Trainee / Graduate Sales Executive

Posted 14 January by Pertemps Liverpool
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Trainee / Graduate Sales Executive

Ellesmere Port

£18,911 basic salary plus un-capped commission (£33,000 to £36,000 OTE)


Due to company growth we are recruiting multiple Trainee Sales Executives to join a well-known company in Ellesmere Port. The position is to work within an established team and use a consultative sales approach to discuss different services with clients.

The position is ideal for those seeking a change of career as full sales and industry training will be provided by the company. This would be an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate or those with a background in customer service, account management or retentions within a contact centre seeking to join a company where you can progress and that really does recognise and reward hard work.

The opportunity is office based and is offered with a basic salary of £18,911 with commission (£33,000 to £36,000 OTE). Standard hours of work are 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday.

The main duties of a Trainee / Graduate Sales Executive are;

  • Achieve sales and performance targets through outbound calling
  • Make initial contact with key decision makers and build a business relationship
  • Use a consultative sales approach to identify suitable products and services to meet customer needs
  • Listen and understand the client’s needs to ensure a tailored solution
  • Make quality appointments for external field sales to attend
  • Effectively manage diary and sales pipeline of prospects
  • Produce quotes and orders when required
  • Carry out research actively and be up to date with the latest industry news and regulations
  • Accurately log all calls and keep the CRM system up to date
  • Self-source new leads
  • Ensure company remain GDPR compliant


  • Excellent commission structure which is un-capped
  • Potential long-term career opportunities within the business
  • 34 days annual leave increasing to 36 days
  • Life assurance
  • Eye care
  • Private pension
  • Full industry sales & service training

To be considered for this position you must possess the following;

  • Ideally you will have B2B/B2C sales or new business development experience
  • However recent graduates or those with a background in contact centres will serious be considered
  • A high work ethic and have the ability to bounce back positively from rejection
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Strong verbal and listening skills coupled with a professional telephone manner
  • Basic IT skills

If you match the above criteria and feel this position is right for you then please apply online

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Required skills

  • Sales
  • Sales Executive
  • Sales Team
  • New Business Opportunities
  • New Business Generation

Reference: 39723416

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