Sales Executive

  • Location
    Ilminster, Somerset
  • Category
    Sales & Retail - Sales & Retail
  • Contract Type
  • Industry
    Sales & Retail
  • External Reference
  • Salary
    18000 £ - 20000 £ / Year

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Sales Executive to work for an innovative and forward thinking company within the events sector.

Our client is a friendly and energetic team of 7 based near Ilminster and is at the forefront of the meetings and events industry working closely with the exhibitions, charities and media sectors.

This is a full time position working Monday-Friday 08:30-17:30 with a starting salary of between £18,000 - £20,000 PA depending on experience, with the opportunity to earn a generous uncapped monthly performance bonus. Other benefits include 20 days holiday plus bank holidays and a company pension contribution as well as offering a beautiful countryside office setting to work in.

They are looking for someone who can generate new business by fact finding and building relationships with businesses all over the UK. This position is largely phone based and the successful applicant will be required to make around 40 calls per day to potential customers introducing their services and managing the sales process of follow ups and sending appropriate information. The role is mostly office based however there is some opportunities to attend large client meetings as well as being able to attend award ceremonies and exhibitions yearly.

To be considered for the role you must be able to demonstrate a good understanding of new business acquisitions through telesales and not be afraid to pick up the phone to make introductions. A confident and professional phone manner is essential.

The company are looking for someone with a strong sales ability and a passion to succeed and a candidate that is self-motivated, organised and personable.

For more information on this exciting opportunity please apply online or call Georgie on 01823 285440.

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