• Sales Executive

    Location GB-Basingstoke | GB-Warrington | GB-Edinburgh
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  • Overview

    As a global company with more than 120 years of expertise, UL works with customers and stakeholders to help them navigate market complexity. UL brings clarity and empowers trust to support the responsible development, production, marketing and purchase of the goods, solutions, and innovations of today and tomorrow. We connect people to safer, more secure, more sustainable products, services, experiences and environments – enabling smarter choices and better lives.




    We are searching for a new team member in our growing Sales Department.  The Sales Executive is responsible for new account development and/or expanding existing accounts within an established geographic territory. This position builds relationships, executes sales campaigns, creates and executes territory development plans and sells ULs products, systems, and/or services to customers in an assigned territory, industry or account.  The UK has a strong manufacturing base which is the primary focus for our services inside of our Energy & Power Technology (EPT) Division.  A large percentage of these manufacturers are developing products in the Hazardous Location areas or for usage in Explosion-proof environments.     


    As our sales expert, you will:

    • Identifies and pursues prospects through various lead generated activities, including tradeshow, direct mailing, advertising, cold-calling, on key industry players and referral program.
    • Join an existing team focused on EPT clients to expand UL business in UK and Ireland
    • Meet with existing and new prospects to understand their purchase decision makers, decision making process criteria, and their needs.
    • Supports the development of sales presentations, territory development plans and interface heavily with our Engineering departments for project and customer success. 
    • Provides value propositions, handles objections, prepares quotes, and closes sales by getting prospects’ commitments.
    • Retains existing customers and builds and solidifies relationships
    • Performs other duties as directed.


    • University Degree (Equivalent to Bachelors degree) in a related discipline plus generally two to three years of directly related experience.
    • ATEX, IEC EX knowledge and experience is a desired skillset
    • Strong ability to communicate effectively and concisely.
    • Interest and ability to work and lead international sales capture efforts & teams
    • General knowledge of UK industrial manufacturers & supply chain
    • Demonstrates ability to execute projects to stated objectives.
    • Willingness to travel for business within UK and to a lesser extent greater Europe. 

    We offer

    • A competitive salary and a bonus arrangement with company car
    • An international, innovative and dynamic work environment with a strong EU / UK based Team
    • Support for your sales efforts via Inside sales and customer support team members
    • Personal development: a large range of trainings which enables you to develop your technical and soft skills
    • International career path opportunities in the future


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