Fire & Security Sales Executive

We're nerds and we know it.

If you're happy to take on that title and join us in our mission to make businesses across Essex, London and the Home Counties safer and more sustainable then keep reading - sparks may fly!

At WFP, we love fixing problems, keeping our customers safe and, not to mention, legally compliant! So if you’ve got experience or an interest in health and safety or site management, chances are we’re going to be each other’s cup of tea. (Nerds of a feather flock together!)

Right now, we’re looking for a motivated lady or gent who’s got the go-getting attitude to put themselves front in centre in front of customers, build relationships with people who need us and help us achieve our vision of growth. If you think you might just be the ideal candidate, have a read of the rest of this page and then hit apply!

YOU'LL LOVE:

Becoming part of a happy, thriving team

Injecting fresh ideas to help us optimise our sales process

Tearing down targets and achieving growth

Problem-solving, designing solutions and upselling

ROLE IN BRIEF:

Full-time: Mon-Fri, 08:00-17:00

Salary: £45k OTE (Comprising Salary, Bonus & Commission)

Permanent role, starting as soon as you can

Working from our office in Stock, Essex, whilst visiting customers across London, East Anglia and the South East

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:

Pinning down service and maintenance contracts, and wooing decision-makers into choosing WFP for system installations and upgrades

Upselling maintenance services to current customers and getting more people seeing us as a one-stop shop for all things fire, security and electrical

Using innovative ways to find new prospects online and creating relationships that'll turn them into customers

Responding to leads, finding decision makers, managing prospects and following up on quotations and customer feedback

Attending site surveys, creating system designs and bespoke packages (we'll teach you if you don't know how!)

Sales forecasting and relationship-building with suppliers, manufacturers and partner companies

And smashing targets, of course!

yoU'LL benefit From:

A rewarding commission scheme

Access to company vehicles and your own company car after a successful six-month probationary period

29 days' annual leave, including Bank Holidays - plus your birthday off!

Continual in-house training, plus discounted courses from the Fire Industry Association (FIA)

Work laptop and company phone

Entry to our pension scheme, plus tasty bonuses

Socials, team-building days, access to our company break room which includes a ping-pong table, plus a streaming supply of tea and biscuits

Free on-site parking

What We Need From You...

Positivity and professionalism, please! We like to let our hair down but our customers need to know they can trust us, too. So you'll need to show you can be reliable, punctual, honest and proactive in every aspect of your role

A full, UK driving licence - you'll be driving to customers for site surveys and meetings, after all!

At least three years' experience in B2B sales with a proven track record of meeting targets and/or in the fire, security and electrical sector with sound knowledge of how the commercial and service sectors work

Top communication skills - you need to be confident, personable and a great listener to build the sorts of relationships that'll help you reach your targets

Self-motivation, laser-focus on results, great organisation - and you're going to have to be comfortable working under pressure, too

Experience working with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook mostly), service management software and/or CRMs

IDEALLY, YOU'LL BE...

Experienced in fire and/or security alarm design with a keen interest in the sector

Knowledgeable on all the EN and BS standards for intruder, fire, CCTV and access control

An expert tea drinker with good to excellent knowledge of the ideal dunking time (but we can work on that!)

WHY JOIN WFP?

We’re not one of those “fast growth” unicorn-type companies. We’re steadier and more sustainable than that. 

Despite two recessions and a pandemic, we’re still here, still thriving and growing, and there’s a chance you’re the one who’s going to make us even better, very soon! So, we’ll take good care of you. 

Not only do we train our people really well, but we’re also encouraging and understanding of a work/life balance, and we’ll celebrate all of your wins whilst helping you through any lows, too. 

Ready to join a team that’s got your back?

WFP engineer standing in front of a fire alarm panel with a customer

HOW TO APPLY...

Send us your CV and a few words about why you reckon you’re right for the role to tahlia@adambutlerltd.co.uk.

We’ll be in touch and if you’re in the runnings, we’ll ask you to complete a mini-exercise to show us what you can do before your interview.

Thank you for reading and good luck!

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