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Sales Account Executive

Location: BAMBER BRIDGE, LANCASHIRE Salary: 15000.00 - 22000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 12 months ago Reference: 3064708
Reed Business Support is proud to be recruiting for a Sales Account Executive for a well-established and incredibly successful distribution company based in Bamber Bridge, Preston.

Established for over 50 years, this business is one the largest family owned companies in the North West and is one of the top distributors in their field. Based on Walton Summit since the 80s with 5 branches in the North West this company provides fist class customer service to their commercial, domestic and agricultural customers including three of the major UK oil refiners.

Duties Will Include…
• Providing quotations to customers
• Price negotiation with existing and new customers when placing orders
• Building relationships with new and existing customers
• Processing orders via phone calls, emails and faxes
• Account management duties including dealing with any queries, customer service issues, delivery or logistical issues
• Ensure deliveries are made on time and as promised and follow up with courtesy calls
• Upselling to existing clients and selling to new and existing clients
• Approaching new customers to introduce the company’s products and services and winning new business
• Making repeat sales to existing customers by maintaining customer rapport

The successful candidate will be able to offer excellent customer service and deliver the companies friendly, helpful and personal approach, providing the best possible service and value to customers.

We are looking for someone who is…
• Outgoing and likeable, able to build relationships with clients
• Able to work within a team and independently
• A good listener and a quick learner
• Reliable and trustworthy
• Able to negotiate and win new business
• IT literate with Microsoft Office, Outlook and Excel

Offering £15,000 - £22,000 per annum we are open to candidates with either experience in a similar post, or the drive and ambition to succeed in a new career path of sales and customer care. Offering longevity, this company offer opportunities in training and development, monthly bonuses and salary reviews.

This is a full time, permanent position working 40 hours a week. Working hours are on a weekly rota basis of 8am – 5pm then 9am – 6pm and you will be required to work one in three / four Saturdays from 8am – 12pm for which you will be paid overtime. Flexibility is asked for. There is free on site parking, 20 days holiday plus bank holidays.

Should you be interested in applying for this position please click on the link below and attach your most recent CV. For any additional information please contact Laura Brookes on 01772 200 843 or at

Know anyone who may be interested? Reed offer £50 worth of shopping vouchers for successful referrals.

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