Sales Consultant

Posted 17 October by Spear Recruitment
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SALARY: £18,000 to £20,000 Depending on Experience, OTE £35,000 to £40,000


  • Annual channel performance related bonus
  • 20 days plus bank holidays allowance
  • Career opportunity in line with channel growth

As a key, the Sales Consultant will be responsible for securing new customers both retail and corporate but with a focus on corporate, help manage existing corporate customers, convert incoming retail sales enquiries into customers and help the team to provide sales support to a network of field based sales agents. The role requires a sharp focus on delivering new customer signings, at the required levels of volume and revenue. Quarterly Sales Targets will require a consistent level of high quality sales pipeline management which will drive high levels of open-ended commission earnings.


  • To identify, connect with, engage and then convert the mid-range turnover & revenue generating new business prospects for both Corporate and Third party channels. The role will be completely self-reliant for finding retail and corporate prospects and any appointment-making required.
  • Undertake regular detailed commercial reviews of the sales pipeline to identify areas of opportunity and risks towards success - enabling the effective management of short, medium and long term deliverables.
  • Through personal commitment to training, build a comprehensive understanding of all products, processes, services and USP’s to allow appropriate client needs to be met.
  • To take a consultative approach with prospects, in order to uncover explicit needs and requirements ensuring these are then met through a considered and professional solution that maximizes the potential of opportunity.
  • Ensure that all contact and conversations with prospective and new customers are accurately recorded within defined SLAs in the company data systems.
  • Work effectively with all team members to help generate a supportive team culture.
  • Quickly develop a clear understanding of all Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and ensure these are prioritised and achieved on a daily, weekly & monthly basis.
  • Display positive behaviours at all times that encourage other channel colleagues and promote a positive working environment.
  • Contribute and commit to creating a personal development plan that addresses all training and development needs to deliver monthly sales & revenue targets and future career aspirations.
  • Other duties from time to time as directed by the management team


  • A good Sales Consultant will demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and experience to be successful:
  • A clear understanding of all products and USP’s with the ability to consult effectively and then match features and benefits to each individual customer and demonstrate positive outcomes.
  • Immaculate presentation & communication skills allied with an adept commercial awareness.
  • Capable of negotiation at Director Level.
  • Strong self-motivational skills with the ability to work collaboratively towards the teams target and ultimately revenue goals.
  • A demonstrable ability to develop key relationships and network at board level externally.
  • Ability to prospect effectively using communications campaigns, data management and an ability to challenge the status quo in order to deliver against stretching targets.
  • Entrepreneurial skills underpinned by an aspirational drive.
  • Use the company database systems to effectively manage their personal pipeline to maximise all selling opportunities for now and future.
  • Have good insight on all elements of the automotive and fleet market, up to date with market changes and fluctuations.
  • Is well read and with a good understanding of all competitor propositions and can readily articulate these.
  • Previous experience of selling contract hire and leasing within the Motor Trade or motor trade retails sales will be distinctly advantageous

Required skills

  • Sales

Reference: 36380337

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