Simon Nicholls

External Sales Executive

Where were you born?

Kings College Hospital, South London

Introduce us to your family

My beautiful wife Antonella & My 5 year old daughter Cienna.

Do you have any pets?

I have two cats named Ronnie & Reggie

What do you love?

My family, Football & Music.

What do you hate?

A real pet hate of mine is being ignored/asking for something to be done and they don’t do whats asked. 🙁

What’s the strangest talent you have?

I don’t know if it’s a strange talent but I can do the shuffle like Micheal Jackson.

Do you have any strange phobias?

Spiders are a phobais, after I was bitten one summer and had to go to hospital due to it.

If you could learn to do anything, what would it be?

To play the guitar & sign language.

What brought you to AJW?

To be a part of a thriving family business.

What does your job involve?

Summary of essential External Sales Executive functions

·       Service existing accounts, obtain orders and establish new accounts by planning and organising daily work schedules to call on existing or potential sales customers.

·       Be committed to the expansion and success of the business.

·       Develop a strategy each year alongside the central sales division to ensure all budgets are achieved and that the business increases year on year.

·       Stay abreast of competing markets, development, competitors in the community and surrounding area.

·       Visiting prospective clients to introduce them to AJW, explaining what we can offer them.

·       Visiting existing customers to build on our relationship with them to make us the company at the forefront of their mind when ordering roofing, cladding and insulation materials.

·       Ensure all site visits are followed up with an email or call.

·       Recording jobs by taking photos of any major projects which involve our products.

·       Work with your customer base and the marketing team to constantly look for case study work.

·       Build relationships with our suppliers ensuring that any leads they receive will end up heading our way.

·       Supply management with oral and written reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities and potential for new products and services.

·      Keeps abreast of product applications, technical services, market conditions, competitive activities, advertising and promotional trends through the reading of pertinent literature and consulting with marketing and technical service areas.

·       Participate in trade shows and conventions.

How long have you worked for AJW ?

5 months now

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