Sales Executive - (International Schools)

Recruiter
Guru Careers
Location
Leeds
Salary
£25000 - £30000 Per Annum OTE £35k + Benefits
Posted
23 Aug 2018
Closes
20 Sep 2018
Ref
NF-GCE2718A
Contact
Guru Careers
Job Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Sales Executive / New Business Sales Consultant (International Schools)

A Sales Executive / New Business Sales Consultant is needed to join a market leader that specialises in high quality, innovative products for schools. Working from their Leeds Head Office, expect a rare opportunity to progress your career selling a leading brand to English-speaking international schools.

For over 30 years this international firm have helped millions of people get organised and achieve more through the production of high-quality planners, diaries and books that fuse beauty and functionality. Due to continued global success they are now seeking a proactive Sales Executive / New Business Sales Consultant to ‘think outside of the box' to secure customer's attention and win sales.

Joining the existing International Sales Team and reporting to the Head of Sales the Sales Executive / New Business Sales Consultant will be responsible for generating new business from international secondary schools. Whether you are making outbound calls / emails; understanding customer needs and market trends; identifying decisions makers; nurturing existing accounts; designing sales pitches; attending client meetings or successfully closing deals, it will be your love of problem solving that drives new business acquisition.

To qualify. You should be an energetic and ambitious Sales Executive / New Business Sales Consultant / Business Development Manager / Sales Manager / New Business Exec or similar who can demonstrate:

  • Experience in a similar sales role generating new business via the telephone;
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) – you are open to speaking to people at all levels;
  • Fantastic rapport building skills;
  • Excellent IT / computer skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and organisational skills;
  • The willingness to work flexibly as required and attend client meetings / exhibitions.

Working in a fast-paced, buzzing, social environment (regular staff meals / BBQ lunches), you will be someone who can take the initiative and get the job done - thriving under pressure and enjoying being part of a great family run business.

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