Sales Coordinator Leeds

at La Marzocco UK

Date Posted:
02 Aug
Leeds, GB
Job Type:
Dependent on Experience
Salary Type:

La Marzocco is committed to best practice in Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion. We encourage applications from all backgrounds, communities and industries and are committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills, experiences, and abilities. We value the positive impact that difference has on our team and actively encourage BAME and LGBT applicants to submit their CV, so we have the widest pool to choose the most suitable candidate from. We provide an open, inclusive, and supportive environment. We work hard to maintain a positive working culture and are committed to helping you fulfil your potential.

About the Role

A fantastic opportunity has arisen at La Marzocco UK & Ireland within the Sales department. We currently have two showrooms in the UK, our head office in London and local office in Leeds. This role will be based in the north. The Sales coordinator role offers the opportunity to travel around the UK & Ireland and would suit someone driven who thinks outside the box, in turn offering a highly rewarding experience. The successful candidate would be required to work closely with all our partners helping to build stronger relationships and supporting them in the growing marketplace. You will be joining our growing energetic team and reporting to the Sales Manager, you will work within Sales Coordinators team to assist in the planning, execution, and optimisation of our partner supporting strategy. This role is busy and demanding, and so it is essential that you have attention to detail, excellent time management skills and can work under pressure. You will have a proven track record in a sales-based role. You will work collaboratively with all departments to capitalise on every opportunity to reach new prospects as well as supporting existing partners, and end users. You will become part of a very close working team with sales, marketing, and after sales. In addition to being an outstanding communicator, you will also demonstrate excellent interpersonal and analytical skills. This position is available immediately, initially offered on a 6-month probation period.

About La Marzocco UK

La Marzocco, founded in 1927 by the Bambi brothers, has traditionally specialised in manufacturing and distributing high-end crafted coffee machines. La Marzocco is leader in the specialty coffee sector, and it is a global group with branch offices worldwide, and headquarters in Florence, Italy. La Marzocco UK operates within the UK and Irish markets and will celebrate its 10th year anniversary in 2022. We are a small dynamic team and pride ourselves for the commitment to support our partners in the coffee industry and hospitality sector, as well as to sustain charities in our community with their ongoing projects. You will be involved in all aspects of the business, and we are committed to your career development and support.

Job Purpose, Responsibilities and Duties

  • Supporting sales and promotion of our entire commercial product range.
  • Replying to sales leads that come through to La Marzocco, via email and phone.
  • Providing support to our re-seller network in wholesale sales of the La Marzocco range, ensuring the adequacy of sales-related equipment or material.
  • Spending time collating your own calendar to make sure that you are spending adequate time with our partner network in the area assigned to you.
  • Providing valuable feedback to management to make sure that our partners, and end-users, are satisfied with the product and overall service.
  • Innovate and present new ideas and approaches to sales strategies.
  • Account management as well as new business development
  • Develop engaging and trustworthy inner outer relationships and mutual success.

Person Specification

This role is an excellent opportunity for candidates seeking a varied and challenging position. We are looking for an applicant who is energised, trustworthy, and hard-working, with excellent communication and team working skills. The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude with a courteous and helpful approach. Overall, we are looking for someone who has/is: - Proactive and time-oriented with a positive can-do attitude. - Someone who can think innovatively. - Be personable and a strong communicator with great written and verbal communication skills to be representative of La Marzocco with a sense of fun professionalism - Interest in speciality coffee preferable but not necessary. - With a background in Sales as well as account management - Self-Motivated with Strong Leadership Skills and Team-Oriented, Goal-Oriented with Strong Attention to Detail.

If this feels like you and would like to be considered for the position, please send your covering letter and an up-to-date CV which evidence the above for the attention of Ben Brooker.