Pro-Active Sales Executive

Location: Ripon

Yorkshire and Humberside

Other information: 35 hours per week

Salary: £Competitive + commison

Reference #: 126812

About the role:

We are currently recruiting for a Pro-Active Sales Executive to join our growing team in Ripon. You will be responsible for identifying, developing and execute business opportunities within a defined geographic area (or set of accounts) in order to exceed KPIs and deliver maximum sales revenue and margin returns.  The Proactive a team are passionate in meeting client needs and delivering the highest levels of service.


You will be responsible for:

  • Manage  set of allocated customer accounts within a geographic area to maximise growth of sales revenue and margin
  • Work tactically and strategically at all points of customer contact to maximise new supply opportunities and margin performance.
  • Build and maintain relationships with External Sales team, Business Operations, Category teams and the Branch network.  Focus on building business relationships that are long-term and sustainable
  • Ensure that excellent levels of customer care are maintained through all dealings with clients
  • Inquisitive about the local market and proactive in the identification of new market opportunities. 
  • Motivated to deliver solutions for clients to ensure the highest levels of customer satisfaction and retention
  • Establish, develop and maintain a local network of contacts
  • Work alongside external sales team to establish best practice in order to manage customers in a buddy styled system.
  • Proactive in maintaining an awareness of new products developments
  • Obtain customer feedback.  Utilise such insights to identify and raise possible solutions for WUK clients
  • Work collaboratively with peers to maintain a high-performance
  • Develop plans to drive activity and sales in the short- and long-term, whilst operating in a manner that is consistent with the wider objectives of the Sales function and the values of WUK while working in conjunction with field based sellers.


You will have:

  • Previous sales experience working to targets or KPIS is essential, whether this be in an office or retail environment.
  • Proactive approach towards business development, identifying new opportunities and sales growth
  • Client relationship management – a clear focus upon developing long-term relationships with both colleagues and clients. Proactive approach towards problem-solving and solution-generation
  • Able to communicate technical information in a clear yet comprehensive manner
  • Able to influence senior stakeholders and clients, both inside and outside the organisation
  • Able to demonstrate passion and resilience in working towards demanding goals and driving issues to a successful conclusion
  • Excellent rapport building ability and confident, with the ability to take the initiative
  • Self motivated to deliver the highest levels of customer service
  • Target driven and able to negotiate


If you have fantastic customer service skills and enjoy working in a sales environment, working to targets and KPI’s and are currently doing this at the moment we want to hear from you. Whether this be working in a retail environment or office sales environment this is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing team and a team that is recognised throughout the business. In this role you have the opportunity to earn uncapped quarterly commission.



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