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Sales Office Executive

Job Reference: Gripsure
Date Posted: 26 July 2017
Employer: Unlocking Potential
Location: Bugle, Cornwall, UK
Salary: £18,000
Sector: Sales & Marketing
Job Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 03 September 2017

Job Description

Gripsure are looking for a highly motivated graduate who can support merchant sales and new business development.

Reporting to the General Manager, you will work in a sales team who pride themselves in delivering outstanding customer service.

The successful candidate will assist the sales office with quotes, follow up, and after-sales service to new and existing customers.

An ability to communicate at all levels is essential, along with excellent customer service/telephone skills. Personal integrity and resilience, along with a strong work ethic are expected attributes for this role. You will be outgoing, results orientated and able to work on your own initiative.

Main duties and responsibilities:


  • Handle incoming customer telephone enquiries
  • Sending quotes and entering information into the CRM
  • Sending samples to potential customers
  • Follow up customer quotes and build order pipeline
  • Telesales support into merchant branches
  • Telesales support for new business development
  • Post-delivery telephone survey
  • Prospecting previous customers


  • To compile weekly reports
  • To ensure customer databases are updated monthly
  • To ensure sample stocks are full and to the required quality
  • To complete any sales analysis as required
  • File delivery photos

Required Personal skills and qualifications:

Essential Requirements:

  • Educated to degree level
  • Sales experience
  • Well organised and self-motivated
  • Some technical understanding Effective communicator, on phone and in writing
  • Can build effective relationships
  • Assertive and able to influence
  • Excellent time management and planning skills
  • Self- starter demonstrating initiative and problem solving capabilities


  • Business studies degree
  • Target driven sales experience
  • Ambition to progress within Gripsure
  • Timber background

Gripsure will:

  • Offer the opportunity to develop and broaden your knowledge and skillset, and encourage a proactive approach to education and upskilling 
  • Be committed to provide the opportunity for dedicated staff to become future leaders of our business
  • Offer nature’s playground that is Cornwall

Company Description

Gripsure is an award-winning company based in the beautiful county of Cornwall. We are the UK's leading manufacturer of non-slip timber decking and our products are distributed by famous household names such as Homebase, Jewson and Travis Perkins. In addition, we work with clients such as Center Parcs, Eden Project and other world-famous venues across the UK.

Other Application Details

£18,000 per annum (plus commission)

Please apply by attaching your CV and a cover letter outlining why you are suitable for the role.