Sales Development Executive

Recruiter
Purely Personnel
Location
Cambridge
Salary
23000.0000
Posted
16 Apr 2017
Closes
16 May 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our world class clients, based in Cambridge, are now in the market for a Sales Development Executive to join their Sales and Marketing team. The role will involve the generation of sales leads from marketing campaigns, exhibitions / events, website and telephone enquiries. The role will also involve :

  • Follow up and qualify all inbound leads and process via SAP CRM

  • Understand qualification from a sales perspective and prioritise accordingly

  • Ensure that all leads are routed correctly; either to the Account Management team or back into Marketing for further nurturing

  • Take a pro-active account-led approach to explore further sales opportunities (portfolio selling)

  • Understand the structure of CRM and lead flow

  • Ensure that customer data is kept up to date and is segmented correctly

  • Execute post exhibition/event telesales campaign

  • Prepare reports on lead conversion and other relevant topics

  • Assist in preparing data for marketing campaigns, e.g. trade-in/upgrade campaigns

  • Keep up to date with new product launches

  • Support in improving opportunity forecasting accuracy

  • Attend Exhibitions and Conventions when required

  • Support the wider marketing and sales team as required

This is a key role within the organisation and my clients are keen to secure candidates with the following skills and experience ;

  • Preferred experience in working with SAP CRM, Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and confidence in speaking to customers
  • Must be self-driven and happy to take their own initiative
  • The suitable applicant should have good sales, telephone and communication skills.
  • Must be able to manage their own work load and prioritise effectively
  • The applicant should be able to work as an individual and contribute within a team environment
  • A good communicator and negotiator
  • Organised and good record keeping
  • Be able to work at weekends and stay away from home if required
  • Overseas travel may be undertaken on request
  • Full driving licence

Our clients offer unrivalled employee benefits which include :

33 days holiday including bank holidays, private healthcare scheme (taxable benefit), 8.5% contributory pension scheme, 10% profit related pay scheme (discretionary), childcare vouchers, free parking and lots more !