Sales Advisor

From horticruitment

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Working For: horticruitment

Sales Advisor required

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Our client is a division of a larger establishment supplying ornamental garden plants and technical expertise to the domestic landscaping market. As a result of exciting and consistent growth, they are looking to strengthen the team with a Customer Sales Advisor. Backed by its supporting nurseries with many products being able to be supplied from own-grown stock. Combined with established UK & European supplier relationships fulfilling plant requirements for leaders in the domestic garden design & domestic landscaping industry. With specific accountability for Eastern counties, applicants are likely to reside within the sales territory of the East Midlands & South East region.

Job Description

The successful candidate will have good plant knowledge and an understanding of the nursery industry, looking for a self-motivated individual with great communication skills and drive to succeed in a sales role. This role will involve dealing with customers in person, over the phone and via e-mail. Tasks will include pricing enquiries, prospecting for new business, securing orders and developing existing business in an agreed geographical area. IT experience is desirable, and training will be provided on their own stock system and quoting process.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to join a dynamic and successful company developing their career, and sales skills within the horticultural industry.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Developing any existing domestic accounts in region.
  • Pricing incoming enquiries from customers.
  • Processing orders accordingly and efficiently.
  • Following up outstanding quotations and negotiating orders.
  • Assisting with generating new business and ensuring smooth adoption.
  • Working to and recording targets as required.
  • Gathering and sharing product and market information.

Candidate Skills

The right candidate will need to have good plant knowledge and an understanding of the landscape supply market. Good communication, planning, administration, and IT skills are also essential as is the ability to be a self-starter. You will have the ability to research and understand company’s products and services in order to clearly communicate the benefits in promoting with relevant prospects and generate interest as well as follow up leads.

  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Clear speaking voice and excellent listening skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Knowledge of plants and ability to identify many varieties of trees and shrubs.
  • Experience of horticultural Trade Industry
  • Time and man-management Skills
  • Excellent customer service skills

A company vehicle, laptop and mobile will be provided for this position; therefore, candidates must hold a full clean driving licence.

If this Sales Advisor vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Niall Anderson on 01233 732767 or

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Sales Advisor vacancy.  Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one.  Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Sales Advisor vacancy will have been unsuccessful.