Sales & Business Development Consultant

Cordant People
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Sales & Business Development Consultant

Salary: £18,000 + Commission + Excellent Benefits

Location: Blackpool

Working hours: Mon - Fri - 9am to 5pm

About The Role

The main focus of this role is to work alongside your colleagues to ensure your personal and company sales targets are achieved by creating new business contacts and servicing existing through exceptional call management. It is a higher level of sales, as it is important to build solid relationships in this particular position. Researching and being able to remain articulate and knowledgeable with training provided.

Essential Skills Required

  • Proven sales experience and successful target management ability
  • Proven experience and full understanding of delivering exceptional customer service
  • Ability to resolve problems, work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work as under own initiative, and essentially as part of a wider team
  • Analytically skilled
  • IT literate and knowledge of Microsoft products
  • Ability to follow procedures and willingness to enhance them
  • Strong time management skills and ability to prioritise workload and be highly organised
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and accurate written and spoken English
  • Commercial & financial awareness and be numerate
  • Adaptable and flexible

Role - Main Responsibilities

  • Creation of new business and management of existing using both sales and email techniques.
    • Liaising with the client to ensure accurate tailored proposals are created
    • Accurately costing the proposals using our bespoke costing system
    • Ensuring accurate information is imparted at all times
    • Servicing the clients requirements in the most efficient & effective way
    • Ensuring all internal guideline are adhered to
  • Delivery of exceptional customer service and some sales administration throughout the year, including...
    • Generating accurate costing's
    • Tailor making proposals reflecting the requirements of the group
    • Liaising with support departments to request and confirm information
    • Ensuring re costed within set budgets and client deposits are received in the agreed time frames
    • Introduce the concept of "life-long" relationships with both client and supplier
  • Sound product knowledge, including...
    • Regularly visiting assigned areas, taking part in inspection visits
    • Input into maintaining and continually improving information packs about visits in the assigned areas
    • Understanding of associate memberships and benefit to client & company
    • Full training will be provided.
Useful Skills
  • Driving licence
  • Advanced IT knowledge
  • Knowledge of a foreign language French/German/Other is advantageous not a necessity
Essential Personal Attributes
  • Desire to hit targets and work within a targeted environment
  • Self-motivated, positive and professional
  • Real passion for exceptional service delivery
  • Ability to work independently inside a team environment
  • Desire to support the development of the business and others
  • Flexible, adaptable and positive approach to work
  • Free to travel 1/2 times a year

Please Note - If you have not been contacted with one week of your application then you have not been selected for this particular position. Thank you. CP2