• Senior Sales Executive

    Location GB-Basingstoke | GB-Belper
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    Senior Sales Executive – Softlines

    Flexible location (will include remote working)

    Competitive salary and benefits


    As a global company, with more than 120 years expertise, UL certifies, validates, tests, verifies, inspects, audits and advises to make the world a safer, more secure, and more sustainable place to live. We clear the way for our customers to introduce the latest products, technological advances, and systems in an increasingly complex world so they can provide peace of mind to the market.


    Due to our ongoing growth, we are currently seeking an experienced Senior Sales Executive to join our Consumer and Retail division and support the dynamic growth of our retailer and softlines business.

    Our Sales Representatives are a key part to the success of our business and directly responsible for selling and promoting UL’s services to our retailers and textile customers. The successful candidate will be responsible for generating business from both new and existing customers, working in conjunction with our marketing team and actively pursuing new business opportunities.


    As this role will be primarily field-based with regular travel to customer sites in the UK, we are able to offer this position as home-based.


    • Drive sales to increase our client base, focus on generating new business and growing existing account
    • Conduct client visits, present to potential and existing customers, build long term relationships
    • Focus on customer satisfaction, account growth, expansion of services provided, and sustaining customer loyalty
    • Build relationships with various management levels, divisions, and functional departments of assigned managed accounts


    • Proven and successful track record generating new business and supporting the growth of existing customers
    • Industry experience within a softlines related product area, manufacturing or retail.
    • Experience of working under own initiative and in planning and prioritising workloads
    • Effective interpersonal skills, able to develop good working relationships with people at all levels
    • Team player who is proactive and energetic and keen to make things happen
    • Working knowledge and experience of CRM’s would be useful  

    What We Offer  


    Our employees are our most valued asset. Your personal and professional development is important to us, and you can expect challenging work responsibilities, an attractive compensation package and exceptional career opportunities. More important than this are the great working conditions as part of a fantastic global team.  If you like what you have read, we are looking forward to receiving your application.


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