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Recruiter NameJoel Newman
Reference9882
IndustrySales, SALES, PROPERTY & ADMIN
Salary£18,000 to £20,000 per annum
BenefitsExcellent commission
Town/CityHertfordshire
Locations UK, London and the South East
Contract TypePermanent

Description
SALES CONSULTANT - HERTFORDSHIRE - PERMANENT 
 
 
Our Client, a fully integrated multi-utility consultancy, provides a range of essential services to both the SME and corporate market, spanning both the energy and communications markets. They also supply a range of consultative services encompassing, gas, electricity, telecoms, water and waste to a large mixed portfolio of customers throughout the UK,
 
This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join our Client’s vibrant business development team. With a strong commitment to growth, they are looking for self-motivated and proactive graduates with a passion for sales and a hunger to learn about the energy industry.
 
 
Essential Skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to rapidly establish relationships with prospects and suppliers
Ability to meet and exceed sales targets
Ability to work both as an individual and in a team environment, with the desire to learn best practice 
  from their colleagues
Time management, organisation and prioritisation skills
Proficiency in MS Office suite, including Excel and PowerPoint skills
Eagerness to learn about the energy landscape, our suppliers and our product offerings
Drive and ambition to succeed and progress
 
Desirable Skills
Experience in a target driven/sales environment
A degree in an energy-related/business subject
Knowledge of an additional European language
 
Job Scope:
As a junior business executive, you will be responsible for sourcing and engaging new leads, with a view to securing client meetings and obtaining letters of authority (these letters give our Client authority to speak with energy providers on behalf of others). At first, you won't be required to close business as you'll still be learning about the complexities of the markets and the nature of the sector. However, once you gain that fundamental energy knowledge base, you'll be able to hold higher level conversations with prospects, allowing to quickly move up the ranks and to begin managing the entire sales cycle from start to finish.
 
To make sure you succeed in your new role, you will be assigned a buddy who is responsible for coaching and guiding you, ensuring that you have the skills to move up the career ladder. Training is our Client’s lifeblood as a business and so they incentivise their senior employees to help mentor and develop new hires.
 
Duties Will Include But Are Not Limited To:
Setting, meeting and exceeding targets and KPIs
Generating sales leads by using LinkedIn and online research
Cold calling leads with the view to converting them into prospects and moving them through the  
  sales cycle
Following up new business opportunities and setting up meetings
Providing the sales director with weekly progress reports
Accurately and punctually updating the CRM system to maintain and manage your leads
Attending the weekly sales meeting to update the team on your progress and share best practice
Learning our business, industry and marketplace, gaining a fundamental understanding of contract types, energy markets, suppliers, products and pricing
 
What’s Expected:
Our Client is only looking to hire bright, self-motivated and driven individuals to join their progressive company. In order to succeed in this role, you will need to be exceptionally tenacious with a formidable work ethic. The right candidate will have the innate ability to build relationships with prospects and clients through both written and verbal communication and will be interested in developing their skills, with a view to a long term career.
 
The successful candidate(s) will be determined in their approach and will be willing to put in the hours and hard graft in order to reap the rewards of a fulfilling and lucrative career. Our Client is looking for someone with a positive attitude and engaging personality, who demonstrates both the adaptability and willingness to use their initiative and learn on the job.
 
Salary:
 
£18,000 - £20,000 PA

As is usual with sales the position has an excellent commission structure. Full details will be provided to candidates. This is a great career opportunity and, as you can see, the Company will give good training to help you reach your potential.

 
Working Hours:
 
This is a full time position, Monday to Friday 9.00 to 17.30 with 1 hour lunch (37.5 hours a week)
 
 
We are instructed to only submit to our Client candidates whose qualifications and experience match client’s specification and must be able to work within the EU/UK.
 
For more information please contact Joel Newman

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