Trade Sales Executive ( A&D) Job at OKA – in London

Job Description

OKA is a successful multi-channel retailer of beautiful, unique and affordable furniture and accessories for the home. Today, we have 14 stores and an extensive mail order, online and trade business with many thousands of customers throughout the UK and the world beyond.

We are currently looking to recruit a Full Time Trade Sales Executive to be based in out Chelsea Head Office.

Your main duties will include:

Develop existing trade accounts and create new ones, increase conversion, drive sales and repeat sales.

UK and International business development with Trade customers.

Help to develop new customers and work with the retail team to increase revenue for all channels.

Provide excellent sales performance to exceed sales targets.

Constantly evaluate the market and competitors.

Utiliseyour superior product knowledge to support interior designers with theirprojects and identify opportunities to cross-sell additional products.

Keep ourclients updated with the latest product launches through regular communication.

Deliver excellent sales performance to exceed sales targets.


Respond to inbound telephone calls from clients.

Deal with internal and external emails and prioritise urgency; order enquiries, applications, stock transfers, delivery, warehouse collections.

Respond to stock enquiries, stock availability, stock suitability

Liaise with internal departments regarding QC, stock, deliveries, trade online, marketing, showrooms, customer services.

Oversee orders from start to completion; maintaining good communication with clients throughout

Reconcile accounts/orders daily on Internal CRM software

Chasing outstanding funds on reserved orders

Manage International orders shipping quotes and VAT admin.

Provide a friendly, courteous, professional and positive service at all times

Manage the clients returned goods in accordance with OKA policies and understand consumer rights.

Be an ambassador for excellent customer service to enhance the OKA brand.

Key requirements for the position include:
Keen interest in furniture and home furnishings.

Proven track record of proactive approach to business and clients with creative selling skills.

Minimum 2 years experience in a customer facing role in a relevant industry dealing with UK and International A&D customers.

Ability to read and understand floorplans.

Minimum 2 years new business development experience.

Excellent team player collaborative and people driven.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a strong command of English.

Highly organised with excellent time management skills.

Proficient in MS Office, experience with stock ordering systems.

Flexible to work on weekends, evenings and public holidays to meet commercial and client needs.

Clean driving record and current drivers license.

Ability to travel locally or internationally.

If this position is of interest to you and if you think you have the right skills to be successful, please apply with a cover letter and an up to date CV by clicking on apply above.


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About Company

Company: OKA –

Company Location:  London

Job Category: Engineering Jobs, Mechnical Jobs, Electrical Jobs

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