Sales Executive Apprentice

Selica International For Innovation And Evolution Ltd
The Wenta Business Centre, Innova Science Park, 1 Electric Avenue, ENFIELD, EN3 7XU
£200.00 per week
09 Feb 2021
26 Feb 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
The candidate can expect their role to include the following responsibilities:
  • Maintaining and developing relationships with new existing customers
  • Visiting potential customers for new business
  • Acquiring new business from a developed leads database
  • Manage bookings from clients and update client tracker sheets regularly
  • Keeping management informed by submitting activity and results reports, such as daily call reports, weekly work plans
  • Work closely with the Business Development Managers, supporting clients and offering solutions
  • Ensure product knowledge is of a high standard to enable effective delivery to clients
  • Negotiating the terms of an agreement and closing sales
  • Advising on forthcoming product developments and discussing special promotions
  • Give administrative support to Sales Managers and Account Managers which support client growth activities
  • Liaising with suppliers to check on the progress of existing job requests
  • Ability to both create and close opportunities over the telephone
  • Previous results around a targeted role showing first class ability in a business to business sales role
  • Creative and able to generate ideas to help grow and develop the proposition
  • Ability to focus on both short-term goals and long-term strategic objectives
  • Ability to perform confidently in client facing situations as required
  • Potentially participate in training new sales staff

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • IT fluency - email, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet
  • Familiar with CRM / database tools
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Excellent telephone manner

Personal qualities

  • Keen to work, intuitive, own initiative and proactive, bubbly personality, team player
  • Ability to Listen - A good salesperson needs to satisfy a client's needs
  • Empathy - A good salesperson knows how to feel what their customers feel
  • Ambition - A need to sell that goes beyond the money
  • Competitiveness
  • Networking Ability
  • Confidence
  • Enthusiasm
  • Resilience

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE maths and English A*-C / 9-5 or equivalent

Future prospects

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic sales apprentice to develop into an integral part of the sales team, progressing from Sales Executive to Sales Manager and eventually to Head of Sales. All sales will be subject to commission so there is vast earning potential, as well as opportunities for dedicated and hardworking individuals to manage staff and head up their own team

Things to consider

  • The job entails lots of telephone communication, emailing and tracking sales activity on the CRM / sales tracker sheet so is heavily phone and computer based. Applicants will also be expected to attend virtual / face to face networking events and on site client meetings

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