SME Sales Executive

One of the UK’s leading providers of workplace furniture solutions requires a SME Sales Executive to become an instrumental part of their team, delivering products and services to clients across the country.

About our Client 

  • The client has been active in the furniture supply and fit out industry for over 30 years with an established, national client base.
  • They deal with some of the biggest client brands in the UK
  • You will be joining a leading one-stop dealership for office workspace, with the largest independent showroom across the UK.
  • Ideal position for someone that has dipped their toes into a sales role and is now looking to learn new skills and develop a sales career within the commercial furniture & interiors industry.

About the Role 

  • First point of contact for incoming small order enquiries
  • Part of the team responsible for showroom tours
  • Responsible for small order enquiries from initial enquiry, through to procurement and delivery, as appropriate
  • Responsible for creating quotations, raising PO’s, ordering products, and checking acknowledgements 
  • Responsible for following up all outstanding quotations to secure deals
  • Looking after snagging reports, logging manufacturer faults
  • Manage the cloud-based CRM system ensuring all records are up to date
  • Deliver reports as requested by the Sales Director or SME Team Leader
  • Communication with clients throughout the order process
  • Build and maintain good working relationships with supply chain partners
  • Build and maintain good working relationships with the clients
  • Maintaining a high level of product knowledge on supply chain partner offering, this will be achieved through company organised training sessions as well as self-driven learning

  About the Candidate 

  • 1 year + sales experience
  • 1 year + administration experience
  • Experience working in the commercial furniture industry 
  • Experience in Sage software 
  • Experience using Client Relationship Management (CRM) systems
  • Well presented, articulate and passionate 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • A strong focus on customer service 
  • Experience with MS Office
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills 
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work unsupervised and as part of a team 
  • Thorough reporting skills 
  • Ability to interact with clients and suppliers in a professional manner 
  • A positive can-do attitude

Points of Appeal  

  • 23 days annual leave plus bank holidays, rising by an additional day every two years to a maximum of 26 days
  • Additional training and support- opportunity to advance your skills and qualifications.
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Team events, awards, and incentives
  • Uncapped commission