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Sales Executive – Graduate Opportunity

  • Permanent Office
  • Basingstoke
  • Posted 1 week ago
  • Salary: 23k pa + commision
  • Ref: FJ29729

Basingstoke based technology company seeks a driven, proactive Graduate with aspirations of a career in sales. Starting salary 23k pa + commission. Fantastic company, extremely interesting product! Free parking, health care, pension and retail discounts to name a few of their incredible benefits!

Are you a Graduate who is looking to take the next step into Sales? Are you looking for the opportunity to travel with work?

You will take a proactive approach to supporting the EMEA Distribution Sales Managers in their role to maximize revenues, from sales of the company’s products and services through a base of distributors. You will be required to provide a proactive, responsive first class level of customer care and communication to support all external distributors throughout the sales process in all sales-oriented activities to achieve revenue targets.

The job role of the Sales Graduate is to:

  • Assist Sales Managers in proactively managing all aspects of customer accounts; liaising with Supply Chain to ensure timely acknowledgement of customer orders, managing order quotations in agreement with Sales Manager
  • Serve as the primary point of contact with some partners and/or customers, providing customers with updated delivery information, managing and responding to customer complaints, and ensures partner or customer satisfaction
  • Be accountable for full sales ownership of defined smaller accounts
  • Proactively manage customer accounts, ensuring timely acknowledgement of customer orders, managing order quotations in agreement with the Sales Manager and modifications to existing orders
  • Provide financial and commercial information, including sales volumes, profitability, credit management and budget preparation support.

Skills and Attributes of the Sales Graduate:

  • Must have some corporate or customer facing¬†experience, ideally in a sales environment
  • 2:1 in international business, economics or business administration
  • Excellent IT skills including strong Excel
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good negotiation and conflict handling skills
  • Language skills are advantageous
  • Good negotiating and conflict handling skills
  • Self-starter, confident and creative thinker and team player
  • Enjoys travel across the EMEA Distribution region and is culturally knowledgeable, sensitive and adaptable
  • Ability to develop and maintain relevant product knowledge

Associated Benefits:

  • 23k per annum + commission
  • Travel overseas
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Dental, health and life insurance
  • Gym membership
  • Free parking

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