Graduate Account Executive

17000.00 - 19000.00 GBP Annual + with commission (OTE 22k)
09 Mar 2017
17 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Graduate Account Executive

Based: Leeds City Centre

Salary: GBP17k - GBP19k with commission (OTE GBP22k)

Hours: 8:30am- 5pm Monday - Friday

We are working really closely with this impressive city centre business. Their offices are state of the art and they offer great benefits and facilities for all staff.

My client are a national business and are growing fast. This opportunity will give you the platform to progress, learn and grow and potentially develop a hugely successful career.

Your role as a Graduate Account Executive will be to contact businesses to gage an interest in a range of products you offer, identifying opportunities and passing onto the direct sales team. This role is a split between account management and lead generation.

There is a clear progression path with this role and you will gain all the skills and experience to build a successful and lucrative career.

You do not need sales experience for this role just the right attitude and hold the right behaviours.

Main purpose of role:

As an Account Executive you will be working in all aspects of the sales lifecycle. From initial lead generation, developing existing and lapsed customers, whilst building a strong professional relationship with our prospective customers and managing accounts.

Key tasks & accountabilities:

*Proactively canvass and contact new prospects / business leads through cold calling across various industries

*Identify and speak to decision makers

*Inform prospects of key features and benefits of our products

*Book and arrange online demonstrations for the Sales Executives

*Qualifying the prospects / leads before securing online demonstrations

*Sell additional products where identified during telephone discussion

*Follow up calls

*Updating records accurately on systems

*Manage time effectively to meet targets

*Administration duties

This is a fantastic role for a sales professional to join an exciting and forward thinking company. We will also consider people without experience who have the drive and passion to begin a career in sales. This role would also suit graduates who are looking to kick start their career.

Due to the amount of response we receive, unfortunately we are not able to give feedback to individuals, if you have not heard back within 5 days please assume that you have not been successful for the role you have applied for.

(Jo Holdsworth Recruitment - Recruitment Agency)

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