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Horticultural Sales Advisor

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We are suppliers of mature / semi-mature trees, instant hedging and shrubs to the trade and public. The business has grown considerably in recent years and we have built up a high reputation for the quality of our stock and second to none service.

Main Purpose:

To maintain and develop sales activities, with the primary goal of increasing sales and profitability of the business. Responsible for ensuring quality customer service and excellent service delivery.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To respond to initial sales enquiries made by telephone and email
  • Document all information supplied, including client detail
  • Prepare written quotations as required
  • Follow up all enquiries as necessary obtaining customer feedback
  • Negotiate with clients and suppliers on prices and delivery times
  • Take and process orders
  • Liaise with foreign suppliers and hauliers regarding availability and prices
  • Schedule incoming and outgoing deliveries, maintaining appropriate stock levels at all times
  • Follow up on completed orders, to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Generate new sales enquiries by calling new and existing clients
  • Develop and maintain database
  • Source and develop client referrals
  • Develop new business by cold calling targeted organisations
  • Plan and conduct direct marketing activities
  • Ensure customer satisfaction and good client relationships are maintained at all times
  • Participation in training and development as deemed necessary
  • Other duties, as required, commensurate to the level of this post

Key Skills & Experience:

  • Experience within horticulture and have reasonable plant knowledge
  • Previous sales experience with demonstrable ability to achieve sales targets
  • Must be enthusiastic, self motivated and driven to succeed
  • Have excellent customer skills and telephone manner
  • Good administrative and computer skills
  • Be a good team player to work within a small growing team

Send your CV in the first instance to sam@instanthedges.co.uk.

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