Sales

Excellence in sales and marketing is essential to the success of every business. The UK’s brightest sales talent is knowledgeable, ethical and professional in their approach and raise the profile and reputation of the organisations they work for.

Sales positions encompass a wide range of individuals, working in a host of different industries, requiring specialist skills in product knowledge and account management. Every successful appointment in a sales team is based upon thorough knowledge of the particular position, the company culture and the specialisms of an organisation.

We will take the time to fully appreciate and understand the substance of your requirement and search to find the candidate with the success, drive, business acumen and knowledge to be successful in your organisation.

We would be more than happy to discuss your requirements in greater depth to determine how our services can assist you in finding the right staffing solution for your organisation.  Please call us on  0121 321 4000

 

Introduction:

How would you develop a sales team to deliver an extra 20% sales? Would your solution include: training, coaching, new systems, new ways of working, restructuring the sales process, providing great leadership, developing interdepartmental relationships, aligning the strategy and structure to people and purpose?

Company:

Client operates a direct sales model with an office team converting enquiries to appointments for the field sales team to meet customers in the comfort of their own home. These advisors recommend solutions to the customers problems, there is no hard sell but a three-point assessment from which they can recommend a solution fit for the customer’s needs. Alongside this a pair of relationship managers look after their retail partner enquiry referral scheme.

They are looking for a Field Sales Manager (England & Wales) to develop the B2C direct sales team of 8 people in coordination with supporting a B2B lead generation team of 2. You’ll have a proven track record of developing and getting the best out of people. You’ll report to the Head of Sales and Marketing and be responsible for developing the existing sales function to deliver the company aspirations.

The business sits in a growth market and has enjoyed consistent growth for over 10 years. They have recently strengthened their marketing and lead generation capability to continue and accelerate growth. Can you inspire a team, provide them with the right tools, tactics and motivation to carry on being the best in the industry and secure the market leading spot they currently enjoy for the future?

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Field Sales team
  • Develop the sales processes to improve conversions rates
  • Recruit, train and coach new/existing team members
  • Build relations and manage communications between the business into the team and from the team into the business
  • Manage performance and personal development across the whole field sales team
  • More closely integrate the working of both field sales teams

Your Background:

  • A track record in managing direct to consumer sales teams is an advantage but not a prerequisite
  • Experienced at building and managing relationships between a field team and office team
  • Experience of delivering change, coaching and developing people to peak performance
  • Ideally educated to degree level
  • IT literate across Microsoft products, CRM system and ideally SAP
  • Experience selling medical / disability products would be highly advantageous

Hours and Benefits:

  • 9.00 am - 5.00 pm Monday to Friday
  • Salary £30,000 - £40,000 negotiable dependant on experience, plus up to £10,000 OTE
  • Company car

Commutable From: Birmingham, Leicester, Coventry, Stafford, Nottingham, Derby.

 

Introduction:

A fast-growing engineering organisation that provides a range of software solutions across Europe is seeking a new Internal Sales Person due to growth and to support their growing customer base. Based in their Midlands office the role will be working within a team of Sales and Engineering staff dealing with customers orders, requirements and needs, making sure bespoke applications can be correctly created and delivered.

Company:

The company has seen fantastic growth from a £5 million turnover to over £25 million in recent years and new business opportunities are coming in weekly. As an organisation they have a proud history of developing staff into more senior roles within a short period of time and also into new areas of the business.

Skills and Requirements:

Language skills are essential for this role due the geographical locations of customers, so suitable applicants will be fluent in at least one European Language, ideally (German, Italian, Spanish, French or Polish).

The company will provide product training and support from day one and also the prospect of developing a career path into either senior sales, marketing, or project management.

The right applicant for Internal Sales role will have the following:

  • A formal qualification – Degree or equivalent in either a Business or Engineering subject.
  • At least 6 months experience of working in an office environment, ideally Sales / Engineering
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluent in another European Language apart from English, written and verbal.
  • Have a strong team ethic to work.
  • Willingness to travel to international locations.
  • Ability to understand technical applications.

Benefits:

Salary - £24,000

Bonus

25 Days Holiday

Pension

This role will require applicants to already be eligible to live and work in the UK without the need for additional visa’s or sponsorship.

 

Recruitment Consultant x 2 – Sutton Coldfield 

Probe Recruitment is a well-established recruitment consultancy within Manufacturing, Engineering, Finance and Sales.  Over the last 24 years we have developed a vast number of relationships with key clients in this sector, and we support them with a range of middle, senior, and executive management requirements.

2018 is already proving to be a successful year of revenue growth, and we are now looking to enhance our recruitment team with the appointment of two new Recruiters.  Some of the features you can expect from working as a Recruitment Consultant for Probe Recruitment include:

  • An Outstanding Commission Scheme – You could earn up to 30% of the fees that you generate, and earn commission on 100% of your billings.
  • Highly Competitive Basic Salaries – Commensurate with experience.  The salary band for Recruitment Consultants is up to £25, 000, and for Senior Consultants it’s up to £32,000.
  • A Structured Career Development Pathway – To Team Leader or Principal Recruitment Consultant
  • level.
  • A Highly Knowledgeable Team - You will work with some highly experienced and successful Recruitment Consultants, some of whom have worked here for over 18 years.
  • Reduce Your Daily Commute - If you live in North Birmingham, you could cut the time and cost of going into the city each day.
  • Free Car Parking Provided.
  • Pension & Healthcare Provided – After a short qualifying period.
  • An Excellent Working Environment – This is a very friendly office culture, and we adopt a mature approach to KPI management.
  • Friendly Hours of Work – Compared to many recruitment businesses.
  • Incentives - We run a regular individual and team-based incentives, where you can win prizes,
  • Michelin Star meals, overseas trips and office days out.  We also value and reward longevity with long service awards.

If you have previous recruitment or business to business sales experience, and want to be part of a successful and growing recruitment business, I’d be very keen to discuss these opportunities with you in greater detail.  

You can initiate that conversation by applying via this advertisement, or you can call or contact me on the detailed below.

 

Introduction:

Are you a successful Business Development Manager, who is keen to work with a growing, busy varied and fast paced organisation?

Company:

This is an engineering company, who have major customers in the automotive, food industry, Power and Utilities. 

This is NOT your usual manufacturing business, being more focused on customer service.

Utilising CNC, Fabrication, design, manufacture, installation and project management

Duties:

  • 50% new business / 50% business development
  • Identification of new markets and potential clients
  • Arrange business meetings with prospective clients
  • Promote company services
  • Generate sales
  • Provide ongoing support to clients
  • Build long-term relationship with new and existing customers
  • Maximise existing business accounts

Skills and Requirements:

  • A level or equivalent, ideally Degree – but experience is readily considered
  • You will be a driven, highly motivated and driven Sales Engineer
  • Your experience will have been gained from within the manufacturing / engineering industry sectors
  • To be able to demonstrate an understanding of engineering
  • Target orientated
  • This is a fast paced environment, and will suit an energetic, dynamic individual
  • An engaging approach
  • A natural rapport builder

Benefits:

Salary – £25,000 - £35,000 – Dependant on Experience

Company vehicle

Uncapped, highly competitive Bonus structure

Pension

Healthcare

Second to none genuine prospects

An exciting, growing, fast paced working environment

Commutable from Birmingham, , Redditch, Leamington Spa, Northampton, Leicester

If you are looking for an organisation that can offer you longevity, prospects and an enjoyable and varied working environment

Send your CV ASAP.

 

Introduction:

This Regional Sales Manager role is a fantastic opportunity for you to develop your sales career! Excellent salary up to £38K basic – Plus Car, Plus Smart phone, Plus Bupa Healthcare, Plus 33 days holiday! Plus Pension, Plus!!!  

What is there not to like?!?!  You will be working for a Market Leader with over 30 years’ experience!

Company:

As the Regional Sales Manager - you will be working for a company whose reputation is exemplary, they are a leader in their field, with an outstanding reputation for a quality product and service.

The duties for this Regional Sales Manager will include:

  • Working in partnership with the existing sales team, seeking out new potential customers within designated geographical area and making that initial contact
  • Visiting clients, demonstrating company’s abilities to execute the works, understanding clients requirements and interpreting the specification
  • Putting together quotes for service
  • Monitoring the sales tender process with the client in order to ensure an order placed
  • General sales reporting to the UK Sales Manager

I would be very excited to speak with you if you have:

  • Previous experience as a Regional Sales Manager or Regional Sales Executive, or Business Development Executive, or Business Development Manager, or Similar!
  • Experience in the sales of Industrial Service Contracts to the Commercial, Industrial or Health Sectors
  • Methodical planning ability is essential
  • Superb relationship building skills are essential
  • A degree is desirable but not essential
  • You must have excellent communication skills
  • Be computer literate with Microsoft Office packages
  • You must have a Full Clean Driving Licence
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • And have a Professional Can do Attitude

Benefits package for the Regional Sales Manager:

  • Company Car
  • Smart Phone
  • Lap top
  • Bupa Healthcare
  • 33 days holiday (incl 8 Bank hols)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Free Parking
  • Free Refreshments!
 

Introduction:

This Regional Sales Executive role is a fantastic opportunity for you to develop your sales career! Excellent salary up to £38K basic – Plus Car, Plus Smart phone, Plus Bupa Healthcare, Plus 33 days holiday! Plus Pension, Plus!!!  

What is there not to like?!?!  You will be working for a Market Leader with over 30 years’ experience!

Company:

As the Regional Sales Executive - you will be working for a company whose reputation is exemplary, they are a leader in their field, with an outstanding reputation for a quality product and service.

The duties for this Regional Sales Executive will include:

  • Working in partnership with the existing sales team, seeking out new potential customers within designated geographical area and making that initial contact
  • Visiting clients, demonstrating company’s abilities to execute the works, understanding clients requirements and interpreting the specification
  • Putting together quotes for service
  • Monitoring the sales tender process with the client in order to ensure an order placed
  • General sales reporting to the UK Sales Manager

I would be very excited to speak with you if you have:

  • Previous experience as a Regional Sales Manager or Regional Sales Executive, or Business Development Executive, or Business Development Manager, or Similar!
  • Experience in the sales of Industrial Service Contracts to the Commercial, Industrial or Health Sectors
  • Methodical planning ability is essential
  • Superb relationship building skills are essential
  • A degree is desirable but not essential
  • You must have excellent communication skills
  • Be computer literate with Microsoft Office packages
  • You must have a Full Clean Driving Licence
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • And have a Professional Can do Attitude

Benefits package for the Regional Sales Executive:

  • Company Car
  • Smart Phone
  • Lap top
  • Bupa Healthcare
  • 33 days holiday (incl 8 Bank hols)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Free Parking
  • Free Refreshments!
 

Introduction:

Group Sales Director Required.

A very fast-growing organisation whose products are focused towards the international manufacturing sectors, are seeking a new Group Sales Director due to restructuring and continued business growth. The Group already has a strong and growing market sector in Europe, USA and Asia and is also developing new emerging markets. Due to the need to maintain a strong presence in Europe where a large share of existing and growing business is based, a decision has been made to base a Group Head in the UK Office.

The Group Sales Director will be responsible for leading strategies, growth plans and customer development / relationships via Regional Sales Managers and Technical Support staff, with a strong emphasis on new product innovation and tailored bespoke products, so in-turn turnover growth can be achieved.

Duties:

Group Sales Director Duties will include:

  • Assist in the delivery of the organisation groups expansion and new product delivery plans.
  • Build and maintain strong links of communications with Customers, Suppliers, Partners and Sister Companies.
  • Organise, mentor, support, recruit and manage a European sales team
  • Keep up to date with new technology and product development
  • Be a key part of the groups Senior Board of Managers and Directors in decision making and creating action plans.
  • Visit and build relationships with new and existing customers (Mainly Europe)
  • Offer strong leadership and motivation to keep all teams and individuals in line with the current fast paced market environment.
  • Collate reports on market trends and where predicted new emerging markets and business opportunities will come from in the future.

Skills & Experience:

To be a successful candidate as the Group Sales Director, the following skills and experience are desired.

  • Be an existing or recently employed Senior Sales Manager / Director within a technical industry sector.
  • Hold a formal qualification in engineering
  • Have strong industry experience within the Manufacturing sectors.
  • Have a strong understanding of New Product Development, Manufacturing Methods, Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Have a good appreciation of modern technology
  • Good exposure of managing teams especially in other countries.
  • Be able to speak more than one language (Very Desirable)
  • Have a proven success record for delivering, hitting and exceeding targets
  • Be willing to travel, often to European locations and sometimes further.
  • Have the right professional attitude to be a Director of a well organised and growing organisation
  • Be very much a team and company player.

Benefits:

The Company and Group have a strong history of developing people from within and offering progression opportunities with the global group of organisations.

This position will be part of a large group of professional and focused people who are all looking at growing their organisation with innovation and customer satisfaction.

The company will offer a successful candidate career developing training and support to allow continued progression to Group Level Senior Management.

The position comes with a very attractive annual bonus, plus shares options, a company car or allowance, a great pension package and flexible working arrangements within reason.

This is a very good opportunity for a result driven individual who is generally interested in technology and the modern way the manufacturing sectors are going to achieve their aims.

 

Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant / Consultant x 2 – Sutton Coldfield

Probe is an established recruitment consultancy within Manufacturing, Engineering, Design, Finance and Sales.  Over the last 24 years we have developed a vast number of relationships with key clients in this sector, and we support them with a range of middle, senior, and executive management requirements.

Having achieved 25% revenue growth during 2017, we are now looking to enhance our sales team.  Some of the features you can expect from working for Probe Recruitment include:

  • An Outstanding Commission Scheme – You could earn up to 30% of the fees that you generate and earn commission on 100% of your billings.
  • Highly Competitive Basic Salaries – Commensurate with experience.  The salary band for Graduate Trainees is to £20,000, Consultants is to £26,000, and for Senior Consultants it’s up to £32,000.
  • A Structured Career Development Pathway – To Team Leader or Principal level.
  • A Highly Knowledgeable Team - You will work with some highly experienced and successful team, some of whom have worked here for over 18 years.
  • Reduce Your Daily Commute - If you live in North Birmingham, you could cut the time and cost of going into the city each day.
  • Free Car Parking Provided
  • Pension & Healthcare Provided – After a short qualifying period.
  • An Excellent Working Environment – This is a very friendly office culture, and we adopt a mature approach to KPI management.
  • Friendly Hours of Work – Compared to many other consultancies.
  • Incentives - We run a regular individual and team-based incentives where you can win prizes, Michelin Star meals, overseas trips and office days out.  We also value and reward longevity with long service awards.

If you are a recent graduate and looking to establish a career within recruitment, or if you are an experienced Recruitment Consultant who is looking to join a successful and growing business, I’d be very keen to discuss these opportunities with you in greater detail.

 

COMPANY

A market leader, manufacturing for the Automotive/Aviation industry, working with some of the most prestigious clients in the world. 

This is not your normal Sales Co-ordinator contract role. This is for a minimum of 6 months with an opportunity to continue for longer!

My client is looking to appoint an experienced Sales Co-ordinator who will play a key role within their sales team.

This is a manufacturing business based on the borders of Staffordshire and the West Midlands.  They are a leader in their field and operate on a global level!  Their workforce are very proud to be part of such an amazing company – If you want to share that pride then read on for more info!!

Reporting directly to the Supply Chain Manager, this Sales Co-ordinator must have experience of working in a manufacturing environment, be able to work on their own initiative and be self-motivated.  They must have good time management, a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a busy Sales Co-ordinator role, have excellent communication skills and good planning and organising skills

Duties for the Sales Co-ordinator include:

  • Co-ordination of all specified customers’ orders including order acknowledgements, purchase orders, material allocation, shipping and delivery details.
  • Preparation of monthly logistic status report for key accounts and Management of customer forecast requirements
  • Review raw material requirements and liaise order details with our USA manufacturing facilities.
  • Ensuring co-ordination and timely replies to all customer queries.
  • Providing commercial and administrative support to the Management team.
  • Monitor batch schedule and release production works orders to maintain continuous production and buffer levels.
  • Perform any other reasonable requests made by the Company for which you have the necessary training and experience.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience of working in a manufacturing environment, using integrated ERP systems - SAP is preferred but not essential
  • Experience of 2 years working in a similar role within a busy sales department
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Good Planning and organizing skills
  • Knowledge of ERP systems, Excel, database management
  • Ability to work on own initiative and be self-motivated and work as part of a team
  • Time management