Sales Account Executive

Recruiter
Headway Recruitment
Location
Ilkley
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Do you want to kick start your career in sales?


Do you want to work in a vibrant technology company offering amazing progression opportunities?


Our client is looking for a driven, proactive sales person to join their growing office. This role is a fantastic opportunity for anybody looking to work in a forward-thinking, exciting office.


Our client is a high growth technology and managed service provider, working predominantly in the public sector. Turnover is growing in excess of 15% year on year and forecast to exceed £7m in 2017 - 18.


Due to this rapid growth, they are now looking for a Sales Account Executive to work with their existing customers to provide them with a regular point of contact. This is an office based role, performed primarily over the telephone, talking with our existing customers to discuss additional products and services with them, generating either additional sales or leads to be passed to the local field based Account Manager.


Responsibilities:
·To call existing customers regularly to build an Account Management relationship with them
·To discuss any changes to a school's requirements, and identify potential additional sales opportunities
·To close standard additional sales opportunities
·To pass complex additional sales opportunities onto the relevant field based Account Manager
·To follow up campaigns into the existing schools customer base, with a confirmation telephone call
·To update Sales-Force as a CRM tool to manage all customer communication.

Our client values a quality-based approach to sales and understands the importance of building long-term relationships.

The ideal candidate will have:
·Excellent communication skills
·Confidence to talk with customers over the telephone
·Self-motivated, as this person will manage their own time and achievement of objectives
·The ability to work with a number of software systems

Benefits:
·£18-20k OTE £24k
·Up to 25 days paid holiday
·5% matched pension
·Participation in the company share scheme
·Opportunities for progression into the field sales team (up to £100k salary)

If you would like any further information on this role, please do not hesitate to contact or call us on .

Headway Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.