Sales Executive

Location
Reading
Salary
20,000 - 25,000
Posted
22 Jul 2019
Closes
22 Aug 2019
Ref
MPGC14030973
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
  • Rapidly Growing business
  • Market leading manufacturer of CBD products

About Our Client

Michael Page are partnering with British Cannabis® to offer an exciting opportunity for a Sales Executive to join their rapidly growing business.

About our Client:

British Cannabis® is the largest producer, manufacturer, and distributor of legal cannabis derived products in the UK. We own and operate the largest cannabis extraction and purification facility in England and provide analytical testing, bulk extracts, white label products and contract growing of cannabis to the expanding cannabis CBD market in the UK.

Their sister company Canabidol™ was founded with the primary focus of bringing to market a unique, innovative cannabis oil product (CBD Oil) that uses only legal Cannabinoid CBD with zero THC in an easy to administer delivery method.

After initial stages of research and development in 2015 by their scientists, Canabidol™ launched in 2016 and are now the largest supplier of CBD products in the UK. Using only the best ingredients and manufactured out of their South England site, they continue to grow rapidly with the demand for their product range only increasing.

Sold across the UK, USA and several countries in Europe, their products can be found in pharmacies, retail stores, vape stores and online.

They are committed to building a brand based on trust and integrity that produces only the finest and purest quality cannabidiol food supplements while never compromising on quality.

https://canabidol.com

https://britishcannabis.org

Job Description

Job Description:

This is not only an incredible opportunity to develop your sales career with a prestige CBD brand but the chance to achieve uncapped commission and career progression within a rapidly growing business.

The Sales Executive:

  • Liaise with previous customers, current customers and potential new customers to develop accounts and secure orders.
  • Making outbound calls to prospective white label and bulk ordering customers to introduce British Cannabis® and our products with the objective of setting up new accounts and securing orders.
  • To follow up on in-bound leads.
  • Working to individual and team monthly sales targets.
  • Attending industry relevant trade shows when required.
  • Keeping CRM and other internal systems up-to-date.
  • Attending meetings with prospective clients in order to win business when necessary.
  • Carrying out sales related administrative tasks as required.
  • Support development of strategies and ideas to assist business growth.
  • Ownership for building an accurate and detailed pipeline of deals.
  • Support execution of business plans as required by Management team.
  • Support execution of marketing plans as required by the Marketing Manager.
  • Identify training opportunities with customers and internal sales teams and address accordingly.

The Successful Applicant

The Successful Sales Executive:

  • Passion and focus for sales.
  • Proven track record within a sales environment.
  • Pharmacy, food, health food or consumer background is ideal but not essential.
  • Ability to develop a knowledge of British Cannabis® and Canabidol™ products, as well as the CBD industry.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to influence.
  • Building structured sales activity.
  • High energy, motivated and tenacious.
  • Excellent presentation, communication and customer relationship skills.
  • Strong commercial acumen.
  • Ability to listen, adapt and work efficiently in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Naturally persuasive.
  • Willingness to travel to trade shows and to meet customers when required.
  • To be commutable to their Berkshire office on a daily basis.

What's on Offer

£20,000 - £25,000 per annum basic salary dependant on experience.

Excellent commission structure and earning potential - £30,000 - £35,000 OTE

Full training and development

Other company benefits.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply or contact Jon Dolbear at Michael Page on 0118 955 9052 or 07780 005638 to discuss further.

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents. All third party applications will be forwarded to Michael Page.

Ref Code: MPGC14030973Z

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