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Sales Executive Job Description

The Sales Executive is responsible for generating sales for the business using a variety of sales techniques.

Duties of the Sales Executive

  • Cold calling potential customers and selling the company’s products.
  • Researching the target market and finding companies to target.
  • Attending meetings with potential customers and closing sales.
  • Building a sales pipeline to ensure a constant stream of sales.
  • Working to monthly sales and revenue targets as set by the sales manager.
  • Progressing towards activity targets and KPI’s set by the sales manager.
  • Entering all required data for sales onto the company system.
  • Creating invoices and sending out to customers following a sale.
  • Updating the CRM and inputting information on customers.
  • Following up with past customers and cross selling products.
  • Providing assistance to other members of the sales team.
  • Following up on leads generated by other departments.
  • Investigating and resolving queries from customers.

Background of the Sales Executive         

  • Previous experience in a sales role for another company.
  • Self-motivated and organised individual.
  • Track record of achieving KPI’s and targets.
  • Outgoing with an ability to build rapport with people of all backgrounds.

Should you require assistance recruiting for a Sales Executive then please do not hesitate to contact our specialist sales recruitment team on 0207 125 0460. Alternatively you can email us at: and we will get straight back to you.

The next role on the career path of a sales executive would be sales manager.

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