Technical Sales Executive

Technical Sales Executive

Job Title: Technical Sales Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stamford, Lincolnshire
Salary: £32,000 - £38,000
REF: 896794
Contact Name: Nikki Woodgate
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Technical Sales Executive to join our client, a growing organisation within the food technology industry.

As part of a focused growth plan, our client is looking for a dynamic and motivated individual with a previous track record selling capital equipment solutions, to expand sales across the UK.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Working the full sales cycle from identifying prospects through to generating and bringing on new business
  • Prospecting to selected customer segments with initial focus on the food sector
  • Identifying new leads and qualifying sales enquiries
  • Maintain and grow strong relationships with existing customers, and maximise additional revenue opportunities
  • Arrange and attend sales meetings and pitch to potential new clients
  • Understand client operations and their current problems, and selling the capabilities of the technology
  • Preparing proposals and negotiating pricing
  • Working with the internal team to provide solutions specific to client requirements
  • Selling the benefits and understanding the cost savings to provide a solution
  • Maintain contact with potential clients and develop relationships through to sale
  • Attending, exhibiting and presenting at exhibitions, conferences and other events
  • The role will involve occasional travel to our European manufacturing centre and reference sites

Skills and experience required:

  • Proven track record in sales, ideally from the food industry
  • Experience selling capital equipment would be advantageous
  • Technical experience gained through working in the food technology sector would also be considered for an ambitious individual looking for a career move into sales
  • Excellent negotiation skills and confident communicator
  • Exceptional relationship management skills
  • Highly organised and strong attention to detail
  • Confident, professional and approachable
  • Ambitious, hardworking and driven
  • Full driving licence is essential, the role will involve travel to customer sites across the UK, Ireland and Europe

Salary and benefits:

  • £32,000 - £38,000 basic + uncapped commission + car allowance