- Sales - Customer Services
26 February 2018 X

Client Services Sales Executive–

Salary £20,000 - £25,000
Location Leeds
Type Permanent
Sector Business Support Sales

About the post–

POST– are currently working with an outstanding opportunity to work within a ground breaking and innovative technology company.

They are looking for a Client Services Sales Executive to join the team. They are looking for

  • Someone highly consultative who can listen carefully and ask insightful questions to gain a deep understanding of a customer’s needs
  • A master of organisation who is highly disciplined with their usage of the CRM system
  • Someone warm and friendly who can quickly endear customers
  • Someone intelligent and sharp who can quickly adapt to new information and solve customer problems
  • Someone who can embrace all aspects of the job, from research to cold calling to presentations
  • Someone who can communicate with various levels (i.e. Decision makers, influencers etc) but do so with the consistency of professionalism within their language (spoken and written)
  • Someone who is invested in their own personal career development and is keen to further enhance their skills
  • Someone for whom money is a motivator, but is primarily driven by delivering a product and service that customers truly love.

Key responsibilities and tasks

New Business Development - You would embrace full ownership of the new business sales cycle, from lead sourcing to close. Leads would be sourced weekly, followed by 50-60 cold calls per week.

  • The objective would be to qualify leads in both the US markets and UK markets, deliver webinar presentations, and either close the opportunities or set them up for a qualified pilot (which would be then handed over to an Account Manager).
  • KPI targets will be based on number of calls, webinars delivered and pilots qualified.
  • You would need to engage in effective needs analysis with influencers and decision makers within the education sector, and take the prospective client through a journey of becoming not just a customer but an advocate for Audio Notetaker.

CRM management - You will be expected to update and manage all your accounts & leads through the CRM.

  • You will need to regularly update via notes and activity logs any relevant communications with contacts within an Account.
  • You would use the CRM to present your opportunity pipeline to the sales team during the weekly meetings.

Brand Ambassador - As a brand ambassador, you would need to make presentations and demonstrations accurately and appropriate professionalism.

  • Your communications, verbal and written, should represent this professionalism.

What we need from you–

  • Previous sales experience in education, public sector or B2B is required
  • An understanding of the educational environment is desirable but not essential
  • Ability to work flexible hours would be a significant advantage.
  • Minimum 5 GSCEs A*-C of which two MUST be English Language and Maths
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to manage and prioritise many different levels of responsibility and activity.
  • Strong team player who can keep a level head working to deadlines and set key performance indicators
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Technical proficiency of key office products (Microsoft Word, Excel, GoogleDocs), email and internet

What you’ll get–

  • £20,000 - £25,000
  • Great Location
  • Full autonomy

If you are interested in this role, please apply ASAP.

This vacancy is being advertised by POST Recruitment. The services advertised by POST Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency, visit our website for more details.