European Sales Executive

Rochester, Kent
£25k pa + Benefits
06 Mar 2018
03 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Sales Executive - European Team

Our client have an opportunity for a candidate to join their dynamic team of sales professionals due to rapid growth within the current financial period. They are a global manufacturing company, producing Plastic, Rubber and Foam components, with sites in America, China, Australia and the UK.

This is an office based role at their Rochester location selling a range of products to a vast database of prospects based in Mainland Europe so they are looking for a Professional Salesperson, fluent in German as well as English.

Responsible For


  • Inbound Telephone Calls
  • Qualify new enquiries
  • Assist customer quickly and efficiently
  • Start sales process and close orders
  • Offer all customers excellent advice and customer service
  • Ensure no customers kept waiting or calls un-answered
  • Account Management
  • Maintain and increase current sales turn-over within customer base
  • Ensure we are dealing with all contacts and supplying all parts possible
  • Discover new opportunities and quote for new parts
  • Coordinate with Customer Services & other internal/external resources
  • Establish, understand and report on all Attrition within this customer base
  • Identify opportunity for site visits to show presence and look for growth in accounts
  • Prospecting
  • Identify opportunities for new Top Accounts
  • Gain new business through targeted campaigns
  • Network using Linkedin and other resources
  • Obtain new opportunities via web directories/trade shows/contact lists
  • Keep momentum in long term high value projects
  • Input on marketing
  • Translation
  • Help translating marketing material for use on European countries
  • Copy writing and translation of UK website

Skills & Attributes

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Great Telephone Manner
  • Professional at all times
  • Smart, punctual and reliable
  • Organised and effective
  • Flexible and open to change
  • Honesty and Integrity

As a Sales Executive we expect you to

  • Exceed Sales and Activity Targets
  • Dress in smart business attire
  • Set high standards for performance and attitude
  • Do what it takes  to get the job done
  • Represent the company in the best way possible at all times
  • Bring valuable input to all meetings and sales events


  • Full UK driving license
  • Educated to A-Level standard or equivalent
  • 5 Years Sales Experience essential
  • Relevant industry sales experience desirable
  • Fluent English as well as minimum of one other language – German, Polish or Czech


£25,000 Basic Salary + Bonus Package.

Working hours 08:30 – 17:00 Monday – Friday

20 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays

Interpersonnel UK Ltd is acting as a recruitment consultancy on behalf of our client. Interpersonnel is an equal opportunities employer.

We are pleased to receive a significant number of applications for most roles advertised. We are therefore unable to respond to individual applicants unless shortlisted. If you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

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