Trade Sales Assistant

£25,000 - £32,000 Per Annum

Full Time


Rochester, Kent


Posted 25 days ago

Expires In 4 Days

Job Description


Pertemps Crawley are working as recruitment partner for our client BOC, looking for a Trade Sales Assistant to join their successful, world-renowned brand. As Trade Sales Assistant you will be responsible for promoting the BOC brand in a face-to-face role, delivering exceptional customer service and providing knowledgeable product and service advice to customers, driving forward sales and ensuring the continued success of the Rochester branch.

BOC are the largest provider of medical, industrial and special gases and this is an excellent opportunity to join an industry-leading company and build a career with an employer who really value their staff!

The Role:
  • Achieve sales targets for all product groups through the application of high product/process knowledge, effective identification of customer needs, selling skills and customer service levels.
  • Utilise product pricing for sales growth, maintaining acceptable margins to achieve sales and profit target
  • Ensure that the Gas & Gear core/extended ranges and gases together with any products needed by customers on a local basis are managed to maximise availability whilst maintaining stock at agreed levels.
  • Identify opportunities in which to up/cross sell a sale with new/additional products and services e.g., profitable servicing, repair & hire service from the centre, PPE, etc.
  • Use internal system to develop and maintain a local customer account database, covering sales revenues, identifying opportunities, and defending against competitive threats.
  • Utilise all sources of information and promotional tools available.
  • Manage stock of bestselling lines to achieve specific targets.
  • Continually improve the internal merchandising of the store to maximise customer interest and ensure all local and national campaign material is professionally displayed and promoted.
  • Open new accounts for customers and maintain full credit control procedures.
  • Be competent in demonstrating products and processes sold in store.

The Person:
  • Excellent face to face selling and negotiating skills.
  • Excellent communication and listening skills and ability to relate product features and benefits to prospective buyers.
  • A good level of physical fitness and manual handling skills.
  • Self-motivation and ability to work proactively unsupervised.
  • Forklift Truck handling competencies/certification. (Beneficial, though training can be provided for the right candidate)
  • Understanding of Gases, Industrial, Safety and welding products and processes. (Beneficial)

The Package:
  • Salary of up to £32,000 (dependent on relevant experience).
  • 25 days holiday (plus option to buy additional).
  • Benefits package with pension and life assurance as standard.
  • Recognition & reward schemes.
  • Hub for health and well-being benefits.
  • A wide selection of savings and offers at well-known retailers.

BOC take pride in their people and work hard to provide an enriching, enjoyable place to work. If you feel you have the skills and experience to be a success in the role and want to be part of a supportive, progressive team environment with a 'family feel', apply today or call 01293 646999 to discuss.
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Thomas Webb

01293 646999

Division 447

Pertemps Crawley

1A Brittingham House

Peglar Way


West Sussex

RH11 7AE

01293 646 999

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