Trainee Sales Executive

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Trainee Sales Executive

  • Location

    Chester, Cheshire

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  • Salary:

    £17000 - £21000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lindsay Taylor

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  • Published:

    over 3 years ago

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Our client based on the outskirts of Chester has an exciting opportunity to join their business as a Trainee Sales Executive. As Trainee Sales Executive, you will be required to cold prospect new companies as well as follow up marketing qualified leads from trades shows and other marketing activity. Product training is provided, but the individual must be confident, driven, proactive and tenacious with a desire to learn and progress. Our client offers a competitive salary along with bonus, private healthcare, pension, personal progression and development. This is an exciting opportunity for a Trainee Sales Executive as you will working alongside experienced sales professionals who will guide and educate in both the product and the sales process to ensure anyone who is still new to sales has the necessary support and motivation to progress their career.

Hours of work: 8.30am-5.00pm


  • Meet agreed quarterly Key Business Targets (KBT's) based on sales figures
  • Follow and adapt to strategic campaigns with a view to conversion of new business leads
  • Contact lapsed customers
  • Generate outbound calls to follow up marketing campaigns
  • Meet customer requirements in a timely and friendly manner
  • Manage and build your own personal pipeline ensuring that customers are getting required level of contact
  • Offer support, answer questions on the product and complete demonstrations where necessary
  • Introduce and upsell additional products and services
  • Identify and progress larger opportunities where possible
  • Attend quarterly internal sales meetings to go through projected figures and intentions to grow pipeline

Essential to have:

  • 6 - 12 month sales experience
  • Experience dealing with customer's requirements over phone and email
  • Strong new business background
  • Desire to work in sales and progress quickly
  • The ability to juggle multiple tasks and client requirements simultaneously
  • Knowledge and usage of Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Drive to learn a new product and industry quickly

Desirable Experience

  • 'Mobile savvy' and experience with telephony or communications software
  • Account management experience
  • Knowledge of SMS marketing channels
  • Digital communications background
  • Experience doing online or face to face demonstrations

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