French Technical Sales Advisor

Location: Peterborough
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Reference: J13719
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RECRUITMENT BRIEF - OVERVIEW
My Client manufactures plain and printed labels in both roll and sheet formats for both B2B and B2C customers, across a broad range of market sectors and industry types. The company has been in existence for 10 years and is experiencing strong growth making it one of the leading suppliers of labels in the UK. The business is located in Peterborough.
JOB TITLE: Technical Sales Advisor (French and English)
REPORTING TO: Customer Care Team Leader
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
oTo respond to, and take responsibility for, quotation requests received via telephone, email, live chat or other means.
oTo ensure that the products and/or services quoted for are suitable for the customer's use and application and to effectively follow up such quotes raised with a view to converting to sales and to upsell where appropriate.
oTo effectively represent the company through the provision of professional customer care in the placing and processing of orders.
oTo be one of the primary responders for technical and/or complex enquiries.
oTo carry out regular technical checks on website orders with follow up communication with customers where appropriate.
oTo make outbound telephone calls to customers in response to customer communications, to follow-up quotations and samples or request further information required to process the customer orders.
oTo meet communication effectiveness, productivity and quotation conversion targets.
oTo participate in regular training and assist in the provision of training for other members of the team.
oOther reasonable duties given by the Customer Care Team Leader.
oTo be responsible for all Francophone customers.


APPLICANT PROFILE - ABILITIES & SKILLS
oMust be fluent in French and English (oral and written communication)
oMust possess a demonstrable record of technical sales and customer service experience.
oMust have a winning/can do attitude.
oDemonstrable problem solving skills and able to find solutions.
oAbility to work with technical information.
oAble to learn, retain and apply knowledge acquired through training.
oGood command of the English language, in written and verbal terms and good comprehension.
oGood speaking voice and presence.
oIT literate and able to use and/or learn standard and proprietary software.
oInbound/outbound customer service experience from within the label, design and digital print trade preferred, but not absolutely essential for a strong candidate from a related industry and/or role, as full training will be provided.

CAREER HISTORY
oDemonstrable record of development and/or experience within technical sales and customer service roles.
oA working knowledge of the label and/or digital print industry and markets desirable.
oDemonstrable evidence of providing and understanding technical solutions and being able to effectively communicate information.

REMUNERATIVE PACKAGE
o£24,000 basic Salary plus £2,000 pa language allowance (paid monthly in arrears)
oHoliday - 28 Days per Annum (Inc. UK Public Holidays)

PROBATIONARY PERIOD
o6 Months

HOURS OF WORK
oCore hours 08:30 - 17:30 (logged-in by 08:25) Monday - Friday.
oBreaks - 1 hour per Day (typically 2x15minutes and 30 minutes lunch/1 hour lunch break)

PLACE OF WORK
oGround Floor Office
oFacilities: Car Park, Kitchen & Toilets

WORKPLACE DRESS CODE
oBusiness formal - Monday to Thursday
oSmart Casual (excluding jeans, tee shirts and trainers) - Monday to Thursday
oDress-Down Fridays



This vacancy is advertised on behalf of gap personnel group (Quattro Recruitment Ltd & Quattro Healthcare Ltd) who operate as an Employment Business. gap personnel group is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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