Trainee Business Development Consultant

Posted on Aug 1, 2019 by CV-Library

Hampshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£19k - £25k Annual
We are an innovative niche British B2B software company based in Farnborough with customers around the world. We are holders of a Queen’s Award for Enterprise award in recognition of our substantial growth in overseas sales over a six-year period. Our well-established email signature processing technology is used on-premises by tens of thousands of companies and an estimated 50 million end-users. The newer cloud-hosted (and Office 365 integrated) version of our product is expanding rapidly (45% growth in number of end-users in the last five months) and processes well over a billion emails a year.

As part of our continued growth we are looking for a talented Trainee Business Development Consultant to join a new division of our successful sales team of 12. Working with prospects within key markets, you will be an enthusiastic, confident, self-motivated and driven individual with a desire to either start or further a career in software sales.

This is an exciting opening for the right individual to work in a successful, energetic and challenging environment who can offer career progression. We are able to provide full sales training as well as leveraging your existing skills to the full and be given plenty of opportunities to grow new ones. You will at all times be making a significant, direct and measurable contribution to the success of the company.

Working the hours of 9am-5pm Monday to Friday, we can offer a basic salary of up to £22.5K with an additional OTE of approx. £10K in achievable sales targets, plus free parking, contributory pension, 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) and perk box.

Working directly with the Regional Sales Manager the key responsibilities of the Trainee Business Development Consultant will be:

Following up on warm sales leads

Act as a true “hunter”, using outbound techniques to prospect, manage and close new business accounts.

Target high-profile mid-market and enterprise opportunities.

Work to and exceed agreed sales targets and key performance indicators.

Generate customer proposals.

Create and manage a pipeline with a high degree of forecasting acuity.

Demonstrate an ability to perform a high number of outbound calls.

Update the CRM system with accurate client data.

Work closely with the product specialist team to deliver impactful online demonstrations.

Build specific product knowledge and understand the market to add value to customers.

In order to be successful for our Trainee Business Development Consultant you will be exceptionally motivated and driven to succeed, with the ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team. You will possess excellent organisational skills, an Entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to demonstrate a positive outlook, whilst being energetic and naturally competitive.

Strong computer, written and interpersonal communications skills are essential, as is a willingness to learn from colleagues and develop your sales career.

Candiadtes from retail or hospitality with a desire to enter the sales arean will be considered

Reference: 210494941

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