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Trainee Sales Advisor

Company - Green-tech Limited

Job Title - Trainee Sales Advisor

Reporting to - Sales Manager

Location - Rabbit Hill Business Park, Great North Road, Arkendale HG5 0FF

Vacancy Type - Permanent, Full Time.

Remuneration - Dependent on experience.

Role Outline

Green-tech is the UKs largest landscaping supplier, providing quality landscaping materials and wholesale garden supplies for landscaping contractors, architects, designers and landowners.

As trainee sales advisor, you are required to build your database through development of existing accounts, through research and cold calling as well as obtaining new customers from set no account days. You will be tasked to prepare sales quotations, raise orders, deal with issues with assistance from your Sales Manager, assist accounts with invoice queries and be 1st point of call for your contacts.

As part of the role you will be required to support a Key Account Manager with administerial tasks for one of Green-Tech’s busiest customers.

The role is KPI driven with a focus on, outgoing calls, combined in and out call time, quotes prepared, red-list work and quote follow ups.

You will also be required to liaise closely with the specification and estimating team regarding tender portals and opportunities to manage council bidding contracts. This position may involve nights away on customer visits for business development and the attendance of trade shows.

Our Values and Behaviours

An individual’s belief in our values and behaviours is just as important as their technical and/or professional knowledge, which is why our role summaries are written with these in mind.

People - We operate locally, but act as one Company. We grow futures together by collaborating with each other and customers. Our people are critical to sustaining our competitive advantage.

Partnerships -We’re dedicated to adding value to lifelong relationships.

Innovation - We shape the future through curiosity and determination to solve fast changing challenges for our partners. We do the right thing, staying true to our values.

Integrity - We do the right thing, staying true to our values.

Community - We contribute to the success of the communities where we operate, combining our global capability and local expertise.


Reporting to the Sales Manager you will be expected to:

  • Maintain & develop a client base through development of existing accounts.
  • Prepare sales quotes and raise orders.
  • Be the first point of contact for your customers and answer any queries or resolve any issues.
  • Ensure the information on SAP Business One is kept up to date.
  • Work towards agreed sales targets and quarterly incentives.
  • Follow up with clients to check on the progress of quotes.
  • Ensure our quote & order sign off procedure is met.
  • Be active in looking for cross selling opportunities.
  • Complete regular price reviews Communicate between all departments.
  • Support Key Account Manager for one of Green-Tech’s key accounts.

Skills Required

  • Self-motivated and driven by targets
  • Excellent communication skills and telephone manner.
  • Problem Solving.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Sales experience is desirable however, full training will be given.
  • Computer literate – knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook required
  • Knowledge of SAP or similar CRM desirable but not essential
As with all roles, your responsibilities may change over time depending on the needs of the business and the above list is not exhaustive.

Should you wish to apply for this position, please send a CV and covering letter to by 5.00pm on Friday 4th March 2022.