Internal Sales Consultant

Recruiter
BSS Recruitment
Location
Bedford
Salary
£16000 - £18000/annum + £10.5K OTE
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an opportunity to be part of a dynamic sales team within a top FTSE 100 company with 21 years’ experience in ICT within the education market. We are looking for individuals with a proven track record of internal sales delivery and account management to help our expansion in the state schools market. Our uncapped earnings and generous basic salary reflects our commitment to recruiting a winning team.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Key Competencies
• Ownership - take responsibility for actions and accept the associated risks.
• Ability to work under pressure
• Strong customer focus.
• Have a strong focus on quality, constantly striving to improve.
• High level of self-motivation.
• Ability to make full use of available resources.
• Be able to communicate effectively.
• Ability to work under your own initiative.
• Contribute to team monthly meetings.

Essential Skills/Experience
• Previous proven successful internal sales experience, ideally including sales of value added IT solutions.
• Proven sales territory planning skills and experience
• Proven track record of generating leads and hitting targets set
• Previous business sales experience essential, as the role includes cold calling and account management.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Proven ability to build strong customer relationships
• Strong negotiation skills
• Excellent time management, planning and organisational skills.
• Team player
• Confidence in the use of IT for business purposes.
• A working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

Desired Skills/Experience
• An understanding of the factors and issues affecting UK Education.
• Working knowledge of the company’s software/database software
• Working knowledge of the Education market
• A background in software sales
• Experience of quotation/proposal writing
• Strong literacy skills