About the Role
You would use your people skills to sell your company’s products or services to businesses, shops or individuals.
Products you could sell include medicines, consumer goods or engineering parts.
Make appointments with new and current customers
Assess your customers’ needs
Make presentations on new products and special deals
Look after sales, prices, contracts and payments
Advise customers about delivery times and after-sales service
Keep in contact with customers in person and by telephone
Report your orders to the sales office
Keep up to date with what your competitors are doing
Go to conferences and seminars and follow industry trends
Meet sales targets
Write reports on sales trends
This job can come with a lot of pressure, as you may have to meet difficult targets. In some jobs you will be paid on commission, which means that for every item you sell you will make more money.
Minimum qualifications and skills
Any qualification or equivalent practical experience
Clear, fluent English speaker
Networking and negotiating
Cooperating and respecting
Working with numbers
Attention to detail
Eligibility to work in the UK
Qualifications and experience in customer services and sales