Our client based in Hertfordshire, is looking to appoint a New Business Development Executive to cover Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, and Buckinghamshire
Within the protective packaging market:
" Acquire, sustain and grow new business.
" Sustain and grow current business as directed (if needed).
" Schedule appointments and visits as required effectively.
" Gather market information.
" Follow up all new business enquiries.
" Arrange for equipment to be supplied on trial and demonstrate the clients systems at all levels.
" Follow up during trial periods and close sales opportunities.
" Have a technical knowledge to deal with easy-to-fix problems.
" Assist at all necessary exhibitions and events.
" Maintain records of visits, activities and tasks in SAP CRM.
" Submit weekly reports to Sales Manager.
" Carry out other duties deemed appropriate by the Sales Manager or SMT.
The Skills Required
" Proven track record of new business development results.
" Negotiation ability
" A sales/service background.
" IT literate (MS Office)
" Good communication ability
" Good phone manor
" Good organisational skills
" Experienced in void fill/protective packaging market (2 years min.) desirable.
" Experience of working to target.
" Experienced in both new business development and account management.
" Basic technical understanding.
" Product training experience.
The Ideal Person
" Local to sales area
" Self-motivated (Looking for the next sale/task) good energy
" Proactive, hands on 'A Doer'
" Sound common sense
" Happy to travel (30k+ miles per year)
" Able to take instruction
" Effective team member or individual as needed
" Works to high standards
" Ability to multitask/manage multiple accounts
" Flexible approach to work
" Logical & Methodical
" Mature attitude
" Tenacious and persistent.
" Clean driving license