Posted 5 April by Pertemps

We are currently recruiting for a full time Sales Account Executive to work for one of our clients based in Luton, this is a permanent position and you will be reporting to the Sales Manager.

Hours of Work:

Full Time - 37.5 Hours a week


£25,000 - £30,000 depending on experience


Work Experience and Competence based, ideally GCSE equivalent in Maths and English.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • To develop new business from new prospects, lapsed and current customers
  • To develop a contact plan with management to enable effective recruitment of new customers
  • To maintain and utilise the company database to allow full reporting of visits and customer/prospect information ( where applicable)
  • Daily communication/visits and progressive customer relationship management of small, medium and large sized accounts along with Inbound customer telephone, fax and e-mail order taking
  • Price Negotiation with customers in line with company pricing policy.
  • Sales administration and order processing via customer/product management software.
  • Purchasing negotiation and order processing via customer relationship management system when applicable
  • Internal liaison with office management and stock support function to enable business development
  • Attend meetings when required to aid performance of duties and support business/organisational development
  • To work within and follow quality management procedures in line with IS2001
  • Attend meetings and contribute to company strategy and policy-making as required.


Work Experience and Competence based, ideally GCSE equivalent in Maths and English.

Key Competencies and Characteristics required:

  • Have a strong understanding of the non-ferrous metals industry
  • Self-Driven results orientated with a focus on margin growth and profitability.
  • Track record of new business development and account development over a period of years.
  • General business acumen, with an ability to understand basic business finances such as a p&l.
  • Excellent face to face and telephone communicator able to demonstrate success and experience managing large and small accounts.
  • Basic IT skills around Microsoft office software such as word, excel, and e-mail.


  • Pension
  • 20 days holiday a year
  • Car parking

If you feel this role is for you then please apply immediately to arrange a interview.

Required skills

  • Metals
  • Negotiation
  • Relationship Management
  • Sales
  • Visits

Application questions

Are you available for interview?
Do you have sales experience?
Do you have any understanding of the non-ferrous metals industry?

Reference: 34830953

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