Technical Sales Executive (Field Based)

Staffordshire

Circa £30k plus uncapped commission & car allowance

Our client a specialist supplier of advanced equipment and materials for science and research are looking for a Technical Sales Executive to join their business. You will be responsible for a specific portfolio and will be driven to seek new business as well as account manage existing clients.

You must have a proven track record in technical/scientific sales for a minimum of 2 years. Ideally with a degree in Materials Science, Chemistry or an associated discipline. This opportunity could suit a recent graduate with the desire to use their knowledge within a sales environment.

In this role you will:

  • Exceed sales growth/profit

  • Manage sales leads to deliver a high conversion rate

  • Nurture and develop current relationships with existing customers and suppliers

  • Active marketing to potential clients through direct communication, face to face meetings, trade and pop-up exhibitions

  • Work with marketing to identify industry data and contact details from social media, published research and other web-based sources to generate new business

  • Regular feedback on suppliers and suggest new innovations for the Company product portfolio.

  • Work closely with key stakeholders to ensure a cross flow of information.

  • Stay up to date with current research projects and trends.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will be confident and ambitious with the following skills:

  • Minimum of 2 years scientific/technical sales experience

  • Highly motivated and targeted

  • Good understanding of chemical formulae as well as metric and imperial units

  • Fantastic communication skills and able to build relationships quickly and effectively

  • Be inquisitive and want to keep up to date with latest research and product developments

  • Full UK driving license

  • Educated to degree level with a related discipline

  • Knowledge of Advanced Materials

28 days holidays

Uncapped bonus scheme

£30,000–£34,500 per annum

£9.50–£12.00 per hour