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0141 647 6688
Sales Executive - New & Existing Accounts
£35k pa basic £45k pa OTE £400m ca
Location: Northern Home Counties Sector: Print
Reference: J1932 Sub-Sector: Commercial Print
Contact: George Thompson Telephone: 0141 647 6688
Our client, a dynamic, technology led print and Innovations Company seeks a proven sales person able to engage at all levels to develop and sustain a customer base within the Milton Keynes area. The successful candidate will support existing house accounts while tasked to build new business delivering a comprehensive portfolio of capabilities.
Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
• generate and qualify leads
• source and develop client referrals
• prepare sales action plans and strategies
• schedule sales activity
• develop and maintain a customer database use corporate CRM tool
• develop and maintain sales and promotional materials (alongside Marketing)
• make sales calls to new and existing clients
• develop and make presentations of company products and services to current and potential clients
• develop sales proposals
• maintain sales activity records and prepare sales reports
• respond to sales enquiries and concerns by phone, email or in person
• ensure customer service satisfaction and good client relationships
follow up on sales activity
• monitor and report on sales activities and follow up for management (MIR)
• participate in sales events
• monitor competitors, market conditions and product development
Education and Experience
• knowledge of relevant computer applications (MSWord)
• knowledge of principles and practices of sales
• knowledge of customer service principles
• knowledge of basic business principles
• experience in direct sales – (preferably within print &/or associated market place)
• experience in making presentations
• proven ability to achieve sales targets
Key Competencies
• planning and strategizing
• persuasiveness
• adaptability
• verbal and written communication
• negotiation skills
• resilience and tenacity
• stress tolerance
• goal driven


This position has now been filled, but has been left on our website as we have other similar vacancies to this on an ongoing basis that might interest you. More importantly, we have vacancies that are not advertised due to their confidential nature therefore it would certainly be in your interest to email your CV, as a word document, depending on which sector you are in, to :-

Head of Packaging recruitment – Greg Nelson – greg@harrison-scott.co.uk

Head of Print recruitment–Neil Pearson – neil@harrison-scott.co.uk

Head Paper recruitment – Gary Young – gary@harrison-scott.co.uk

Board level, account management and all levels of sales vacancies –

George Thompson – george@harrison-scott.co.uk

Our divisional heads will then email your CV internally to the consultant who specialises in your exact sector, for example a category of packaging is cartons, a category of print is print management, in fact we have over 30 specialist categories. Our specialist consultant will contact you if we have a live vacancy that matches, or contact you in the near future as soon a good match to skill set and experience becomes available.