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Sales Cadet/Business Development

Location: Wacol QLD
Salary: Negotiable

Exceptional Workplace Culture, Technical Sales Role, Industry Leader

Edge Personnel Queenslands People Partner have the absolute pleasure in partnering with Australias Leading Manufacturer of Truck Trailers The Drake Group. This exceptional organisation have a sound history of success and have built an outstanding reputation in their industry by providing high-quality products built to their clients specifications. What stands out about The Drake Group is not only the quality of their product range, but the people within the organisation, their culture is what other organisations would envy, leaders that are supportive, like-minded and highly motivated team members that are proud of the product that they produce, and an organisation that is socially responsible.

The Drake Group purchased another leading trailer manufacturer in 2015 OPhee Trailers. Together these two brands have been unstoppable in the market and continue to build an enviable presence within the Australian market. Currently, The Drake Group are seeking a highly motivated Sales Cadet/Salesperson to join their OPhee sales team. Specialising in trailers such as Swinglift, Boxloaders, Drop Decks, and Flat Tops this is an exciting opportunity if you enjoy selling a technical product.

This position would suit an individual who is highly organised and who has exceptional business acumen. If you have the ability to build sound business relationships and resilience to sell this is a great opportunity to further learn and develop from the industries best. This is an exceptional opportunity to joina high performing Sales Team, with an organisation that hasa product that is second to none.

This position will require an individual who has come from a technical background, or has the ability to pick up technical skills quickly. It is also advantageous for the successful candidate to have previous experience working with and or selling products such as Trucks, Trailers or Earth Moving Equipment. The Ideal person will be someone who is highly motivated to learn and develop to become a key member of this highly successful team.

Key Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Provide technical support and advice to clients looking to purchase the product
  • Research potential sales leads and identify entry points within new clients
  • Consistent marketing activity, creating new sales pipeline/client base
  • Prepare relevant sales documentation
  • Work collaboratively and cooperatively with other colleagues potentially in differentdepartmentsto achieve business outcomes
  • Develop and maintain market knowledge
  • Suggest ideas for product development/innovation based on market research and client requirements
  • Understand price structures to cost and sell products
  • Reporting requirements and maintaining data input into the CRM
  • Managing all existing accounts, by providing exceptional account management, building solid stakeholder relationships

To be successful in application you will:

  • Have strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • It is advantageous that you have experience selling a technical product
  • It is advantageous but not essential to have a background in Engineering, this can include a Trade Qualification
  • Have sound Microsoft Office skills (Excel and Word)
  • Have experience using a large ERP or CRM system such as Pronto
  • Consider yourself highly organised and self-motivated
  • A technical background or knowledge withmachinery or truck and trailers will be highly regarded
  • Be able to provide two recent work-related references
  • It is essential to have a current drivers license

This is an outstanding opportunity if you are seeking to join a team that is continuing to grow and develop. Being a true market leader in their industry, you will be part of a high performing team that is leading with innovation and quality.

Please note that the successful candidate may be required to undergo a pre-employment medical screen - Drug and Alcohol.

If you are interested in finding out more please contact Sam Smith07 3607 2700during business hours, or please submit your resume

  • Negotiable
  • Exceptional Workplace Culture
  • Technical Sales Role
  • Industry Leader
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