Graduate Channel Sales Executive, Smoothwall

£20000 - £30000/annum
11 Jul 2017
10 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Company: Smoothwall
Job Title: Graduate Channel Sales Executive
Location: Leeds
Salary: £20,000 (£30K OTE)
Sector: IT

Smoothwall is a renowned, premier software enterprise that has been delivering a range of world class solutions since the advent of the 21st century! They`re looking for ambitious graduates to perform the role of Graduate Channel Sales Executive in order to expand on the company`s presence further!

Benefits/What you get:

- Full, bespoke training
- A competitive basic salary of £20,000
- Y1 OTE of £30K OTE
- Laptop
- Company meals
- Full bespoke training with a
- Excellent scope for progression
- Regular socials in a welcoming atmosphere
- Lucrative bonus/incentive schemes

The successful candidates will enjoy a role segmented into distinct progression stages. For your first 6-9 months, you`ll learn about Smoothwall, its marketplace and the services it offers. Once you have developed a thorough understanding of Smoothwall and your role, you`ll then begin to perform client outreach, generating new business leads, booking appointments and developing existing relationships.

Based on how quickly you adapt, you can expect to manage business relationships with existing clients within 6-18 months. Once you have obtained the appropriate skills, you will adopt a more external role, independently running face to face meetings, negotiating, influencing and closing business with your clients.

The Role:

- Obtain a thorough understanding of the Smoothwall, its marketplace and its competitors
- Strategically generate new leads, perform client outreach and develop rapport with existing customers
- Take ownership of existing client relationships and develop relationships with key decision makers in order to obtain repeat business
- Take responsibility for the entire business cycle - presenting to and negotiating with clients to close deals
- Liaise with resellers, distributors and third party companies in order to up and cross sell products and services


- Educated to degree level
- Possess exceptional communication skills
- Self-motivated, with a strong desire to succeed 
- Ambitious and driven

Next Steps:

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(Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to contact all applicants directly. If you haven`t heard from us within 28 days please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.)