Sales Apprentice - (Inside Sales)

European Electronique Ltd
Forward House, Oakfields Industrial Estate, Witney, OX29 4TT
£12,000.00 annually
24 May 2019
01 Jul 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date

You will be working within our Eynsham office in Oxfordshire commencing in an inside sales role.

This role involves managing sales with new and existing customers. Your responsibilties are as follows:
  • To win new business through pro-active outbound telephone activity and to manage new and existing relationships, selling the complete range of EE's portfolio of Hardware, Software, Services and Solutions
  • To provide professional and time effective account management and customer services to a portfolio of customers across a number of different vertical markets
  • To manage all customer service incidents within a timely manner and against any agreed SLA timescales, escalating where required
  • To build and manage a pipeline of larger ongoing opportunities and to report accurate revenue and margin forecasts on a weekly basis to Sales management
  • To support junior Sales team members with queries and in the resolution of any issues
  • To operate in according with all processes and procedures at all times
  • To ensure compliance with the defined security policies regarding access to the internal systems
  • Occasional requirement to attend customer sites for client visits and to attend external Shows and Exhibitions to take leads and build relationships
  • To complete additional ad hoc outbound telemarketing activities as required regardless of vertical market or product type
  • To assist the Sales Manager by carrying out reasonable requests for additional duties as and when required
  • To make recommendations to customers on the best solutions

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Commercial Awareness
  • Target-driven
  • Sales experience preferred but not essential
  • Ability to work to and time sensitive deadlines
  • Ability to work to daily, weekly and monthly key performance Indicators and reporting thereof
  • Good working knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook

Personal qualities

  • Great telephone manner and communication skills both written and verbal
  • Well organised and pro-active
  • Friendly and professional
  • Ability to communicate technical solutions
  • Be able to work unsupervised using your own initiative
  • Drive and self-motivation

Desired qualifications

Functional Skills Level 2 (or equivalent qualification) in maths and English preferred.

Future prospects

There are full time sales roles available at the end of the apprenticeship.

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