Come and grow with Suttons Seeds
At Suttons Seeds we are always looking for bright new talent to help drive the business forward. If you think you have what it takes to be part of a fast-paced, ever-changing industry please send us your CV.
As a company with the ‘Investors In People’ accreditation, and we aim to ensure that everyone, throughout the company, has the necessary skills, the right training, and the right attitude to ensure Suttons Seeds remains a market leader. We offer a diverse range of opportunities, from our offices to our warehouse, from our call centre to our production department and from our laboratory to our trials ground.
Whatever your working background you may just find the job you’ve always been looking for. And the fact that we’re based by the seaside in beautiful Devon is just an added bonus!
Suttons Seeds is a highly recognised consumer brand which has been in existence for over 200 years, making it one of the most established and respected companies in the UK.
Suttons is a major player in the Seed, Plant and Garden Sundries market, enjoying excellent distribution amongst Garden Centres and Key DIY/hardware outlets.
Within the Suttons Sales Force the following opportunity has arisen within an established and high volume area:-
- Sales Executive – Covering the following areas: Surrey, Sussex, South London, Kent, Middlesex
Ideal location Redhill, M25 south
Calling on Independent Garden Centres, branches of Garden Centre Groups and some Independent Hardware/Gardening outlets, the successful candidate will be responsible for the achievement of monthly and annual targets by creative selling, business development, stock management, new account development and effective merchandising.
The Sales Executive for this established area will join the existing team and be expected to forge strong and mutually beneficial relationships with the customer base, both new and existing; maintaining the Suttons enviable reputation for quality, innovation and customer service, whilst seeking to maximise all sales opportunities.
Candidates should already have some experience of FMCG sales and sales techniques, and be able to demonstrate a good track record. Experience of selling within the Garden Center market within these areas would be ideal but is by no means a prerequisite.
Personal qualities sought include:
- Highly effective communication skills
- Selling and presentation skills
- Smart in appearance
- Personal skills/good at building relationships at all levels
- Educated preferably to at least A level standard.
- I.T skills/ability would also be required (Word/Excel/Outlook)
Ultimately, preference will be given to those who demonstrate an ambition to succeed and to further their careers in the short to medium term.
- Salary – Competitive
- Car (Toyota Avensis Tourer D 2.0d TR)
- Bonus scheme
- Commission (uncapped)
- Adhoc incentives
- Private Health
- Contributory Pension scheme
- Mobile phone/Laptop/Hand held Terminal
To apply: Please apply in writing enclosing an up to date C.V. and covering letter to: Dawn Sylvester, HR Manager, Suttons Seeds, Woodview Road, Paignton, Devon, TQ4 7NG
Closing date for applications: Friday 7th June 2013