We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Technical Sales Manager to join a growing organisation who provide testing solutions to the aerospace, automotive and pharmaceutical industries.
As part of their continued growth plan we are looking for a dynamic, ambitious and motivated individual to expand their current sales and market share.
It is anticipated you would spend typically 3 days per week on the road and you will be expected to cover exhibitions and attend supplier training as required.
Duties and responsibilities:
- Working the full sales cycle from identifying prospects and following up qualified leads, through to generating and bringing on new business
- Develop short and long-term strategies and sales plans for new account acquisition and management of established customers
- Arrange and attend sales visits and pitch to potential new clients, delivering demonstrations to highlight product capabilities
- Develop an understanding of the product applications to then design, quote for and deliver appropriate solutions
- Prepare presentations and proposals for clients
- Maintain contact with potential clients and develop relationships through to sale
- Work closely with the marketing department to coordinate promotional activity, and attend exhibitions
- Work with the in-house Telesales team generating sales leads for follow up
Skills and experience required:
- Proven track record in selling high value capital equipment into engineering and technical industries
- Sales experience within metrology would be advantageous but not essential
- Ability to understand customer requirements and identify suitable products
- Excellent negotiation skills
- IT skills sufficient to set up demonstrations and discuss the integration of instruments with customer systems
- Self-starter, ability to set own strategy and business plan
- Exceptional relationship management skills
- Highly organised and strong attention to detail
- Confident, professional and approachable
- Full driving licence essential
Salary and benefits:
- £32,000 - £38,000 basic
- £12,000 estimated OTE + company bonus
- Company car
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