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Sales Executive

Lambeth, London
Job Type
21 Jul 2022
Sales Executive

Join one of the world s leading lift and escalator companies and become part of a well-established sales organisation representing the industry forerunner in technological and digital innovation.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Sales Executive to join our London sales team to cover London & South East. We are looking for a self-starter with solid experience of delivering exceptional sales growth in a similar sector. You might come from within the lift industry and already have a great understanding of lift modernisation and Full Replacement; or perhaps you have a track record in technical sales/business development from another field. Either way, we d love to find someone with a proactive approach to developing meaningful, value-focussed relationships with our customers. We believe that to best serve our customers we need to understand their whole business, their challenges, and their goals - so whatever your background you ll need to be curious, authentic, and passionate about building sustainable partnerships.

Whilst you don t need to be an engineer, this role would particularly suit someone who can understand mechanical technology and how it will interface with an existing building, is digitally savvy, and comfortable with communicating complex information/proposals to a wide range of private and public sector stakeholders including Main Contractors, FM s, industry experts and everyone in-between. This role needs someone who can open doors and create opportunity in the market, so you ll be hungry for success, collaborative in your approach and able to influence both internal and external stakeholders at all levels. If you have the drive and ambition to help us create the best people flow experience for our customers, then we d love to hear from you.

Main responsibilities

Ownership of the full sales cycle: Proactive identification and creation of new sales leads and opportunities, tender & order process, lift design process, and handovers to KONE installation and maintenance teams.

Proactive development of existing and new customer relationships.

Upselling of KONE digital IoT service solutions.

Accountability over agreed business objectives, sales budget, and pricing targets in the designated market area.

Collaboration with the rest of KONE team to improve customer satisfaction.

Timely and accurate reporting of sales and customer data.

Skills and Experience Required

Systematic solution selling approach to selling.

Customer centric mindset - Desire to understand what creates value to our customers and courage to experiment and embrace innovate thinking.

Excellent interpersonal and team working skills to gain access and work with the right external and internal networks.

Previous experience and results in Sales and customer relationship management.

Great communication skills in English (written and spoken).

Basic knowledge of contractual and financial terms.

Benefits: Competitive Salary, 25 Days Holiday, Company Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, PDI, Life Assurance, Private Medical Insurance, Company Car, Quarterly Bonus
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  • Job Reference: 663457618-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Kone
  • Location: Lambeth, London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent