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Internal Technical Sales Associate

Qualifications and Experience

  • A technical or construction related degree would be an advantage
  • Experience in a sales environment, preferably within the construction industry (1-3 years)
  • Be able to understand and diagnose a customers requirements and promote alternative solutions and maximise the sale
  • Competent with IT hardware and software, particularly databases and order processing
  • A good working knowledge of construction techniques with a good understanding of how buildings are put together would be an advantage
  • Commercial office experience with strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

Primary Duties

  • Deal with incoming technical sales calls
  • Convert enquiries to maximise the sale of products
  • Establish and promote good working relationships with the office sales and technical teams
  • Identify new commercial opportunities
  • Monitor and provide comprehensive reports on the sales office performance
  • Work with architects, engineers and distributors and provide required technical data
  • Prepare written price quotes for sales team
  • Prepare test reports based on pull test data supplied by sales team
  • Track and maintain project and customer data utilising MS Dynamics CRM System
  • Assist with order picking, shipping and receiving
  • Assist Sales Team and General Manager where necessary
  • Co-ordinate sales information with other sales staff at the earliest opportunity

Candidate Profile

  • Must be a highly motivated team player, with a confident outgoing personality
  • Good communication skills and telephone manner
  • Capable of absorbing and promoting solutions using the technical aspects of the product range
  • Must possess a commercial outlook and will be willing to be accountable for actions and results
  • Always able to see the 'alternative’ solutions and present them technically, tactfully and persuasively
  • Creative, problem solver, must have a 'can do’ attitude

Interested?

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