Our client a leading UK supplier of packaging machinery and flexible packaging films is looking for a Trainee Sales Executive. The role will be based out of their Lancashire site and eventually expand to cover the whole of the UK managing and developing a small portfolio of existing customer accounts, but more importantly focussed upon generation of new business from an extensive database of dormant accounts. From the beginning there will be plenty of training including product knowledge and practical experience using their extensive range of machinery. As the role develops, overnight stays may be required to fulfil duties.
Main duties and responsibilities
Ideally the successful candidate will have enjoyed some exposure to sales/account management or customer service and be keen to now transfer this into a field sales environment. Will be inquisitive by nature, intelligent, articulate, well presented and able to pro-actively plan ahead. With experience the candidate must be able to negotiate at all levels within a business. Some basic knowledge of Microsoft Office is required.
Valid UK driving licence is essential.
Cloud 9 are acting as a Recruitment Agency for this vacancy.