Back to Job Search

Sales Executive

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Front-Line Talent, Customer Contact
  • Contact: Jo Sanderson
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 883 2754
  • Expiry Date: 02 October 2023
  • Job Ref: JS/10562B

Sales Executive

Monday - Friday

Fulltime In-Office Role - Flexibility for travel abroad is a must

£30,000 - £40,000 DOE plus Benefits


Are you Sales driven and looking for an opportunity that is varied, where performance is recognised, and internal development is encouraged?

Do you thrive off being part of a customer focused company?

Do you have a strong work ethic and the ability to multi-task, whilst maintaining attention to detail?

Due to business growth, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Sales Executive to join a forward-thinking innovative team who deliver a premium service to their customers.

Sales Role

To provide high-quality support to the company Sales Director, in order to exceed sales targets.

You will influence and work together to identify and maximise sale opportunities to increase the profitability of business.

Sales Responsibilities

  • Internal processes followed to deliver a consistently high level of service.

  • Working with other departments; in particular Sales, Purchasing, Technical and Production Planning to ensure strong communication is maintained, whilst delivering on promises.

  • Building and fostering relationships, taking a lead role in the resolution of any customer queries or other problems as they arise.

  • Liaising with internal departments and external suppliers to ensure all orders are processed correctly and within the agreed time limits.

  • Communicating and liaising with Account Managers as required.

  • Assisting with ad-hoc projects when required and day-to-day tasks, whether routine or urgent, and complete successfully and in a timely manner.

  • Maintaining familiarity with all company updates and keeping confidentiality of information.

  • Actively identifying areas of account development and delivering appropriate solutions to maximise sales within area.

  • Presentation of sales ideas and product training to groups of intermediaries as required, predominantly face-to-face or video call.

  • Maintaining credibility with external relationships through knowledge of their business and marketplace.

  • Developing good understanding and maintaining up-to-date knowledge of competitor activity, products and services and utilising this to build rapport and trust.

  • Maintaining and developing comprehensive industry knowledge, understanding market trends, and applying this to maximise business opportunities.

  • Actively seeking out those who can influence your business and develop a professional and trusting relationship.

  • Develop good and effective working relationships with all members of your team to provide and obtain beneficial mutual support.

  • Develop strong relationships with global Account Managers responsible for managing the relationships of key networks and seek their support to influence your accounts.

  • Fully understand the business plans and strategic objectives of the team globally.

  • Manage key cases and significant new business enquiries, to ensure effective conversion of high-quality business.

  • Diary management.

  • Provide support to the Sales Director when required (holiday cover/sickness).

Experience and Skills Required:

  • At least three years' relevant experience - ideally gained within FMCG.

  • Self-driven with a positive outlook - a degree of autonomy required in decision making.

  • Motivated and proactive with the ability to work well alone and as part of a team.

  • Strong organisation and planning skills with ability to work to deadlines.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Flexibility in hours to cover different time zones globally.

  • Strong time management within a fast- paced environment.

  • Excellent Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint Skills.


Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.

If you would like this job advertisement in an alternative format, please contact MERJE directly.