Sales and Administration Support Executive

Widnes, Permanent, 17-19K
Reference: AJ0731

The Client

Leading Food Waste and Recycling company operating across the UK.

Purpose and Responsibilities

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Sales & Administration Support Executive to join our clients leading food waste company situated in the South Liverpool area. Due to growth and increasing demand our clients company has gone from strength to strength and now looking for a Sales and Administration Support Professional to come on board and support the Sales and Transport division with administrational duties.

As a Sales & Administration Support Executive your duties and responsibilities will vary based on the Company’s requirements day to day. With a wide range of responsibilities and day to day tasks this position helps to build employees skills and offers them a wide range of career progression. This position will include the following tasks:

  • Identifying prospects and winning new business to increase input volumes of food waste ensuring targeted margins are achieved.
  • Visiting potential new customers in the local area, delivering point of use material.
  • Managing and growing existing accounts ensuring quality of service, customer satisfaction and responsiveness to changing demands.
  • Maintaining contact with existing customers, monitoring trading levels and maximising opportunities for additional business.
  • Preparing quotes in line with the agreed pricing strategy and re-negotiating terms where appropriate.
  • Co-ordinating transport to ensure the service is carried out to the correct frequency.
  • Gathering and maintaining up-to-date market intelligence within the local area, monitoring competitor activity (services and prices), and communicating as necessary.

Person Specification

You’ll also have:

  • Good formal education.
  • Ideally experienced in new business sales within a B2B environment.
  • Independent, accustomed to working autonomously.
  • Able to engage with suppliers and build strong, commercial relationships across a range of organisations/contact levels.
  • Commercially astute, business aware and financially literate.
    Strong analytical, commercial negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication and IT skills – must be proficient with MS Office, particularly Excel and Word.

Required experience:

  • Sales & Administration Support: 2 Years - Essential
  • Waste Management: 1 year - Advantageous

Required licence or certification:

  • A full, clean UK Driving Licence

PLEASE NOTE

Candidates without the mentioned experience will not be considered for this position. Please read the specification carefully to avoid disappointment.

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