Landscape Sales Executive

  • Job Reference: 1325539874-2
  • Date Posted: 14 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Fresh Horticultural Careers
  • Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: GIS Data Capture, GIS Developer, GIS Manager, GIS Project Manager, GIS Support, GIS Technician, GIS Web Developer
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Our client is Hertfordshire-based but operates on a national basis.

Founded in the 1960 s they pioneered the UK market in the supply and planting of large mature trees and also made commercial tree moving a viable business, investing heavily in bespoke machinery to allow for the largest trees to be relocated at a competitive cost.

They have an annual value in excess of £1.5 million, delivering various projects nationwide.

We are now seeking a Landscape Sales Executive to join their team. The role will be an integral part of the business development and sales function based at their offices. The objective of the role is to assist in the securing of business opportunities for existing and new clients and to profitably help grow the revenue of the various clients that we engage with.

The successful candidate will drive the pricing and compiling of proposals to win new business and retain existing clients. The role offers opportunities for an individual to enhance existing and develop new skills, whilst contributing to the company s growth and success.

Reporting directly to the General Manager, you will also work closely with the other sales and operations team. The candidate will be required to demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills and have experience in receiving, reviewing and estimating tenders. Training on in-house systems will be provided.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Preparing, submitting and pricing tenders in accordance with company procedures and to timescales
  • Assist in the preparation for pre and post tender interviews in order to deliver high quality and relevant presentations on behalf of the company
  • Lead Generation of new customers
  • Quoting works and chasing responses
  • To attend site visits as required
  • Establish knowledge of the company s key markets and competitors, and carry out market research projects in order to maintain this knowledge base
  • Undertake site measurement and mapping to support GIS and work programming
  • To take on any associated project work within the company to assist the smooth running of the business
  • Prepare reports for the General Manager as required

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • The ideal candidate must have a good knowledge of landscaping and trees. It would suit a motivated individual looking to develop their career.
  • Previous experience in a sales environment, preferably in landscaping or related industry
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly numerate with excellent IT skills to include Google applications
  • Able to promote the company in a credible and professional manner
  • Strong planning and time management
  • Full UK driving licence is essential

What can they offer you?

  • Company car
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave
  • Employee discount portal - discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day-to-day spending
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Company sick pay
  • Career progression
  • Training and development