Internal Sales Executive

Location : Milton Keynes
Job type : Permanent
Salary : Basic £26,000 - £28,000 per annum + uncapped bonus + pension scheme + non-contributory private medical scheme
Reference : 2124

Our client is looking for an Internal Sales Executive to be responsible for supporting the company’s expanding construction operations. You will join an established fire protection and fire engineering contractor company experiencing a substantial period of business growth.

You will be working closely with, and reporting to, the company’s Managing Director and will assist the senior management team in delivering construction activities, in the commercial and residential sectors, with the typical values of £50,000 to £1,000,000.

You will be provided with full guidance and assistance required to develop your sector-specific knowledge and skills in fire safety and fire protection, including industry specific product training.

The Internal Sales Executive is responsible for maintaining and developing a customer portfolio, with a keen focus on account management, in order to capitalise on customer relationships, follow up leads and maximise the potential for growth of the business.

N.B. No cold calling would be required, as the company has a substantial CRM database of current and former clients.

You will be working in an environment, which delivers satisfaction, pride, and fun with excellent opportunities to advance your career. Becoming an instrumental member of a successful team, you will have plenty of opportunities for personal growth and development within a fast-growing business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Follow up on new enquiries and set up details in CRM system

  • Convert secured opportunities/ quotes to orders

  • Work with a defined list of customers to enhance the chance of winning

  • Provide where necessary technical assistance

  • Capacity to compare against competitors’ offerings

  • Define and contact new customers who have secured projects

  • Create commercial opinions on what will win the order

  • Support Estimating Managers where necessary including setting up meetings

  • Forecast orders & reporting to the management team

Required Qualifications / Skills / Experience

  • You will possess excellent interpersonal skills and be an effective communicator. You should be able to demonstrate excellent written, telephony and face to face communication skills.

  • Demonstrable commercial awareness and negotiation skills

  • You must be highly self-motivated person – the role will requires working with a high degree of autonomy. You should be an enthusiastic, energetic, self-disciplined, and organised individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment.

  • Willingness to work flexibly

  • Excellent spoken and written English

  • Ability to communicate confidently at all levels

  • Professional manner and self-presentation, especially on the phone

  • Good computer literacy skills are essential (CRM, MS Office and MS project management programs).

  • Experience within the construction sales sector is an advantage

  • Degree or equivalent (e.g. HND) is an advantage


Basic £26,000 - £28,000 per annum + uncapped bonus + pension scheme + non-contributory private medical scheme

If you would like to work with a progressive and supportive company and want to be a key player in a successful team, then please get in touch for an initial informal discussion about the role. Our client is eager to get a new team member on board as soon as possible.