A unique opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic individual to take a key role in developing both new and existing sales accounts. You must be well motivated and able to manage time and workload independently. You will work with a high level of attention to detail and will have excellent communication skills for contact with colleagues and customers alike. Reporting to the Directors you will be responsible for the profitable growth of Hoyles UK and Export sales.

Salary based on 37.5 hrs / week - region of £28,000pa plus bonus following qualifying period.

28 days paid holiday including bank holidays, statutory sick pay and auto enrollment pension.

In your application letter and at interview you must be able to demonstrate:

  • The ability to understand and communicate the features and benefits of electronic products
  • A proven track record in developing sales accounts and building client relationships
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in related or relevant industries
  • Knowledge of selling into export markets (Desirable)

Significant travel is expected and therefore a full clean UK driving license is essential and own car desirable.

Company background

Hoyles Electronic Developments are the UK's leading manufacturer of electronic door control equipment, based near St Helens, Merseyside. We are a 3rd generation family business with a global reputation for solving regular and unique door security problems.

Over the last 50 years, we have built a reputation for manufacturing highly reliable electronic security devices for some of the world’s best known security brands. We also manufacture our own exclusive branded products in Exitguard, Multiguard, Interguard, Aidalarm and Keyguard.

Our customers are professional installers in the security, fire and access control industries along with related distributors and general electrical wholesalers. The end users of our products are spread across all market segments and all products are used in commercial premises.

Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Responding to and following up, sales leads and other enquiries.
  • Visiting customers and maintaining regular contact.
  • Preparing reports on all meetings as well as any specific reports requested by the directors.
  • Maintaining a detailed technical knowledge of the company’s products and capabilities.
  • Liaising with colleagues and external organisations to ensure that customers’ orders are produced and delivered promptly.
  • Developing a knowledge of export procedures.
  • Undertaking specific research or other projects as required.
  • Seeking new markets and product opportunities within the context of the company's objectives.
  • Considering ways in which sales might be more profitably developed in terms of advertising and promotions, exhibiting at trade fairs, the design of literature and manufacture of products to meet specific market requirements.
  • Where appropriate, attending exhibitions either in the UK or overseas.

Significant scope exists with several thousand customers and prospects on our own database covering the UK and export markets. There is ongoing activity to increase both the number of customers and countries in which products are sold. Since 2010, products have been sold to 66 countries.

The prime measures of performance will be:

1. Sustained profitable sales growth.

2. The profitable business development of new products and markets.

3. The quality of support given to the Directors in terms of:

(i) The planning for visits/meetings.

(ii) The provision of information by way of reports etc.

(iii) The relationship established with customers in servicing their requirements.

Please note that candidates MUST be eligible to work and live in the UK


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