Full Time
Posted 2 weeks ago

Inside Sales Representative – Food Safety & Microbiology – 9 Month Maternity Leave

Salary Circa: £20,000 – £22,000 DOE + Uncapped Monthly Commission + Up to 3% Matched Pension + Share Options + 3x Life Insurance Scheme + Child Care Vouchers + Free Parking

Office Based: Ayrshire

The Requirements:

  • A BSc Hons Degree (or equivalent) within a Life Science or related field such as Biomedical Sciences, Microbiology, Food Science, Nutrition, Biochemistry or Chemistry is highly desirable
  • Previous sales/customer service experience in technical sales/or food related sales
  • Excellent communication (Verbal & Written) skills
  • Highly motivated, driven individual
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team, as well as on own initiative
  • Live in a commutable distance to their wonderful offices – a beautiful Georgian building in Ayrshire – on a daily basis

The Role:

  • Reporting to the Inside Sales Manager you will assume responsibility for management and business growth in food safety products for a given customer base
  • Achieve given sales target within the customer group
  • Receive and respond rapidly to customer queries from the office
  • Liaise closely with the Technical Sales Representatives where they are required to visit target customers
  • Provide monthly written report on development of customer base
  • Where required attend trade shows and accompany Technical Sales Representative on field visits
  • Market Research follow up on mailings
  • Prospect for new customers within customer base who have not purchased for at least 12 months

The Company & Opportunity:

  • My client is a global leader in the field of Quality Control/Analysis for Food and Hygiene testing laboratories.
  • They are experiencing rapid growth as they have focused on the demands of the European market and so have direct sales forces in France, Germany, UK, Netherlands, Ireland and Switzerland
  • Awarded the Queens Award for Enterprise for international trade and development, one of the highest awards bestowed on a UK company
  • Company encourages a healthy work life balance
  • Full product and sales training will be given
  • Pension Scheme and Share options after 12 months of employment
  • Genuine opportunity for career progression. Hiring manager herself has experienced steady career progression throughout her time as have all management level employees

For more information about the Inside Sales Representative role or to apply send your CV now to olivergill@langtonhowarth.com or call Oliver today on 0113 243 3499.

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