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Sales Executive

Ref no. BHN557965
Location Gatwick, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Sales Executive working for a key client within the aviation industry, permanent role based out of gatick with flexible working available, competetive salary and package.

Key skills required for this role



Sales experience

Job description

Sales Executive

Due to exceptional and continued growth, the client are seeking to strengthen the existing sales team in Gatwick, West Sussex.

The sales executive will be responsible for processing and managing daily sales and customer service tasks in addition to building strong relationships with customers and vendors.

The role will be primarily office based with occasional international travel for liaison with airlines, external suppliers and customers as may be required. The role requires excellent communication skills and ability to maintain key relationships. A valid passport and driving licence are essential.


  • Source and respond to Request For Quotes (RFQ's) for services, parts and components.
  • Locate components to fulfil customer RFQ's when zero stock at client; obtain the price, condition, trace, availability and tag information.
  • Take accountability for key customer accounts
  • Provide regular reports to the external sales team on RFQ and sales activity
  • Translate and present component specifications to meet customer approval
  • Process sale orders, purchase orders, pick tickets and RMA requests from customers if applicable.
  • Obtain market intelligence for procurement
  • Proposal & Presentation preparation
  • Monitor & report cost model accuracy
  • Responsible for logging and preparing quotations within the Inventory Management System
  • Responsible for processing of incoming purchase orders.
  • Generation of "Push Lists" of inventory for remarketing activity
  • Monitoring of the marketplace for sales opportunities
  • Communicate effectively and maintain professional relationships with vendors and customers.
  • Negotiate purchase prices and payment terms.
  • Forecast, track and achieve sales revenue and gross margin projections.
  • Periodic visits to key customers and trade shows
  • All other duties as assigned

Education and/or Experience:

  • A practical interest in aviation and engineering.
  • Educated to a minimum of GCSE standard in Mathematics and English.
  • Relevant experience in a sales related role within the aerospace industry.

Personal Specification:

  • Strong customer service and communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, strong planning, organizational and time management skills.
  • Negotiation skills, tireless work ethic.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, Powerpoint).


  • Previous experience with Quantum Control
    • RP system).
    • Relevant experience in the aerospace industry.
  • Relevant experience in the aerospace industry.
  • Familiar with EASA 145 and airworthiness record keeping requirements (training will be provided).

Personal Qualities:

  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work using own initiative.
  • Capable of presenting findings analysis of records concisely to other team members.
  • Able to work within a team of highly motivated individuals in a fast-moving environment.

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