Trainee Technical Sales Advisor

  • DOE
  • Harrietsham, Maidstone, Kent
  • Knight Optical (U.k) Limited

Work in a fast-growing company based in the UK with a newly-established US office. This is a highly technical field that offers the opportunity to work with some of the biggest and most cutting edge technology and aerospace companies in the world.

This position requires sales staff to build and maintain relationship with both new and existing customers through regular communication and excellent customer service. To meet or exceed sales target’s. Increase knowledge of customer industry and sector and ensure the highest levels of customer care, technical knowledge and advice.

Account management:

 To build and maintain relationship with new/current customers through regular communication and excellent customer service.

 Maximise customer spend through awareness of optical components that we supply/manufacture.

 To meet or exceed sales target.

 Maintain accurate database records of products.

 Ensure delivery dates are met.

 Increase knowledge of customer industry and sector.

Technical:

 To provide specialist technical advice in Optics and associated products

 To provide technical support and advice to customers

 Training will be given on the above

Qualifications and experience:

Essential:

• Sales experience / customer account management

• Degree in Science or Engineering technical discipline

Desirable:

• Proven record of success in sales in optical industry or technology industry

Key Skills:

• Knowledge of Word

• Knowledge of Excel

• Good communication skills

• Excellent telephone manner

• Sales skills

• SAP (Training will be given)

• Good organisational skills

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