• Edinburgh
  • 4 Apr

Salary: £18,000 to £22,000 plus bonus - dependent on experience.

The Company

2pure is the UK exclusive distributor for brands operating within the Cycle, specialist run, snow and general sports markets. Our customers span the spectrum from multi national retailers to small independent stores. Due to strong growth and a growing brand portfolio the company is now investing in building a team for the future. 2pure is run by an enthusiastic and passionate team who develop clear commercial goals and who have a shared vision for the business.

The Role

Based in our offices just outside of Edinburgh, you will be responsible for maintaining and developing established and profitable customer accounts whilst driving sales and developing distribution of brand products across a widedistribution channel through proactive selling of products to existing and new customers.

Key Responsibilities

  Nurturing and developing strong relationships with existing customer
  Attend some relevant trade shows and events.
  Maintain good product, market and customer knowledge to enhance selling abilities.
  Work with the external sales team to maximize sales opportunities with existing and new customers.
  Research and develop new areas and customer accounts.
  Proactively follow up leads and incoming calls to maximize each brand potential
  Process orders accurately.
  Create daily and weekly call sheets to ensure nurture of existing customers and creation of new customer accounts.
  Support and deliver against defined sales targets.
  Proactively follow up on leads and incoming calls to ensure year on year growth of accounts.
  Respond professionally to customer complaints and queries maintaining excellent customer relationships.
  Report to team manager on results and market penetration for product lines.

The Person

  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, face to face and over the telephone, with the ability to influence and persuade through credibility and professionalism.
  Ability to quickly build and maintain relationships with internal and external customers.
  Technical understanding of sports products
  Understand the need to deliver first class customer service to maintain, develop and open customer accounts.
  Experience of delivering to sales targets.
  Enthusiasm, resilience, drive and commitment, with the ability to work effectively in a positive but at times changing and pressurized environment.
  Computer literate and skilled in the use of Microsoft Excel.
  Excellent attention to detail with ability to work accurately with numbers.

Skills Required

Results orientated – adopts a positive attitude at all times with ability to priorities key deliverables.

Influencing and persuading – able to present sound and reasoned arguments to convince others through use of excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Analysis – able to identify trends and casual relationships between products with ability to quickly respond to signs of decline or growth in product lines.

Initiative – working on own and as part of a team is able to seize opportunities to enhance the business through creatively overcoming challenges and obstacles whilst identifying ways to improve business processes.

Managing relationships – maintains effective working relationships and credibility with internal and external customers through displaying a confident and professional approach at all times. Takes an active interest in building and maintaining knowledge of product and customers.

Resilience –managing emotions in face of pressure, set backs or when dealing with difficult situations. Demonstrates an approach to work that is characterized by commitment, motivation and energy.

Technical Knowledge – Has a good understanding of Cycling, running and or skiing products.

Closing Date

1st May 2017

Contact Information
Please send CV’s and covering letter by e-mail to Barry Martin.

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