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Sales Development Representative Apprentice

Employer
Sonocent
Location
E 8, Leeds, LS3 1AB
Salary
£18,000.00 - £19,000.00 annually
Closing date
30 Oct 2021

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The Sales Executive role provides a great career development platform for individuals who are sales-oriented, ambitious and enthusiastic. The Sales Executive will be the starting point for all future conversations with our potential customersand are therefore a vital ambassador of Glean. As a result, we are looking for an individual with a positive attitude, that enjoys speaking and engaging with prospective customers with the goal of accelerating our growth.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Outbound engagement with prospects via calls and emails to generate new leads and sales opportunities
  • Nurturing and developing prospects before handing over to the wider commercial team to close
  • Working with the Sales Manager and the Account Executives to identify ongoing strategic targets
  • Maintaining all contacts/opportunities and tracking all progress on the CRM
  • Identifying best practices to refine the company's lead generation playbook
  • Become an expert in our note-taking solutions and the value they provide for our higher education customers, keeping up-to-date on the latest industry trends and case studies to engage with our prospective customers

'We have recently undergone an exciting rebrand to become 'Glean'! Whilst our trading name is now Glean, for the time being, we remain officially registered as Sonocent LTD, so you may very occasionallysee us still referred to by thisname.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Time management and organisational skills are vital to succeed as an apprentice
  • Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written, coupled with excellent listening skills and a positive and energetic phone presence.
  • You must be a team player and a confident networker with ability to make a good impression
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Articulate, professional and persuasive with a good telephone manner
  • Able to problem solve effectively and work autonomously
  • Tenacious and a strong planner
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team in a fast-paced environmentand be a self-starter
  • Ability to retain information and follow up all leads
  • While we would typically look for someone with 1+ year of experience in a similar sales role, this is not essential. At Glean, we are committed to supporting our employees develop their skillsand recognise that we all have to start somewhere
  • If you've got CRM experience, that's great! If you don't, we can teach you how to use our systems


Personal qualities

  • Must have a great attitude and aptitude for learning
  • Keen to learn and develop new skills
  • Be polite, personable and confident
  • Ambitious
  • Resilient, adaptable and above all be keen and enthusiastic
  • Self-motivated with a diligent work ethic


Desired qualifications

None specified.

Future prospects

  • Possibility of full-time role on completion of apprenticeship.


Things to consider

  • Prior to applying, you need to consider where Gleanis situated and ensure that your commute isrealistic
  • Mustlive within one hours' commute of the office
  • Salary + commission
  • Company pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays

We have recently undergone an exciting rebrand to become 'Glean'! Whilst our trading name is now Glean, for the time being we remain officially registered as Sonocent LTD, so you may very occasionallysee us still referred to by thisname.

Place of work is Joseph's Well, Leeds. We operate a hybrid model of working so there will be some working from home and some in the office each week.
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