Sales Executive, Softlines Textiles in Istanbul, Turkey

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The Retail & Consumer Products (RCP) team in Istanbul is seeking a Sales Executive drive sales of UL Solutions’ services in assigned commercial accounts and a range of small-medium business accounts within the softlines textiles industry.

This role is critical for improving our business by gaining new clients, as well as sustaining good relationship with our existing clients. Understanding the needs of our clients and providing a first class customer experience is vital.

  • Supports planning of sales strategy and maintains ongoing plan to prioritize portfolio of accounts and maintain relationships throughout the year

  • Interfaces with customers to promote and sell UL products and services

  • Uses technical credibility to build relationships with buyers and centers of influence

  • Under moderate level of guidance, drives sales process from beginning to end, leveraging support from Sales Support Specialists and Inside Sales Executives when necessary

  • Follows up with customer to ensure renewal of services where applicable

  • Actions on opportunities to sell specialty product / services

  • Meets with new logo prospects from inbound and outbound channels to qualify their needs, understand decisionmakers, and land new customers

  • Supports discovery, opportunity identification, proposals, and closing for sales of core UL products and services

  • Leverages technical support (engineers) when customer has a qualified need

  • Creates and maintains pipeline of new logo prospects to supplement existing account activities, owns new logo process through close of sale

  • Brings in additional resources when advantageous to support sales process, and delegates leadership of the sale to Technical Inside Sales Executives for highly technical or specialized products / services

  • Transitions implementation to success / fulfillment teams after sales have been closed to ensure seamless service delivery

  • Where applicable, supports development of GAM and SAM multi-year account plans in TIC by providing insight on area of specialization (specific product/ service)

  • Supports remaining account managers on discovery and opportunity identification for assigned specialty products / services

  • Works under the close guidance of account managers (GAMs, SAMs) to seamlessly work with customers throughout the sales cycle

  • Provides any necessary information to SAM and GAM during account planning process on potential growth opportunities within assigned solution area

  • Bachelor’s and/or graduate degree in engineering or related field preferred

  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook), and CRM software

  • Relevant technical capabilities related to assigned specialty product / service

  • 3 years of related sales experience. e.g. from the TIC industry or textiles production/manufacturing

  • Deep knowledge and experience with specialty product / services within assigned TIC portfolio

  • Proven ability to meet and exceed sales targets

  • Business acumen and deep understanding of business sales processes

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