Showroom Sales Executive - Knaresborough

Ref: 244 Date Posted: Wednesday 24 Feb 2021
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Showroom Sales Executive

Our client is a leading specialist in wall and floor surfaces and has an impressive headquarters based on the outskirts of Harrogate. They are looking to recruit a Showroom Sales Executive to develop strong relationships with their customers and win high profile projects to achieve the budgets of the showroom. 

The role is full-time working Monday – Saturday 9.00 – 17.00 with a day off during the week.

Salary is £25,000 - £30,000 basic with an OTE of circa £40,000 uncapped.  The company also offers excellent benefits, a fantastic working environment and an opportunity for career growth.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing business relationships with key target groups to be seen as the specialist for the luxury and premium interiors market.
  • Bringing a proactive approach to the sales process by reactivating past clients and searching out new project opportunities.
  • Build and use knowledge and expertise to ensure products are offered with competitive pricing and sales opportunities are maximized.
  • To ensure company target margins are achieved.
  • To proactively introduce the brand through the use of company presentation material and in a strategic and structured way in liaison with clients.
  • To use all tools to develop new business opportunities whether that be via the website, phone enquiries, walk in or cold approaches.
  • To liaise with the Procurement department on all product requirements and ensure that all purchases are made through the Purchasing Department
  • To fully utilize the CRM system to track enquiries, raise quotations, manage all client communications and as a storage file for all relevant project related correspondence.
  • To keep up to date with all project opportunities within the geographical region.
  • To sell to the brand standard ensuring the brand is appropriately represented and act as a brand ambassador.
  • Raise the standard of customer service to exceed customers expectations.

Key competencies and values:

  • Exceptional understanding of a luxury brand
  • Exceptional presentation and selling skills are essential
  • Clear communication skills
  • Ability to work closely with colleagues across locations as a strong team member
  • Demonstrate good numeracy skills
  • Previous experience in working with architectural drawings & technical drawings.
  • Ability to quantify from technical drawings
  • CAD experience
  • Adobe Photoshop experience

The role is available for an immediate start so please send you CV ASAP to Louise at Unity Resourcing.