Sales Support Executive

Location : Braintree, Essex, England
Job Ref : AR357
Consultant : Alex Reeves
Sector : Sales
Salary : £22k - 25k per year


AR357 – Sales Support Executive

Location: Braintree

Salary: £22,000 – £25,000


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Sales Support Executive on behalf of one of our clients.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Steelwork & Projects Estimator in preparing technical and commercial responses to a variety of customer enquiries.

Applications from ex-military personnel are encouraged but all applications will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Interpret customer drawings and specifications to understand the requirement relating to an enquiry.
  • Check customer requirements against available product types.
  • Utilise the company’s pricing system (MS Excel based) to compile quotations for telecoms, lighting and special projects.
  • Liaise with subcontractors, suppliers and internal procurement to check costings where required.
  • Ensure that outgoing quotations meet correct quality standards and profit margin requirements.
  • Assist with budgeting for orders incoming to the business compiling summaries of the costs that were allowed for during the quotation process.
  • Assist in handing over orders to the operational delivery team.
  • Other duties appropriate to the level of this role.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in estimating steelwork fabrication is beneficial but not essential.
  • Ability to read technical drawings and specifications.
  • Enthusiastic, proactive and organised individual with good use of initiative.
  • Qualifications in Mathematics – to GCSE (or equivalent level) or above – demonstrating a strong numerical skillset.
  • Computer literate; conversant in the use of Microsoft Office, particularly Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to both technical and non-technical clients.
  • Strong written and spoken English language skills.
  • Competent with the use of web browsing tools for online research purposes.
  • Some previous experience of pricing, costing or quoting.

Company Benefits:

  • Company pension
  • Perkbox discounts
  • Holiday buy scheme
  • Healthshield

Location: Braintree

Salary: £22,000 – £25,000

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