Parts Van Salesperson

We are currently recruiting for a target driven and enthusiastic Parts Van Salesperson to join the existing team at our Dartford branch, based in Kent.

Role Purpose:

Reporting to the Parts & Retail Manager, you will be selling a product range which runs from agricultural, construction and horticultural machinery parts through to general hardware goods. Your role involves selling to the already established customer base covered by the Dartford branch, though there is an element of ‘new business development and prospecting’ in order to promote Ernest Doe and encourage new customers and sales.  You will be using a company vehicle to deliver to various locations alongside taking orders from customers, promoting special offers, and general parts deliveries.

Responsibilities/Role Requirements:

  • Selling to our established customer base covered by the Dartford branch
  • Promote new business opportunities
  • Drive and encourage sales
  • Communicating with customers on a daily basis
  • Ability to manage customer expectations and deal diplomatically with customers during busy periods
  • Providing quotations and estimates to customers who require a large order of goods, or who are requiring information for an insurance claim to replace stolen goods
  • Driven by sales targets and the need to succeed
  • Excellent communication skills face to face and over the phone
  • Be organized and have the ability to multitask efficiently as required
  • Ability to communicate to all levels of the business both internally and externally (with manufacturers, suppliers and customers)
  • Accuracy with numbers and handling of cash and card payments
  • Technical knowledge of machinery and their uses would be advantageous
  • Good attention to detail
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Job Categories
    Job Categories: Country Store, Parts & Retail
  • Job Type
    Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
  • Job Location
    Job Location: Dartford
  • Ref No
    Ref No: WS2078

Additional Information

  • Start Date:
    Immediate, but subject to successful candidates notice period
  • Hours:
    42.5hrs per week basic – 8am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday (1 hour unpaid lunch break)Saturdays required as part of a rota to be agreed
  • Salary:
    £Competitive, depending on experience plus commission and company vehicle
  • Benefits:
    32 days annual leave including bank holidays, Company Sick Pay Scheme after 6 months service, Workplace Pension after 3 months service, 25% Staff Discount in Country Stores and Life Assurance Cover (2 x salary)
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