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Sales Executive, £18k (£23k OTE) - Wantage

Posted on Aug 1, 2019 by CV-Library

Wantage, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Admin & Secretarial
Immediate Start
£18k - £18k Annual
Full-Time
Hours: 08:45 – 17:15 (Monday – Thursday) and 08:45 – 14:45 (Friday)

Sector: Sales, B2B, Customer Service, Telesales, Office, Administration, Clients

Opportunity:

An exciting opportunity has arisen with a vibrant business in Wantage, Oxfordshire who are seeking a hungry salesperson to join their vastly expanding business. This opportunity would suit an entry-level applicant to join as a Sales Executive with a view to longer-term growth. Whilst experience is merely desirable, a genuine interest in forging a career within sales is of foremost importance.

The team is a tight unit who combine a strong work ethic alongside office humour, therefore, an individual who is easy-going and able to forge close relations with clients and colleagues is vital to the overall success.

This business is all about having fun! The existing management structure is a tight unit who combine a strong work ethic alongside office humour. Employees across both sales and customer service departments are generally easy going, able to forge close relations with clients and colleagues and are always up for breaking the shackles of the day to day office lulls. Whether it’s putting a smile on people’s faces or introducing a game of ‘stand up sit down bingo’ following the completion of a lunch break to liven the workplace, any prospective applicants must be able to smile even on a bad day.

The culture of the company is focused around a balanced work and social life. Having the respect of the sales and customer service team is most valued however a person who can buy into the work/social life balance is of equal importance. Whether you are the receptionist or business owner, employees start and finish work at the same time. An early finish on a Friday is also encouraged in a bid to recognise hard work across the week whilst a generous benefits package (including Perkbox) further strengthens ties between management and staff.

As part of the sales team, you will be tasked with responding to inbound calls (no cold calls) from customers who have expressed an interest in a product. Equally, you may receive requests, emails, web chat or similar requests from prospective customers who require assistance before making a purchase. Whilst this opportunity is sales oriented, ultimately a balance between customer service, a friendly telephone manner and the ability to push through a sale is of foremost importance.

The Company:

The company are a long-standing client of Thompson & Terry recruitment. Over the past three years, they have grown and developed at an increasing rate, meaning that they are now a leading business within their field.

The culture of the company is focused around a balanced work and social life. All employees start and finish work at the same time and an early finish on a Friday is also encouraged as a way of recognising the hard work that is carried out by employees throughout the week. Furthermore, they provide a generous benefits package, including Perkbox, again rewarding their employees for their hard work.

Requirements:

* A genuine interest to forge a career within sales

* The ability to lead a conversation and friend-zone clients

* A willingness to grow and drive new business

* Motivated to earn high commission

* Hungry to take an opportunity and exceed targets

* Strong communicator

Benefits:

* Uncapped commission structure

* 20 days’ holiday increasing by one day for each full year with the company up to 25 days

* Birthday off after two years service

* Employee Fuel Card

* Free Perkbox membership

* Interoffice monthly and weekly incentives

* An early finish every Friday

Thompson & Terry Ltd, trading as Thompson & Terry Recruitment are an Abingdon based recruitment agency specialising in the sourcing of Sales, Marketing and office administration candidates in Oxfordshire. No terminology used in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of race, religion, gender, age or sex.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to a high volume of applications, if you have not heard from us within 5 working days, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful at this time

Reference: 210425864