We are seeking to recruit a Sales Representative in Co. Donegal

Key responsibilities:

Strategy and Development:

  • Liaise/communicate proactively and responsively both internally and externally to ensure deadline and an efficient service is maintained.
  • Ensure accurate attention to detail and consistent adherence to procedures within areas of responsibility.
  • Develop and contribute to good working relationships in the company and with all other relevant personnel.
  • Report to and liaise with your Line Manager or designate of all work-related issues and difficulties.
  • Source new sales opportunities through inbound calls for any products the customer does not currently have with the company.
  • Be positive and outgoing whilst demonstrating a confident but appropriate disposition to achieve efficient and effective sales development.
  • Work alongside the Managing Director in establishing and recommending the most realistic sales goals for the company.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills and possess abilities to interpret, understand and summarise customer feedback.
  • Contribute to the continual improvements into the sales operating/management information systems.
  • Work towards achieving your individual sales account targets.
  • Represent the company in a professional, enthusiastic and positive manner
  • Adhere to Health, Safety and Environmental procedures and ensure they are understood and practiced.
  • Understand customer needs and ensure alignment with the needs/commitments of the business.
  • Ensure that all sales calls are professionally dealt with and call-backs are made in a timely manner.
  • Improve the productivity of field sales representatives by dealing with customer queries and fielding calls.
  • Follow up on customer queries regarding prices and availability and replying to same swiftly.
  • Support Sales Office Manager with orders, deliveries and customer care.

Day to Day Duties:

  • Establish, develop and maintain positive business and customer relationships.
  • Revert to client questions re: client terms, products, prices and availability.
  • Assess sales opportunities by targeting potential customers, through cold calling or referrals…
  • Analyse the territory/market’s potential, track sales and status reports
  • Network with businesses in the area and build relationships.
  • Deliver sales presentations to prospective clients.
  • Prepare, submit and negotiate contracts with prospective clients.
  • Contribute to pricing schedules for quotes, promotions and negotiations.
  • Work to revenue targets and KPI’s as set by the Sales Manager/Managing Director.
  • Supply management with reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services.
  • Coordinate sales efforts with the relevant marketing campaigns.
  • Achieve or exceed agreed upon sales targets and outcomes within schedule.
  • Attend relevant industry events and conferences to build business.
  • Keep up to date with industry news to identify opportunities for new business.
  • Keep abreast of best practices and promotional trends.
  • Preparing weekly and monthly reports
  • Obtaining payments from customers, ensure the customers’ accounts are up to date as per their payment terms
  • Analysing competitor activates in the region and assessing opportunities for business development

Relationship Management:

  • Work as part of the Sales Department to share ideas and improve operations.
  • Contribute to the recommendation and implementation of continuous improvement activities.
  • Use your initiative to cultivate a positive approach to work.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external staff to ensure optimal performance
  • Liaise with customers and suppliers as and when required in a timely way and handle any concerns
  • Liaise with others in the business to monitor requirements and to ensure quality of service.
  • Contribute to new business initiatives and projects and review and communicate the impact on cartons, folding and finishing activities


  • Attend sales meetings.
  • Comply with the JMBL process and procedures, Health & Safety and Environmental Policies.
  • Proactively contribute to creating a good team atmosphere.
  • Make useful links to arrive at insightful plans and solutions.
  • Proactively problem solve with exceptional ability to efficiently prioritize assignments.
  • Embrace personal challenge.
  • Confident, rounded thinking.
  • Contribute to team cohesion and team development.
  • Be self-aware, optimistic and open to change.
  • Be resilient, influential with a can do/will do attitude

For more information Contact Leona at Arcon Recruitment

Leona Walsh Recruitment Consultant at Arcon Recruitment

Leona Walsh

Recruitment Consultant

Leona is the most recent addition to the Arcon Recruitment team. A Castlebar native She is a business graduate of  GMIT and brings with her valuable experience in the hospitality sector. Leona currently provides support to the admin / accounts division and spends a lot of her

day liaising with new and existing candidates.  

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