On behalf of our client, an award winning packaging and manufacturing company in Leicester, we are recruiting an Internal Salesperson to generate new business for an exciting, new and innovative service that they offer to both new and innovative service that they offer to both new and existing clients. This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to join a forward thinking organisation where they will benefit from access to the latest technologies in the industry.
The successful candidate will be expected to:
Gain new business over the phone for predominantly digital but also litho printed cartons
Cold calling Small and Medium size businesses across the UK to sell this additional product and service
Upselling to existing litho customers to promote awareness of the digital services we can offer which can complement and enhance their current business
Making appointments for the External Sales team to visit and follow up on 'Hot Potentials’
Handling enquiries received and passing across to the relevant 'Customer Service’ or 'Commercial’ departments
Following up on quotations submitted to win the orders or gain crucial feedback
Reporting to the Head of Sales
This role requires excellent organisational and planning skills, balancing priorities and consistently delivering activities inside deadlines. Communication skills and attention to detail are essential to fulfil the needs of the business and customer requirements. The correct person will form an integral link between the customer and external sales team, to promote and grow the current digital and litho turnover .
We are keen to hear from candidates with the following:
- Strong sales experience
- Excellent communications skills and attention to detail
- Highly self motivated
- Strong telephone manner
- Excellent rapport and relationship building skills
- Able to take direction and advice
- Ambitious with determination and a drive to succeed working to targets
- Proficient in Microsoft Applications
Some knowledge of printed folding cartons would be advantageous but not essential.
19k-21k per annum basic with uncapped commission and benefits.
- Communication Skills
- Organisational Skills