Sales Executive

Lighthouse (UK) Limited
Edinburgh, Midlothian
21000 - 24000
12 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Lighthouse (UK) Ltd manufactures and supplies label and sign printing solutions to 75 of the FTSE100 companies. We also have over 30 distributors across Europe.

We are looking for an honest, professional, motivated sales or telesales person looking to move into outbound sales based around the Glasgow or Edinburgh area, to develop business in Scotland.

The Role Involves:

Generating new business opportunities within new and existing customers, through exhibitions, vertical markets, targeted mail, references etc. The typical working pattern involves 1 day a week working from home, booking appointments, following up enquiries etc, and 4 days on the road, visiting customers to discuss their requirements and the solutions we can provide.

Excellent initial training is provided over an 8 week period, during which you will be required to stay near to our offices in Loughborough for up to 5 separate weeks going home at weekends (all expenses paid). We will look to use flights wherever possible rather than driving.

The Successful Candidate Will Ideally:

  • Possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Be PC literate
  • Show a willingness to learn about our systems, services and industry
  • Have some previous sales or customer service experience (we do provide training)
  • Demonstrate a good level of phone ability
  • Enjoy being part of the Lighthouse team

We Offer:

  • Initial basic salary of £21k, with on target of £40k+
  • Company car (fuel card provided), lap-top, phone and sat-nav
  • Extensive sales training course both internal and on the road
  • Comprehensive In-house product, market and sales training courses
  • A lively and exciting role in an established, stable, growing company
  • The No.1 products in the market
  • Excellent lead-generation mechanisms including marketing support, high quality databases, 40 industry exhibitions per year etc
  • Opportunities for development
  • Modern, purpose-built offices in Leicestershire
  • Good holidays including Christmas/New Year shut-down

The first stage will involve a phone interview, followed by an assessment day for potential candidates.

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