Sales Executive

37 ½ hours per week (Full Time, Permanent)
Salary depending on experience
Shipton under Wychwood

Are you right for us – are we right for you?
An exciting opportunity with a values-led, forward-thinking company.

Founded 25 years ago, the Rooflight Company is a successful, employee-owned West Oxfordshire business with approximately 70 employees, designing and manufacturing rooflights and roof windows for the UK construction/specification market. 

As a company, we are open and communicate clearly and regularly with everyone. We recognise and value the strengths each person brings to the team. We continuously challenge the norm to make improvements. We implement change. This has been endorsed by our recent WOBA award as 2020 Employer of the Year.

Our mission, in line with our guiding principles, is to position the customer experience at the heart of everything we do, know what the customer wants, where we add value and profitably deliver on this. This role is central to our mission.

As a Sales Executive, you will be experienced in sales and conversion techniques, often in a consultative environment. You will need to be numerate and have experience with written communications. Reporting to the Head of Projects, you must have the ability and confidence to work independently, whilst being part of a strong sales team.

Based at our Shipton under Wychwood office you will also have the flexibility to work from home at the discretion of your line manager.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to join this successful, growing, values-led, customer-focused organisation and become an employee-owner. 

Interested?  Then apply below and tell us why this is the right role for you.

  • Convert sales enquiries into confirmed orders through consultative selling techniques
  • Embrace sales activity plans and processes to achieve the sales strategy.
  • Achieve team and individual sales targets and KPIs in line with business requirements
  • Continually strive to improve sales conversion rates and profitability
  • Build strong customer relationships to promote repeat business and referrals
  • Manage your sales pipeline and improve response times to customers
  • Deliver an exceptional experience for our customers
  • Sales background
  • Excellent telephone manner 
  • Experience in pro-actively following up on customer enquiries
  • Expertise in consultative sales techniques
  • Articulate and persuasive verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of CRM/sales reporting systems 
  • A motivated self-starter with a strong focus on results
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Driven and energetic, with a sense of urgency and a competitive nature
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Ideally degree-educated

Desired

  • Building product / Architect/ construction industry experience

As an employee-owned business, we encourage new ideas and customer-led thinking. We don’t accept quick fixes or unsustainable solutions. We believe it’s our responsibility to play our part in mitigating climate change and we have an ambitious target of achieving zero waste to landfill and being carbon neutral by 2024.

To succeed, you will need to demonstrate that your values and behaviours are aligned with ours – Integrity, Care, Empowered and Unity.  Together, they create an environment where the company and personal growth is encouraged, nurtured and recognised. 

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