Sales Executive
London, London, United Kingdom

Job Summary

Occupation Sales
Specialty Business Development Executive
Salary £20,000 – £40,000 yearly
Location Sheffield, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 11/16/23

Adept are working with a leading provider for the aerospace, Military & Defence, Oil and Gas, Power Generation, and Industrial industries. They take pride in our commitment to excellence, innovation, and customer service.

Qualifications and skills required:

· Selling & negotiation skills: Including cold calling and canvassing to identify and capitalize on sales opportunities.

· Product knowledge of steels and their capabilities: Understand the unique features and benefits of our steel products.

· Knowledge of the industry and its markets: Stay informed about industry trends and market dynamics.

· Communication skills: Effectively convey information and build rapport with customers.

· Customer service awareness: Ensure an exceptional level of service to our valued clients.

· Lateral thinker: Approach challenges with creative and innovative solutions.

· Assertive: Exhibit confidence and determination in achieving sales targets.

· Pro-active approach: Take initiative to identify and pursue potential sales opportunities.

· Possess organizational and planning skills: Manage and prioritize tasks efficiently.

· Computer skills: Proficiency in using relevant software and tools.

· Ability to work under own initiative and as part of a team: Collaborate with team members to achieve collective goals.


· Generate business through the conversion of enquiries into orders.

· Develop key accounts and nurture customer partnerships.

· Maximize profit and identify added value opportunities.

· Achieve and exceed sales targets.

· Meet department objectives.

· Maintain a high level of customer service.


· Generate enquiries and provide estimates, including hire work estimates if applicable.

· Produce quotations and follow up with customers to close orders.

· Develop a customer base through customer visits, telephone contact, and trade shows.

· Conduct canvassing and cold calling to identify new opportunities.

· Conduct market research to stay updated on industry trends.

· Maintain accurate customer records.

· Enter customer orders into the MRP system and generate order acknowledgments.

· Undertake sales order review procedures.

· Create materials conversion paperwork.

· Liaise with production control and order progressing departments.

· Source and purchase raw materials as required.

· Contribute to the development of the MRP system.

· Perform other reasonable duties and instructions issued by the line manager.

You may be required to stay away from home overnight to make customer visits or attend trade shows, which may be domestic or international shows or visits.