Sales Consultant

  • Location
    Carnforth, Lancashire
  • Salary
    £ 25000 - £ 30000 / Year
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Building and Construction
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Sales & Retail - Specialist Sales - Related Services

Sales Consultant

Full time/permanent contract

Salary dependent on experience plus bonus/commission

Adecco Recruitment are currently recruiting for on behalf of our client, a Sales Consultant to work for the projects team for a successful and growing business based in Carnforth.

About the Role:

The Sales Consultant's (SC) role is to convert the leads from the relevant market sector into orders and sales.

This is an 'in-house' sales role, conducted mainly by phone, email, and other IT supporting tools. It includes all activities part of the selling process, such as leads management; leads qualification; identification and articulation of prospects' needs into product solutions; pricing and quoting to win (and be aligned with margins targets); proactively following the sales process and all activities needed to succeed including resilient relationships with all stakeholders involved; closing the sales and agreeing all the terms and conditions; ensuring the orders are invoiced and shipped in a timely manner; and other similar activities.



  • Dealing with customers providing consultancy advice throughout the sales process to promote the company's brand and win a sale

  • Understanding the clients need and qualifying the opportunity to ensure the appropriate product in terms of budget and client environment is proposed.

  • Provide quote, action sample requests and buying material to the client and ensure all the USP's are communicated

  • Ensuring the client is followed up during the sales process and receives all the information required to make the buying decision.

  • Raising sales orders and ensuring stock is allocated

  • Have a full understanding of the products, and any new products that are introduced.

  • Daily reporting on activities to sector leader

  • Sign post client to alternative supplier should the company not have suitable proposal

Sales Process:

  • Monitor personal monthly targets. Report on monthly forecast for sales out and update sector leader on current/expected status for month.

  • Manage order delivery stage including;

  • liaising with purchasing regarding stock and deliveries

  • liaising with transport regarding any specialist delivery requirements

  • requesting and managing call off schedules adding break down to OGL

  • liaise with accounts regarding customer accounts, deposit invoices, payments etc

  • Admin sales duties including emails and phone calls.

  • Keep log of all open orders- helps to keep track of anything waiting to go or anything that has gone past delivery date.


  • Quotes, Value and volume

  • Conversation rate

  • Sales in

  • Sales out

  • All CST orders are up to date on the system

  • Reliability

  • Time management skills

  • Positive feedback from Directors and staff

Skills & Experience:

  • The ability to communicate excellently both verbally and in writing

  • A good attention to detail, analytical skills

  • Excellent telephone manner

  • Previous experience of working in a team

  • Highly organised

  • Able to embrace a high pace and pressured environment

  • Planning & delivery

  • Meeting customer needs

  • Acting reliably and ethically

  • Coping with setbacks

Please apply now for immediate consideration.

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