Assistant Sales Manager – Asbestos & Hazardous Waste

Our client is seeking a candidate with knowledge in the Asbestos disposal and hazardous waste management industry to join their established and welcoming team as Assistant Sales Manager in what will be a new position reporting directly to Head of Sales.

The yearly salary is between £28,000 to £32,000 and the implementation of a potential commission scheme is under current review and provisionally this will look to offer another 20% of the basic wages. Other benefits include; 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holiday, car allowance, pension, on-site parking and employee of the month.

Hours of work are Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm and this is working within the office (not remote) as you will be supporting an Account Manager.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Contribute to and implement the company's annual sales and marketing plan.
Using a targeted list of customers, lapsed customers and new prospects to make direct calls to generate new business or increase spend from existing customers.
Identify and implement activities which ensure that you and the team meet exceed monthly and annual targets.
Establish and maintain strong customer relationships.
You will be encouraged to visit clients where necessary as well as utilise video conference facilities and traditional telephone calls.
Retain accounts and seek growth opportunities in sales within existing customer base.
Support the Head of Sales and Junior Account Manager in their endeavours to ensure the team meet their annual targets and plan.Skills & Experience Required:

Previous experience of working in a sales environment and a proven track record of achieving financial KPIs is essential.

Knowledge and understanding of the asbestos market and/or hazardous waste management, solutions and legislation is desirable.
Good time management and organisational skills
A very personable 'can do' attitude
High levels of resilience and flexibility
Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team
Commercially aware and takes pride in the quality and standard of work
Driving licensePlease bear in mind that you may not hear from us straight away. Due to the high level of applications, we receive every day, we can only respond to applicants, whose skills and qualifications are suitable for this position. If you would like to be considered for similar and future positions, or for a complete listing of all our current vacancies, please visit our website