Wanted! A field based merchandiser that is diligent, organised and has a passion for interiors and renovations!
15th June, 2022
"This is the best job I have ever had"
One of Australia’s leading suppliers to the kitchen industry is looking for a highly proactive and polished sales executive to drive sales with kitchen manufacturers and shopfitters via supporting their customer’s showrooms, their sales teams and negotiations with business owners. You are the custodian of the brand and the product range in your geographic territory.
What is in it for you? The company is a powerhouse in the industry; known for high-quality products and a door opening brand name. You have modern offices, showrooms and marketing support. All the tools you need to support your sales efforts with excellent resources for sampling, technical literature, brochures and marketing (product placement, social media, online, print etc), CRM and tech support. You are part of a friendly and professional team with one of the best incentive schemes in the industry. The organisation provides scope for career progression and mentoring.
Visiting client offices and showrooms
Make sure product samples are available to all those who need it – kitchen showrooms, cabinet makers, retailers, building selection centres etc.
Provide support information - brochures, point of sale etc to customers.
Servicing clients with regards to new products on offer and updates to the product range
Proactively checking in with the customers on their need for sales or technical support and feeding that information through to your colleagues
Taking responsibility for a regular call cycle out in the field and being accountable for your time and activities
Use of CRM to document customer contact, activities, competitor activities etc.
Keys to success
A great sense of urgency to deliver for your customers
Consistency – managing your call cycle and following up on all promises to customers
Diligence and persistence – never giving up and always looking for opportunities to increase sales or support your customer
Listening – listening to what clients what, what they do on the weekend, and what is important to them personally and professionally – will build fully rounded relationships with clients that benefit you, your customer and your employer
Your background and experience
Previous experience calling on hardware stores, kitchen/shopfitters, plumbing merchants and showrooms, window furnishings, consumer durables/appliances stores (or like industries) in a sales or merchandising role is desirable
Comfortable dealing with B2B and B2C customers
A passion for colour, interior design or renovating is a MUST!
Teamwork and working closely with the rest of the sales team
Saunders Lynn and Co are dedicated to servicing the needs of the interior’s construction, architectural and homemaker markets. All applications are treated in strict confidence; please click apply to this application. To find out more about this career opportunity, please contact Tania Woods at (02) 9002 3009. Please quote Assignment No. TW/891236
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