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Field Sales Executive

Job Details
  • 4529
  • Ruth Lee
  • Working from home / field based covering the UK
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • Competitive salary + bonus scheme + benefits

Field Sales Executive – Predominantly working from home / field based covering the UK

After a period of exceptional growth, we are looking for a field sales professional with the talent, drive and ambition to help take our business to the next level within our largest market.

If you are passionate about growing a business, we’d love to hear from you. If you enjoy the challenge of creating and developing new opportunities then we have plenty to offer you – innovative new products, fast emerging new sectors and whole new industries to set your sights on.

Our Company

Ruth Lee Limited based in Corwen, North Wales, is the world’s leading manufacturer of training manikins for the search, rescue, and care industries, winning several awards for export including the Queen’s Award for International Trade.

We sell to professionals in over 50 countries worldwide to a vast array of sectors, including the Emergency Services, Military, Hospitals, Care Homes, Water Rescue Teams, Health and Safety Officers, Oil and Gas, Leisure, Funeral and specialist training organisations. Our customers are true heroes, training to save lives and we are proud to supply products that help them to improve their skills.

We are committed to driving innovation by adopting new technologies, building our global brand awareness, and expanding production capacity. The business is now investing in the next stage of its development, resulting in the creation of this fantastic opportunity for a confident and charismatic Field Sales Executive to join our dedicated Commercial Team.

The Role – Field Sales Executive

Reporting to the National Sales & Innovation Manager, as a Field Sales Executive you will utilise your selling and business development skills to help us grow our business across a variety of sectors in the UK. You will be both a hunter and gatherer, generating leads and driving opportunities with the support of the Marketing Communications Team.

Your duties will include, although will not be limited to:

  • Establishing and building strong relationships with both customers and our internal team
  • Identifying buyers, key influencers, and new opportunities
  • Conducting regular product demonstrations as part of selling process
  • Attending and representing the company at exhibitions
  • Monitoring and reporting progress and competitor activity
  • Achieving monthly and annual sales and call target
  • Driving business growth in emerging sectors

The Package

  • Permanent contract (upon successful completion of probationary period), working full time hours Monday to Friday
  • A competitive salary
  • A capped performance-related bonus scheme
  • Company vehicle
  • Fully expensed mobile phone, and laptop
  • Free refreshments and fresh fruit when in the office
  • Auto-enrolment Pension

You will be working from home, travelling to prospective and existing client sites across the UK. Regular visits to our head office in North Wales will be required.

Our Requirements – Field Sales Executive

  • Have proven field sales and product demonstration experience
  • Hold a full UK driving licence
  • Can effectively establish and build rapport with your customers. They make time for you because you add value when you meet them
  • Are a confident presenter of products, both face to face and online, and use a consultative approach to offer the best solutions
  • Are analytical and use data to inform your approach to business development
  • Have a strong set of ‘family values’ that inform the way you conduct yourself on a daily basis. These will include being dependable, committed, purposeful and above all, genuinely care about our products and customers
  • Are a confident and consistently strong performer
  • Are a team player but also enjoy working independently
  • Within 1-2 years you would like to be considered for a career step upwards, justified by the results you achieve

Although not essential, experience of selling to the public sector would be highly advantageous.

More about us:

We are consistently recognised at regional and national awards. In 2018 we won the award for ‘Welsh Exporter of the Year’ at the Daily Post Business Awards and in 2019, we were named ‘International Business of the Year’ at the Federation of Small Business (FSB) Welsh Regional Awards. In 2020, at the very start of the pandemic, we were awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade and this year, we were named winners of the Export category in the Made in Wales awards.

We are committed to helping the communities we serve and maintain three social commitment projects at a local, national and international level. All staff are welcome and encouraged to be part of these and to suggest ideas for various projects we can support.

All applications for this Field Sales Executive vacancy are to be submitted online.

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