Trainee Sales Executive
Posted on Jul 4, 2019 by CV-Library
Location: Basingstoke, RG21 4RG
Contract Type: 1 year contract
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A rapidly growing cloud-based technology company specialising in conference calls, premium remote meetings and web and video services are seeking a Trainee Sales Executive to their LED team in Basingstoke initially on a 1-year contract with the potential to become permanent depending on business needs. With a rapidly growing base of blue chip clients and having made a heavy investment in the digital marketing team and technical infrastructure they are seeing rapidly growing demand and as a result we have the new position available in the team as part of an LEAD programme (Learn, Earn and Develop).
The LEAD programme (Learn, Earn and Develop) is for those wanting to develop a career within sales whilst learning about wider aspects of the business, for example customer service. The programme will give you broad business knowledge and the skills to succeed. The role is initially for 1 year and may become permanent depending on business needs.
As a Trainee Sales Executive you will:
" Be an integral part of the team.
" Develop a thorough understanding of the company products and services.
" Be part of a supportive, forward thinking team, delivering innovative and ground-breaking solutions.
" Drive and follow up leads to closure, whilst balancing this with a professional and customer focused approach and manner.
" Strive to meet the changing needs of the customer and anticipate their future needs, before they do.
" Ensure customer concerns, barriers and pain are fully understood then handle their objections.
The ideal Trainee Sales Executive will have the following skills and experience:
" GCSEs (or equivalent) A - C or 9 -4, including a min of Grade C in English and Maths.
" Previous experience in a Customer Service, Account Management or similar role.
" Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
" IT literate.
There is an opportunity for the Trainee to get to know every aspect of the cycle and advance your expertise in all areas. In return the Trainee Sales Executive will receive a salary of £18,000 plus 25 days holiday per year, contributory pension scheme, generous discount scheme on selected retailers. Some travel may be required to conferences, customer premises and other business events