Our client, a leading wholesaler who is highly respected in the industry and has been established for 5 years, is looking to recruit an experienced Senior Sales Executive (who is looking for the next step in their sales career) to join their fast-paced organisation.

You must be passionate about the job (with an ambition to grow) and with a desire to be part of the success and continued growth of the company over the years to come. This is a fast-paced role where you cannot be afraid to be put in at the deep end. You must be a confident communicator with the ability to work off your own initiative.

Key Duties:

• Prospecting/generating leads using their database or research/network
• Consistently building/identifying new business opportunities
• Researching/analysing sales opportunities
• Cold calling as a way to build leads
• Maximising commercial opportunities, building a pipeline for new business, upselling and cross-selling new products
• Identifying special offers, pricing them correctly per client and presenting the client with the offer
• Organising meetings with clients, working with each client individually and strategically
• Building rapport and maintaining successful and ongoing sales relationships with clients
• Providing efficient support and guidance to clients in a timely manner, recommending solutions to any problems
• Forecasting, meeting and exceeding (where possible) monthly sales targets and KPIs
• Successfully negotiating contracts and pricing with clients
• Providing daily/weekly/monthly sales reports to the Commercial Director by collecting/analysing/summarising information
• Developing a deep understanding of market trends, such as product inflation etc.
• Analysing competitors and comparing pricing
• Analysing sales information to understand trends
• Other ad-hoc duties (as and when required) to meet the needs of the business
• International travel on an ad-hoc basis to attend trade exhibitions/ conferences/client meetings

Special requirements include:

• Previous B2B/Senior Sales Executive experience (with a good understanding of the sales cycle)
• High levels of drive, results orientated and with a motivation to succeed
• Confident communicator at all levels
• Exceptional negotiation skills
• Highly organised with the ability to prioritise
• A problem solver with the ability to reach solutions
• A positive, confident and determined approach
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
• Good Microsoft Office skills
• A desire/aptitude to learn and understand the product

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