Sales Executive

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1349336653-2
  • Date Posted: 6 June 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Octane Recruitment
  • Location: Brislington, Bristol
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Transport & Logistics, Automotive, Civil Engineering, Commercial & QS, Engineering, Marketing, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

Job Title: Sales Executive
Location: Bristol
Salary: 20,000 Basic + Commission (OTE 50,000+) + Company Car
Hours: Monday to Saturday (Day off in the week), with Sundays on a rota

We are seeking a highly motivated Sales Executive to join our client's fantastic sales team in Bristol. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering and developing new business with the overall aim of increasing sales and profitability.


  • Brand accredited training and support.
  • Career progression and development within a company.
  • Flexible working patterns.
  • Generous Long service and loyalty awards.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Life assurance.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Eyecare voucher scheme.
  • Pension scheme.
  • 22 Days annual leave and bank holidays.

Sales Executive Key Responsibilities:

  • Generate new business by researching potential customers and their needs.
  • Analyse the market and develop and implement sales plans and strategies.
  • Negotiate with potential customers to secure the best outcome for the company.
  • Maintain contact with existing customers, and up-sell additional products and services.
  • Ensure that customer service levels are maintained.
  • Work autonomously and as part of a team.

Sales Executive Technical Skills Required:

  • Previous experience in sales desired.
  • Proven track record of success in achieving targets.
  • Ability to develop relationships with customers.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Good organisational and time management skills.
  • Creative problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of customer service principles and practices.

Consultant - Beatrice Dickinson - Octane Recruitment
Octane Recruitment are a leading Recruitment agency specialising in Automotive, Motor trade, Engineering, OEM and various related industries.

We are recruiting across the UK for Car Sales Executive, Trainee Car Sales Executive, Commercial Sales Executive, Sales Experts, Business Manager, Transaction Manager, Sales Controller, Sales Manager, General Sales Manager, Fleet Sales Executives, BDM, Business Development Manager, Sales Administrator.

Octane Recruitment cover a variety of different sectors including Technical, Mechanical, Engineering, Sales, Service, Aftersales, Bodyshop, Fleet & Rental Management, Accounts, Finance, Marketing, & Payroll, Managerial, Logistics, Parts, Administration, Call Centre / Contact Centre, Senior Appointments, Head Office Positions and Confidential Appointments.