Sales Executive, Job Ref: JO2888

Posted 26 April by Network Recruitment Ltd.

Sales Executive, Job Ref: JO2888
Permanent (following probation), Full Time Post
Donegal Based - Central to Letterkenny
Salary/Remuneration: Circa €25-€32k DOE plus possible bonus scheme
We are proud to be working with one of Europe’s largest and most successful Sports Travel Companies. Their first-class reputation has been founded on professionalism, high levels of client relations and the quality of their products and service.
The Company currently provides bespoke sports hospitality packages to discerning customers from all over the world. They currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Sales Executive for their ever-growing business. If you have the hunger, drive, determination and willingness to learn this may be the opportunity for you!

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:
It is critical that this person has strong presentation and communication skills. He/she is a team player who can effectively work cross-functionally with key constituents. The ideal candidate will have experience communicating and working with high net worth individuals. This role requires a thorough knowledge of the sports industry and the products and services the company can provide.

Provide daily support to Sales Manager;
Handling of inbound and outbound calls;
Identify new business opportunities by scrutinising leads and following up marketing;
Contacting perspective customers via various mediums;
Setting up meetings with customers where necessary;
Maintain and update the CRM system;
Assist with other sales and marketing initiatives and develop new ideas;
Negotiate with potential customers effectively;
Achieving KPIS on a consistent basis;
Promoting the company and brand to reach out into new territories;

Education/Qualifications/Experience Required

The Person:
This Sales Executive role will suit a highly productive, self-motivated and proactive, results-driven individual.
This person is charged with expanding external channels and partnerships that will deliver new customers for the company.
It is critical that this person has strong presentation skills and is a team player who can effectively work cross-functionally with key customers.
This role requires a thorough knowledge of the sports industry and the products and services the company can provide.
The successful candidate will be well organised, systematic and someone who enjoys the challenge of sales and will have excellent telephone manner with objection handling skills; negotiation skills and be a strong team player with a confident attitude and have a desire to succeed.
You will have strong persuading and influencing skills, first class written and oral communication skills, be an adept problem solver and have a high sense of integrity.

Essential Criteria:
Business or Marketing related qualification;
Previous experience in sales (ideally 1-2 years min. in a similar role type);
Proficient in Microsoft Office;
Fluent in the English language;
Passion for all things Sport;

Desirable Criteria:
Knowledge of utilising Social Media Platforms - Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn;
Experience in Digital Marketing- Email Marketing Etc;
Full Driving Licence;
Additional Languages;

What’s in it for you:
A role with a well-recognised and successful brand;
A competitive negotiable salary with possible bonus;
Good working conditions in a team environment;
Ongoing Professional Training & Development;

Interested in this role?
To express your interest in this role please forward your C.V. and cover letter/note to us in "Word format only" highlighting your suitability for the role and how you feel you meet the essential criteria. PDF or other file formats are not accepted.
You should also include the Job Reference Number AND the Job Title (noted above).
Suitable candidates will be screened and contacted, your interest gauged, and permission sought to send your C.V. to our hiring client for review. All applications are treated in strict confidence.

Additional Information:
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Wherever possible we endeavour to notify applicants if they have been unsuccessful, however, due to the large volume of applications that we receive for each position this is not always possible.
Applications/expressions of interest can/will only be accepted from those living within a reasonable commutable distance of the place of work or those genuinely willing and able to relocate.
Our clients reserve the right to enhance the short-listing criteria where and when this is deemed necessary.
Candidates who do not meet the essential criteria for this role may be contacted in the future to discuss other roles.
Sending your C.V. to us is initially an expression of interest in a role not a direct application, suitable applicants will be contacted to discuss further prior to their CV being released to a client.
As an organisation, Network Recruitment is continually committed to equality and valuing diversity within its organisation/workforce.
We will provide equality of opportunity and will not tolerate discrimination on any grounds.
We are an equal opportunities employer and act on behalf of both our candidates and clients as a professional Recruitment Consultancy and Agency.

Required skills

  • Marketing Executive
  • Sales Executive
  • Sports Marketing

Reference: 35002324

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