Sales Executive - Middle East

Location
London
Salary
£28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Closes
07 Sep 2017
Ref
00072045
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Sales
Job Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an opportunity to join a leading independent language school and training organisation based in Covent Garden, London. They are looking to appoint a Sales Executive for the Middle East. This is full-time permanent contract.

The primary focus of the role is sales; you will be target-focused and have experience of delivering excellent customer service. Working as part of an experienced sales team, you will have a strong focus on exceeding sales targets for their complete product range.

They are looking for a dynamic, energetic and highly motivated individual to deliver outstanding levels of sales growth and customer experience.

Person Specification

Key skill areas
- At least 1 years experience working in a similar sales role in the UK with full Right To Work in the UK.
- The right mind-set to work with a CRM capable of providing structured daily and weekly tasks communicative and sales based actions.
- Experience in sales of a high quality product in a service industry and evidence of success
- Evidence of effective relationship building with key stakeholders
- Excellent written communication skills: ability to produce faultless copy for business communications with sensitivity to the needs of non-native speakers
- Excellent oral communication skills, including telephone manner and ability to make presentations clear, persuasive, articulate
- Comfortable with accountability for ambitious sales targets and reward based upon results
- Committed team member: supportive of colleagues, pro-active and flexible, ready to cover for other team members
- Commercial awareness: able to work simultaneously to sales and profitability targets
- Experience of, or a demonstrated ability and enthusiasm for, dealing with people from other countries and cultures whilst remaining professional and diplomatic at all times
- Adept at high-calibre analysis and report writing
- IT literate: intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office suite. Typing speed of at least 40-50 wpm.
- Excellent time management and ability to prioritise, whilst communicating actions to others
- Excellent planning and organisational skills.
- Common sense and a 'can do' attitude.
- Willingness to travel for up to 10-12 weeks per annum; this will include weekends

Desirable

- Educated to degree level
- Fluent Arabic and/or Turkish
- Experience in education or languages marketing an advantage
- Good working knowledge of a relevant foreign language a distinct advantage
- Experience in utilising and managing a CRM system