Bid, Sales and Marketing Executive (IT Software)

Letchworth Garden City
35000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + bonus
29 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Sales, IT Sales
Contract Type
Full Time

Bid, Sales and Marketing Executive (IT Software)

Capita are an industry leading provider of bespoke systems and applications and we have an exciting opportunity for a Bid, Sales and Marketing Executive to join our world class Software and Technology business.

We have world class systems that we are immensely proud of and as a Bid, Sales and Marketing Executive you will be the first point of contact for interested customers. You'll act as a system guru and consultant to them. This will include responding to formal requests for information, meeting with potential customer and presenting the capabilities of the system and answering their questions, hosting workshops and writing proposals.

When you're not onsite with customers or working on live bids you'll also work with marketing to promote and ensure our content is up to date maintain and configure the presales demo system and get involved in product testing.

It's an exciting time to join Capita. We are committed to accelerate and enhance our focus on emerging technologies to ensure clients benefit from leading digital solutions, artificial intelligence, robotics, open data and Internet of Things. As a leading provider of financial, E-procurement and bespoke systems used by some of the leading companies in the UK this is an opportunity for a Bid, Sales and Marketing Executive to progress their career and build knowledge in a leading and forward thinking organisation.

What you need:

Ideally you will be an accomplished Bid, Sales and Marketing Executive! However we are aware that there may be excellent people who could do this role however have not formally sat in a presales environment -maybe you have been a system super user and held the relationship with the system provider, maybe you've rolled out system training and done testing - we'd like to hear from you! We're also interested in anybody who has used a System Accounting or E-procurement system previously.

The skills needed for this role are:

Excellent presentation skills

  • You will be presenting to and doing live system demonstrations to prospective customers so will need to thrive in this setting.

Listening skills

  • You will need to be understand and answer customers questions. Understand their needs and propose possible solutions.

Analytical skills

  • We need to gather, assess and create clients' technical specifications and requirements. We also customise and configure the system according to what our customer has indicated they need for demonstrations so you'll need to be comfortable making system amendments and changes.

Writing Ability

  • A large part of this role is to respond to customer requests for information and formal bid and tender requests.

What's in it for you?

At Capita, training and development aren't optional extras: they're how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you 23 day's holiday to start (this rises with length of service), company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment.

About Capita | Secure Software and Technology

Capita Software and Technology is part of Capita plc, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, with 68,000 staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India.

We are a leading supplier of technology enabled solutions and services to public sector organisations.

Through careful listening and detailed exploration, we build a deep understanding of what our clients and their customers need. Our depth of experience in advising, shaping, implementation and operation combined with our clients' knowledge allows us to create innovative and transformational solutions that drive down costs and provide better customer experiences.

And we don't just design the solutions; we also deliver them for our clients, committing to a defined cost, proven business models and high quality standards. We're able to do this by drawing on our rich and varied capabilities and our extensive service infrastructure.

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