Heyland Recruitment
Chester: 01244 335115
Warrington: 01925 425952

French Speaking Sales Advisor


Reference: SM0122

Type: Permanent

Minimum Salary: £20,000.00

Maximum Salary: £20,000.00

+ commission

Qualifications: French speaking

I am currently recruiting for my client who is based in Deeside for a fluent French speaker to join the sales team on a permanent basis. Ideally you will have previous sales experience and have a confident telephone manner, however, full training can be provided.



Working as part of a dynamic and professional team, you will be responsible for contacting customers via telephone or email to generate new business and maintain ongoing relations with our existing accounts.


Using your excellent telephone manner and sales skills, you will gain an understanding of the nature of the customers business, and use this to sell the companies concept, products and services to the customer with a view to building an ongoing long term business relationship. You will work closely with other operational departments to promote and develop the business.


Key duties:

  • Conducting outbound calls to new and existing leads
  • To increase the trading database
  • To work with existing accounts to ensure continuing sales
  • Manage and action daily/weekly outbound reports
  • To seek out large order opportunities and convert into orders           
  • Report to Assistant Manager – Export on progress
  • Undertake and deliver projects efficiently and effectively
  • To carry out any additional administrative duties as required by the Internal Sales Manager - Export to ensure optimum efficiency
  • In addition to these functions, the employee is required to carry out other duties as may be reasonably required to meet the needs of the business 


Core Competencies:

  • Fluent in French, both written and verbal
  • Experience in an Export environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Target driven
  • Positive Attitude, hard worker and enthusiastic
  • A team player in a sales oriented environment
  • Computer literacy, including Excel and Word and ability to learn new software
  • Good interpersonal skills, with ability to communicate with users across all levels of ability and seniority, by phone, email and face-to-face.
  • Professional, courteous and conscientious manner.
  • Good organisational skills
  • An eagerness to learn new skills and an ability to adapt quickly
  • Trustworthy nature with experience of handling confidential data.
  • Good time management skills with ability to prioritise jobs and multi-task


If you are fluent in both written and spoken French and looking for your next career opportunity, please apply to be considered for the shortlist.