Sales & Business Development Manager

  • February 20, 2014 12:49 pm
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    Sales & Business Development Manager

    Firefly Solar are looking to appoint a dedicated Sales and Business Development Manager to lead sales and business growth in the company’s work within the aid and international development sectors.

    The position requires an individual with a proven ability to meet and exceed personal sales targets, as well as the ability to demonstrate a current understanding of the needs and requirements of aid agencies and ongoing developments in power technologies.

    In return we can offer the opportunity to play a key role in steering aid and international development to a more sustainable approach, whilst making an active and valued contribution to the growth and success of an innovative and forward thinking company. The job also offers opportunities to travel both nationally and internationally.

    Roles and Responsibilities:

    – Corresponding with new potential customers by phone, email and personal visits.
    – Building brand awareness
    – Processing sales through agreed sales targets
    – Maintaining positive, effective and productive working relationships/communications with existing customers in order to grow business.
    – Ensuring company growth via accurate and up to date technical knowledge of company products and demonstrating an understanding of how these apply to new and existing customers.
    – Produce and present sales proposals, presentations, contract documentation and quotations to prospective customers.
    – Maintain accurate upkeep of sales leads using CRM software.
    – Take responsibility of the sales procedure, from generating new leads through to providing tailored quotations and issuing invoices.
    – Working closely with internal departments to deliver effective sales strategies.
    – Research and keep updated on developments within the aid and international development sectors, as well as power industries and use this knowledge and understanding to inform sales approach.
    – Maintain professional internal and external relationships which meet company core values.

    Essential criteria:
    Previous sales experience
    Competency using Microsoft Office
    Must be self motivated and target driven
    Possess excellent communication skills conducive to growing profitability, awareness and success of the company.
    Hold a valid UK driving license

    Technical knowledge of generators and electrics
    Experience using CRM and/or Inflow software
    Previous experience dealing directly with aid agencies and international development organisations

    If you would like the chance to become a part of our team, please send your CV and covering letter briefly outlining how you believe you meet the criteria, along with your reasons for wanting to apply to or Firefly Solar, Unit 20 Cliffe Industrial Estate, South Street, Lewes, BN8 6JL.

    Firefly Solar, Unit 20 Cliffe Industrial Estate, South Street, Lewes, BN8 6JL.

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