Job Posted: 26 Jul 2017
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      Telephone Sales Executive

      20000 - 25000| Southampton| Permanent

      20000 - 25000| Southampton| Permanent

      Telephone Sales Executive- Full Time- Southampton- 20,000-25,000 + Company Bonus

      Do you have outstanding customer service and communication skills?

      Are you looking to further you career by joining a successful and growing local business?

      Do you have previous sales experience and a great telephone manner?

      If so, then Elliotts are looking to hire a new Telephone Sales Executive to join their offices in Southampton and would love to hear from you. We currently have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our expanding National Housebuilder sales team, with the duty of coordinating the efficient supply of products to large-multi-side housebuilders. The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent communication skills and have experience in either sales or customer service. We are looking for a personable, enthusiastic individual with the ability to seek new sales opportunities whilst maintaining and building good relationships with our customers.

      About Us

      Founded in 1842, Elliotts is one of the oldest family businesses in the South. It has builders merchant branches in Bishops Waltham, Chandler's Ford, Christchurch, Fareham, Fordingbridge, Ringwood, Romsey, Southampton, Tadley and Totton, meaning an Elliotts branch is never more than 20 minutes away from any building site in Hampshire. In addition, it has four kitchen and bathroom showrooms, two specialist tool centres open to the trade and public in Portsmouth and Winchester and its own roofing company, Elliotts Premier Roofing.

      The Role

      As a Telephone Sales Executive, you will be coordinating the supply of products to our customer's sites and liaising with our branch and supplier network to ensure efficient, on time supply of their building materials. The successful candidate will be responsible for building relationships across our customer's network including staff, company buyers, accounts and design teams, as well as preparing quotes for goods and coordinating with suppliers to ensure product availability. Additionally, daily duties will includes proactively looking for sales opportunities with existing and new customers, contributing to higher sales and further developing business opportunities.

      Key skills, responsibilities and attitudes

      * Fantastic customer service skills
      * Excellent written/verbal communication skills
      * Confident phone manner
      * Able to manage and prioritise tasks efficiently
      * Good interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with customers and clients
      * Computer literate
      * Ability to work on own initiative
      * A desire to learn, question and improve
      * Able to work under pressure and be adaptable to change


      * Competitive rate of pay + company bonus
      * 22 days' holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
      * Contributory Pension Scheme
      * Staff discount scheme
      * Child care vouchers
      * Cycle to work scheme

      If you feel that you have the necessary skills and experience for this Telephone Sales Executive role, then please apply today by clicking apply and completing our application process through staff-finda. We look forward to receiving your application.

      Package description
      Telephone Sales Executive- Full Time- Southampton- 20,000-25,000 + Company Bonus

      Skills Required

      communication skills, sales experience, enthusiastic, personable, construction, roofing


      communication skills, sales experience, enthusiastic, personable, construction, roofing
      Recruiter: Elliotts
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