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    Sales Executive

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Telesales
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Salary: Up to £20000 per annum
  • Date posted: 16/02/2021
  • Job reference: 48699_1613489292

My client specialises in B2B meat and poultry trading, buying products from within the UK and Europe and supplying to UK manufacturers and wholesalers, and have an exciting opportunity for a Sales Executive to join their small but busy team.

Here, you have a great opportunity to work for a rapidly expanding company who focus on having a great team culture and for the role to grow alongside gaining new skills which will assist you for the rest of your career.

For the role of Sales Executive, you will be directly involved with finding new clients from a list of potential prospects to build your client base and maintaining great relationships to fulfil their requirements on-going, whilst ensuring sufficient margins are met. You will work with a CRM system daily and will make contact via phone, email, social media etc. Client meetings will be arranged occasionally to further build on the relationships and possible trips to trade shows during the year.


Managing existing customer and accounts to maintain the relationship

Opening new customer accounts and building new relationships

Daily negotiations on sales and occasional purchases

Email marketing campaigns

Occasionally liaising with hauliers to book and manage transport jobs throughout the UK and Europe

Using a CRM software daily to manage the sales cycle, set tasks, log all contact leads and communications

Visiting clients/suppliers occasionally with overnight stays

Liaising with accounts department to set up customers & suppliers, keeping accounts up to date with everything and sending across orders

The ideal candidate will have great experience with:

Use of CRM system

Use of Google Sheets/Excel & Word

Use of Apple computer/phone

Knowledge of the industry would be advantageous


Experience ringing or emailing people and building relationships

Working as a team

Be able to manage your own time effectively and use your own initiative

Other Attributes:

Great communication skills with a professional attitude

Someone with the drive to learn more

Must be optimistic, passionate and have a great attitude

Very motivated to work and happy be part of a growing business and be aligned with the business mission

Must be interested in wanting to learn about sales and always be looking to improve their skills

Finding enjoyment in the role



Experience in a Sales role would be an advantage or a role that involves negotiation and building relationships

Clayton Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.