Brakes Group

Internal Sales Co-ordinator

13 Mar 2017
10 Apr 2017
Brakes Group
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type
Internal Sales Coordinator
Brakes Catering Equipment
Come and join the number one food service company in the country
With a turnover of over £2.6bn, Brakes Group is a leading supplier to the foodservice industry in the UK, Ireland, France and Sweden. The group comprises a family of specialist businesses which are able to deliver everything the caterer needs, including their very successful own brand ranges developed specifically for chefs.
Internal Sales Administration Role – Capital Sales Specialist
Brakes Catering Equipment who are part of the Brakes Group (the largest foodservice supplier in the Uk), distributes and sells thousands of different catering equipment items into the commercial catering market. Our clients range from sole traders to large multi national companies with a range of needs and requirements.
Due to the continued expansion and development of the internal Capital Equipment sales team we are looking for a candidate to fill an office based sales role at our Leeds HQ selling and promoting Catering Appliances and associated equipment. This role would involve taking incoming calls direct from our customer base and our network of field representatives.
This working hours of this position are Monday to Friday (8:45am – 5:15pm)
Duties of the role will include:-
  • Take incoming sales calls
  • Make outbound prospective calls
  • Liaise with suppliers
  • Process orders using internal systems
  • Create/distribute and follow up quotations
  • Liaise with our field sales teams to maximise all leads
  • Accurate recording of all figures and a good commercial awareness
Skills Required:-
  • Strong communicator
  • Comfortable communicating over the telephone
  • Previous sales experience either office based or in a face to face retail environment
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good customer service skills
  • High level of commercial awareness
  • A working knowledge of the Microsoft office package
  • A hunger and willingness to learn
In addition experience with commercial catering equipment either through a previous catering role (front or back of house) or previous catering sales role would be preferred though not essential as thorough training will be provided.
The Business
Employing over 10,000 people, the group supplies a diverse customer base, which includes, independent pubs, restaurants and hotels, schools, hospitals, contract caterers and well known national chains. Brakes Group has developed a clear customer focus and a strong understanding of the needs of the foodservice sector providing innovative products and services and is committed to improving both the environment and the communities it serves. Brakes Group operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership