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Junior Technical Sales Advisor

  • Job reference: 929395
  • Location: Dundee
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: IT & Telecoms, Technical support/Admin
  • Date posted: 10/01/2020


Junior Technical Sales Advisor


Salary - competitive + benefits

Location - Dundee

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Junior Technical Sales Adviser who has a passion for Audio Visual technology to join our client's expanding team at their Head Office in Dundee.

Our client is seeking someone with a passion for technical solutions to help deliver their expertly designed technology integrations. The ideal candidate has a good understanding of and interest in Audio Visual systems/components, together with a technical background. This technical foundation will ideally be coupled with a confident personality, willingness to learn and desire to succeed. They are seeking a quick learner with strong listening and negotiating skills who can help showcase their solutions in a captivating way.

They looking for a versatile person looking to move into a technical sales role and/or someone recently finished a technical course at College/University.

Ideally, you will have good technical understanding to ensure the feasibility of potential proposals principally in Audio Visual and/or one of the following key areas:

  • Pro Audio
    * Feature and Effect Lighting
    * Aerial/ Satellite and Signal Distribution
    * Voice & Data Infrastructure
    * Access Control Systems & Equipment (smart cards & wearables)

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work with best-in-class Audio Visual in a range of interesting and varying high-end projects, primarily within the Health & Fitness, Retail, Leisure and Hospitality sectors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Making calls and following up with customers to meet their needs
  • Developing relationships with potential customers and maintaining good relationships with existing customers
  • Design and specification of systems and solutions (in-house, ongoing training will be provided)
  • Performing research on accounts to help increase interest in the organisation
  • Making sure to understand the individual and unique needs of each customer
  • Preparation of accurate quotations and tender submissions to tight deadlines
  • Continuous learning and development including successful completion of AVIXA training courses

Please note sales targets will be used as a key performance indicator

Qualifications and Education Requirements

HNC/HND equivalent in Audio Engineering or other technical field (preferred)

Essential Skills

  • A keen interest in and understanding of AV and/or Technology in general
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal, telephone, and organisational skills
  • Approachable and professional as you may be tasked with presenting to customers, attending networking events and participating in trade shows
  • Attention to detail
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and ability to learn and adapt to new platforms as required

Desirable Skills

  • Sales experience is desirable although not essential, as long as you have the ability to build relationships, a desire to succeed and are comfortable approaching people to win new business
  • Full UK Driving Licence, the ability and willingness to travel

Training & Support

Ongoing training and support will be provided in order to ensure that the successful candidate develops the knowledge and skills required to progress within the Role and the Company.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.