Trainee Internal Sales Executive

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We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated trainee sales executive to sell our lighting products to different sectors to ensure continued business growth and success.

You will be expected to carry out direct sales activities, so as to maintain, develop and maximise the sales of ASD Lighting products using our existing customer database. Identify potential customers and promote ASD Lighting products in order to further maximise sales by obtaining new customers and orders.

Role requirements:

  • Follow up on sales leads and liaise with current customers and develop new relationships.
  • Prospecting current non-user accounts.
  • Work in conjunction with the external Sales Managers to promote ASD Lighting products to ensure maximum sales and profitability
  • Build a rapport with customers and listen to their feedback.
  • Be inquisitive to identify customers’ needs and have the ability to offer informed solutions.
  • Show determination to achieve goals and hit targets.
  • Interpret sales reports and identify market and product opportunities.
  • Participate in team sales meetings and share product / market knowledge beneficial to the rest of the team.
  • Monitor and report on activities and provide relevant management information
  • Dealing with inbound enquiries, stock checking, quoting, order deliveries, various admin duties to include order inputting on internal database system
  • Processing of orders and quotes in a timely and accurate manner
  • Maintain and develop product knowledge in order to maximise sales

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Experience within outbound calling in a sales or customer service environment.
  • A genuine desire to develop a career in Sales.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good administrative, organisational and time management skills.
  • A high level of self motivation.
  • A friendly, positive and welcoming attitude to learning new skills

You will be self-driven, results oriented with a positive outlook and a clear focus on high quality and business profit. You will be a natural forward planner who critically assesses your own performance. You will be mature, credible and comfortable in dealing with people at different levels and will maintain a high level of professionalism at all times.