone sales into new and existing accounts.


  • Make proactive calls and take inbound calls
  • Ensuring all clients are ordering as expected
  • Ensuring each client consistently orders all the products expected
  • Upselling of Promotions
  • Use understanding of client menus and business to cross-sell & upsell products from company portfolio
  • Maintaining and updating database
  • Handling queries & complaints
  • Provide support to field sales executive
  • Setting up new prospects and initiating contact with them


  • GCSE Maths and English grade C minimum or NVQ level 2 or equivalent
  • Sales administration, telephone sales and account management experience
  • Analytical skills to interpret sales numbers
  • Good IT skills including a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Good sales and negotiation skills
  • Keen interest in and knowledge of foods
  • Good planning and time management skills
  • Ability to demonstrate a good level of resilience
  • The ability to work calmly under pressure


  • A Level in Marketing or Business studies
  • GCSE or equivalent in a food related subject
  • Experience or training in the food industry
  • Advanced Excel skills


  • Full-time role: 37.5 hours per week Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm with 30 mins for lunch
  • 21 days annual leave, increasing to 25 with each year of service
  • 8 Bank Holidays
  • Pension

Required skills

  • Analytical
  • Business Development
  • Food
  • Sales
  • Telephone Sales

Application questions

Are you an experienced administrator?
Do you have experience in (or a desire to get into) sales?
Do you have a keen interest in or knowledge of food?

Reference: 33698767

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