Sales Support Executive

Sales Support Executive

Salary: £30,000

Hours: Monday – Friday 08.30 – 17.00

Location Dunstable, based on site

Benefits: Pension, Life Assurance, Discretionary Bonus Scheme, 25 days holiday

Our client is a multinational company with a UK division and factories across Europe. We have an exciting opportunity for a Sales Support Executive to assist and support the sales and marketing team.

This role would be ideal for a recent graduate with a years work experience or newly graduated in a related degree subject.

Responsibilities: Sales Support Executive

  • Support the sales team by responding to and following up on new customer enquiries which arrive via email or telephone.
  • Manage a portfolio of small accounts to achieve set KPIs for volume and margin contribution.
  • Be the main point of contact for market data and insight providers such as Kantar. Manage the business. relationship and become the “go to” person within company for market insight and market data.
  • Create customer specific market insight presentations for use during business and category review meetings.
  • Organise customer and company attendance at industry events including booking transportation and accommodation as required.
  • Support the NPD process to ensure new launches are as smooth as possible, especially the timely ordering of raw materials and new packaging requirements.
  • Maintain sales related data bases, such as the grocery price check report and global product price index.
  • Be an ambassador for the company within our customers and in the wider UK market.
  • Be a key member of the Sales & Marketing team. Work collaboratively with peers from other parts of group to ensure the growth and success of the business, including contributing ideas and sharing knowledge and experiences.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: Sales Support Executive


  • Educated to undergraduate level
  • Keen interest in a career in sales
  • Able to demonstrate experience of working to targets
  • Able to demonstrate good business understanding and financial acumen
  • PC literate with good Microsoft Office skills
  • Live within 20 miles or easy commutable distance of Dunstable


  • Experience of working in a sales team
  • Experience of working with market data and insight
  • Experience of the FMCG market

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Job Information

Job Reference: 3558_1712678369
Salary: Up to £30000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance, 25 days holiday
Salary From: £30000
Salary To: £30000
Job Industries: Graduates and Trainees
Job Locations: Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Sales Support Executive, Sales, Marketing

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