Forklift Trainee Sales Executive

Excellent salary

We have an exciting opportunity for a trainee sales executive selling and promoting materials handling solutions and service packages to companies in the local area.

A leading independent forklift company specialising in sales, service and hire, Lister Lift Trucks provides quality forklift services in the South West. We are main dealers for the Cesab product, Cesab is part of the Toyota family and produces high quality products from a world class manufacturer.

In this role you will be required to promote our products and services to new and existing customers, generating new leads, keeping the information up to date. You will have excellent customer service skills, be personable and have a good telephone manner.

There will be the opportunity to progress if you have the motivation to learn the products and services and you are enthusiastic, organised and are able to meet targets and goals. 

You will be required to learn about our industry, be organised, and motivated, once you have proved yourself you will be promoting the Cesab brand to existing and new customers in the local area, managing relationships with existing customers and monitoring new business development, selling products and services and developing relationships with new business and conducting site visits.

Manufacturer sales and product support is available and we also benefit from being members of the CFTS and Fork Lift Truck Association.

Requirements for the role

  • Proven track record in selling business to business.
  • Good commercial awareness and business understanding
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • Effective planning and organisation skills
  • Desire to learn and research information
  • PC literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • A full UK drivers licence is required


  • Good salary
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Uniform
  • Family run business

If you enjoy working as part of a team and making a difference, please apply now.