Sales Account Executive

  • Location

    Heathfield, East Sussex

  • Sector:

    Human Resources

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  • Salary:

    £19000 - £22000 per annum + foc parking & benefits

  • Contact:

    Shirley Willis

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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We are a family run traditional business that makes hand made toiletries and what we do is pretty special! Our business has been going for almost 20 years and we pride ourselves on the quality and finish of all our hand made products.

We are looking for someone to come and join our growing team as Sales Account Executive. Via thorough research you will develop a data base of businesses to call to introduce our product offering, then using your natural relationship building skills, you will undertake quality qualifying telephone calls, establishing who the decision maker is and engaging with this individual, to agree to samples being sent out. From here your take the potential new customer on a journey. Gaining feedback on the product, overcoming any objections, and securing an initial open order. The skies the limits in introducing new ranges, working repeat business and up-selling wherever possible. As you establish a regular call pattern with each customer you ensure the relationship stays strong, handling any product queries or issues along the way therefore building on our reputation for being a quality conscious and trusted supplier.

You will work within our sales team of 4, and although we know winning new business is the key to success it's the retention of this business and subsequent growth, which will enable sustainable profitable growth; which is our ultimate goal.

We offer a competitive basic salary of between £19-22k per annum on a basic and the OTE is expected to be £30k in year one; however, as mentioned above this is an uncapped bonus, the more you sell the more the team and you will earn on the whole.

Please note that due to the location of our business it is necessary for you to be a driver and have access to regular transportation. We also need someone who is flexible and wouldn't mind travelling to the occasional trade fair, either in the UK or overseas.

We look forward to receiving your application via our recruitment partner Shirley Willis of Meridian Business Support. Please contact Shirley on 01795 859 260 or email her on

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.