Graduate Technical Sales Executive - Chemistry graduate

20000.00 - 20000.00 GBP Annual + GBP20000/annum uncapped bonus, company car, laptop, Phone
30 Aug 2017
27 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Science Solutions are recruiting for an industry leading manufacturer of cleaning products based in Northamptonshire, who due to continued success are looking for 2 Chemistry graduates (or closely related) for the positions of Technical Sales Executive.

Our client are a supportive and forward thinking company, whose reputation means the world to them, as such they are looking for true relationship builders as opposed to an out-right sales people.

No experience is necessary, just the right attitude and a friendly personality.


Opens doors and makes technical sales within an assigned market segment by effectively selling the company, the products and related services in a genuinely refreshing, bright, positive and professional manner. Will be supported by an office based customer service and sales/support team. Personally contacts and secures new business accounts/customers through outbound calls, emails and face to face appointments. Willing to learn and get stuck in to an industry with lots of opportunities - across the UK and potentially overseas too.

Key Responsibilities:

* Promotes, sells, develops and secures orders from existing and prospective customers through a relationship-based approach.
* Demonstrates products and services to existing/potential customers and helps select the most suitable solution.
* A good understanding of chemistry and/or practical application would be an advantage.
* Establishes, develops & maintains business relationships with current & prospective customers to generate business.
* Makes calls and visits (to include professional presentations) to existing and prospective customers.
* Contributes ideas to help, develop and improve all aspects of supply (and the company)
* Researches prospective customers and information to determine their potential.
* Develops clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective customers.
* Expedites the resolution of customer problems and complaints. An understanding of good customer service is essential.
* Coordinates sales effort with marketing, sales management, accounting, logistics, engineering and technical team.
* Analysis of market potential - determines the value of existing and prospective customers.
* Identifies advantages and compares competitor organisation's products/services.
* Plans and organises personal sales strategy.
* Supplies management with reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services.
* Keeps abreast of new developments on the industry - including products, technical services, market conditions, competitor activity, advertising and promotional trends through the reading of pertinent media and consulting with marketing and technical service team.
* Participates in trade shows and conventions - home and abroad!

Knowledge, experience, skills:

* Recent BSc in Chemistry or related subject
* Good people skills with a pleasant and confident communication style
* Well organised and self motivated, able to work on own initiative


* Competitive salary
* Uncapped bonus potential
* IPhone
* Laptop
* Company car