External Sales Executive–Competitive Salary + Company Car Allowance & Benefits – UK and EUThe RoleDo you have strong business selling skills with an excellent face-to-face / telephone manner? Are you able to demonstrate success and experience managing and developing customer accounts coupled with a metals-based industry experience, preferably with knowledge of stainless steels? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you.We are a market leader in the production of specialty wires and wire products, looking to appoint an enthusiastic experienced, motivated and results driven technical External Sales Executive, with significant sales experience ideally working within the Metals Industry. You will be joining an existing small sales team where you will be responsible in planning and carrying out direct marketing and sales activities, to maintain and develop sales of stainless steel and nickel alloy round and profiled wire products, to our UK & EU markets. This position will be both office-based and travelling throughout the UK and EU.Key Responsibilities:The key responsibilities of an External Sales Executive include, but are not limited to:Maintain and develop existing customer base in UK, EU and International markets through regular contact and regular customer visits.Servicing of accounts – producing your own quotations and promptly following up and progressing of customer orders.Respond to technical sales enquiries by email, telephone, and personal visits.Plan and carry out direct marketing activities - to develop new business within current market areas.Use of CRM (Dynamics D365) to ensure up to date customer / prospect information.Monitor and report on sales activities and provide analysis and relevant management information.Liaise and attend meetings with other company functions necessary to perform duties and aid business / organisational development.Produce sales reports as required.The CompanyWith over 750 employees and 14 facilities in 3 countries, Central Wire Industries is drawing on innovation as a market leader in the production of specialty wires and wire products. CWI provide products used in a diverse group of markets ranging from the Aerospace, Oil & Gas and Automotive sectors, to Medical, Jewellery, and Music String wire, to name a few.The BenefitsCompany Car AllowanceAnnual profit related bonus30 days holidayGenerous employer pension contributionsLife AssuranceFull Company Sick PayPrivate Health InsuranceEmployee Discounts Scheme & EAP Service.The PersonThe key skills and qualities of an External Sales Executive:Self-driven with a strong desire to succeed and a clear focus on providing a high-quality service.A natural forward planner who can work off their own initiative.Excellent communication skillsAble to work on their own or as part of a team.Have the ability to travel into Europe on a semi-regular basis (approx. 8-10 visits per year).Hold a clean or near clean driving license.If you are keen on joining this exciting, forward-thinking company and taking the next step in your career, then please click the apply now button to find out more.