Sales Executive

Highlander International Recycling is Scotland’s largest independent paper recycler based in East Kilbride, and are continually growing and expanding. With this in mind an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Sales Representative to join our team.

The role will involve handling incoming customer enquiries, generating new customer leads across the region, and handling a number of other customer focused services. This will include preparing proposals, securing appointments, as well as meeting and building relationships with potential and existing customers.

The successful candidate will be office based, however a large proportion of time will be field based. In view of this we are looking for someone highly skilled within the sales arena, from any business sector who is self-motivated, and driven. Experience of working autonomously with a view to achieving pre-set goals will be a pre-requisite.

The role is a full time position, working Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm, although some flexibility may be required. Salary is D.O.E.

Qualifications/Essential Skills:

Extensive sales experience, with an emphasis on cold calling

Excellent customer service skills

Proven organisational and time-keeping abilities

Full, clean driving licence

Thorough geographical knowledge of the Scottish region

Proven sales track record

Able to achieve company & personal targets

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Basic IT skills (Microsoft Office)

Alongside the above points you should be dedicated, loyal, enthusiastic and keen to learn. You should also be presentable, trustworthy, reliable, with an impressive work ethic.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Monday to Friday


  • sales: 10 years (Preferred)


  • Driving (Required)

Work remotely:

  • No

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Highlander International Ltd.
7 – 10 Linwood Avenue,
East Kilbride
G74 5NR

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