Internal Sales Assistant - Hassocks

Hassocks Branch
Per annum
17 Aug 2017
14 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Experienced Internal Sales Assistant – Hassocks

We have a vacancy for an experienced Internal Sales Assistant at our branch in Hassocks, West Sussex.

What you will be responsible for:

Speaking to existing customers with a view to closing sales, as well as the development of new opportunities through cold-calling and dealing with lapsed accounts to re-introduce the company. You will also be involved in the negotiation, production and chasing of quotations. 

You will be responsible for all things sales related both on the telephone and face to face on the sales conuter, working with the other internal staff to help create a proactive and sales orientated culture.

You will provide support to the external sales representative, raising quotes and orders, providing back up support while they are out on the road. You will be sourcing non-standard products, negotiating prices and responding to a wide range of queries from customers (both trade and retail).

Working a 45 hour basic week, standard working hours are Monday to Friday 7.30am – 5.30pm with 1 hour for lunch and Saturdays 8am – 12.30pm on a rota basis (paid at overtime rate).

Who we are looking for:

The ideal Internal Sales Assistant will have a good rapport with customers, be target driven, have good communication skills, be friendly, outgoing, self-motivated and must be able to work well within a team.

The successful applicant would ideally have experience with building materials but training will be given.

What you will receive:

In return for your hard work, we offer an excellent benefit package including the following: a highly competitive rate of pay, a monthly bonus scheme, annual profit related pay, pension, discounted staff purchasing, WPA healthcare, long service benefits and uniform.

Parker Building Supplies are an accredited investor in people, we offer multiple skills training allowing you to perform in a variety of roles to develop your career in merchanting and customer service.

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