Junior Sales Executive / Administrator

REDS was founded as a leading provider of response, environmental and decommissioning services across the UK. With more than 20 years’ experience within the Fuel Industry.

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Junior Sales Executive / Administrator


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To help build REDS continued business development and market penetration. In collaboration with the Sales Manager, you will discover and pursue prospective clients and market opportunities, especially in the environmental sector as well as engaging and continuingly developing our existing client base.

Ultimately you will help REDS meet and surpass all business expectations, revenue targets, and contribute to the company’s rapid and sustained growth. Clear objectives will be set, and appraised on a regular basis, along with regular performance reviews.

Your place of work will be predominantly out of our Exteter Office, though some travel will be required visiting sites and our other Depot in Dudley, West Midlands and our Head Office in Helston, Cornwall.

The day-to-day

Regular contact with clients will be key to maintaining customer satisfaction, and to ensure that REDS Group are included in any appropriate project tenders. This will be driven through telephone calls and booking meetings for the Sales Manager. These clients and prospects will typically, but not exclusively, include environmental clients, MOD sites, facilities management organisations, schools, hospitals, and any other organisation within the fuels sector.

Your role will encompass but will not be limited to the following:

  • Build knowledge of the organisation by spending time in all departments within REDS Group
  • Conduct market research to identify potential prospective clients and sectors
  • Actively seek out new sales opportunities through cold calling
  • Prepare appropriate presentations on the REDS Group service package in collaboration with the Sales Manager
  • Build strong and sustainable customer relationships
  • Understand the needs of the customer base
  • Present REDS Group services in a structured format
  • Liaise with all departments within REDS Group including Operations, Accounts and Marketing.
  • Represent REDS Group at exhibitions, and trade events
  • Attend team meetings and share best practice
  • Gather market and competitor intelligence and share with the wider team
  • In collaboration with the Sales Manager offer creative business solutions to both prospective and existing clients
  • Research competitor activity and market trends and feedback to the wider business
  • Conduct regular key client business reviews in collaboration with the Sales Manager
  • Progress chase outstanding quotes in liaison with the Project Managers
  • Investigate why quotes have been unsuccessful and feedback to the management team