Sales Executive

Posted 18 January by Buyagift Plc

Role: Sales Executive / Graduate Sales Executive

Reports to: Sales Manager

Location: New Barnet, Hertfordshire

Our company:

Buyagift Plc is a highly profitable specialist e-commerce business with a turnover in excess of £30m. Buyagift was acquired by Smart&Co in 2009 and as a result is now part of a group with Global annual revenues in excess of €350m and presence in over 20 countries in the world.

The Role:

Are you an energetic self-starter, with a passion for success? If you are interested in a career in Sales then get in touch as we have the ideal job for you!

We are looking for highly motivated, dynamic individuals to join our Sales team based in the North London/Herts area, however the role would be covering a national remit. You will be responsible for presenting our company as an ideal opportunity for businesses to acquire new customers through promotional deals and lucrative premium positioning on our website. While doing so it will be the responsibility of the Sales Executive to record accurate data regarding prospective customers, and the targeted market area.

Key responsibilities:

  • Pro actively seek out new opportunities with a pre-approved sourcing brief to agreed time scales.
  • Apply knowledge and understanding of our business model and Key Performance Indicators, to develop an interesting and informative sales pitch.
  • Maintain required record keeping and reporting of all activities through Salesforce.
  • Provide regular feedback of canvassing results.
  • Conduct a high volume of calls per day and arrange to meet with relevant decision makers.
  • Represent our business at all times with the utmost degree of professionalism.
  • We only hire team players, but you will also be able to work well alone using own initiative.
  • Meet and exceed individual KPI targets set.

About you:

  • A fresh graduate looking to start a career in B2B sales. Having 1+ years Sales experience, desirable but not essential if you have the right attitude
  • Experience in canvassing and cold-calling into various types of businesses, with evidence of consistent and current success
  • Strong interpersonal and social skills
  • Network of contacts in the hotel/restaurant/spa sector is a definite bonus
  • Positive attitude, consultative approach and self-motivation are all essential
  • Knowledge of Salesforce and a UK driving licence useful, but not essential.

Note: The company office is currently located at New Barnet and will be moving to Borehamwood from March 2018 onwards. So successful applicants must be willing to commute to New Barnet for now and from March 2018 onwards to Borehamwood

Required skills

  • Cold Calling
  • Software Sales
  • Telesales
  • Commercial Sales
  • B2B sales

Application questions

Are you within a commutable distance of New Barnet / Borehamwood?
Do you have Prior Experience in B2B sales?
What is your notice period?

Reference: 34262799

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