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Sales Executive Apprentice

Peritus Learning & Development Ltd
75, Exploration Drive, Leicester, LE4 5NU
£225.00 per week
Closing date
29 Oct 2021

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Sales / Customer Service
Consulting & Business Services
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
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We are a market leading and award-winning UK online learning business that specialise in providing small and medium sized businesses with quality yet affordable products and services. We are looking for someone to join our team who has the drive and determination to succeed in this B2B Sales role.

The role:
  • Develop and execute on cold calling and email campaign strategies to qualify potential customers as a match for our products and services
  • Self-generating leads from a number of avenues including LinkedIn and social media
  • Identifying new sales leads and making outbound sales calls
  • Qualify outbound opportunities and develop a strong product demo pipeline via phone and email communications
  • Present solutions via web presentation to potential clients
  • Following a structured sales process
  • Developing quotes and proposals
  • Meet weekly and monthly targets according to sales plan
  • Learn and develop new, creative sales techniques and strategies
  • Participate in weekly sales meetings

This is a role best suited to someone who thrives in a fast-paced work environment, is resilient and enthusiastic about a career in sales as well as developing their skills.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A passion for technology
  • Strong communication and listening skills, with a positive approach
  • A drive to succeed!
  • Ability to thrive in an ever-changing, upbeat environment
  • Ability to work autonomously while maintaining focus and work ethic
  • Energetic team player with a motivation to grow and win
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Ability to follow a recognized sales process

Personal qualities

  • Communication: You will be able to liaise with clients, suppliers and other team members on a day-to-day basis so excellent communication skills are essential
  • Problem Solving: The ability to think on your feet and deal with problems as they arise, identify the root of the issue, seek a solution and implement it is a fundamental life skill. We encourage each other to seek solutions before getting bogged down in what went wrong; a "can-do" attitude is paramount to achieving this
  • Collaboration: The ability to work as part of a team, under instruction or independently are key skills for anyone working at Peritus. Being able to take on board feedback on work and implement amendments to improve the result is a huge part of life

Desired qualifications

  • A*-C (9-4) in maths and English or equivalent

Future prospects

  • This role is the entry level position for our new sales process and team. Successful candidates will have the ability to not only earn bonuses but also gain promotions to more senior roles within the sales / marketing teams

Things to consider

In addition to a competitive salary the package also includes:
  • Sales and technology training
  • Bonus scheme to boost earning potential
  • Fast-paced, collaborative and fun sales culture
  • Kitchens with free snacks and drinks
  • Professional and career development opportunities
  • Bonus scheme
  • On-site parking
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