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Graduate Sales Executive

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    Other, Technology

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  • Salary:

    £30,000 - £36,000 + OTE

  • Contact:

    John Austin
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  • Published:

    22 days ago

With this exciting client you will work in partnership with a wide variety of teams at the leading European provider of cloud infrastructure, cloud services and hosting services. They offer you a perspective in one of the most future-proof industries. They are characterized by open work structures culture and flat hierarchies with an incomparable team spirit. They are firmly convinced that job and fun can be combined and offer you the appropriate environment for this.

About the role
This is an exciting opportunity for an up-and-coming sales representative to join a growing team in Central London and help establish my client business in the UK market. Get on the ground floor of business expansion and learn from a highly-skilled selling team with opportunities for upward movement within the organisation.

My client provides employees with challenging work opportunities to learn, exceptionally bright and motivated teammates, an industry leading product, and a company determined to be a category challenger. All while maintaining the energy agility and fun of a start-up environment.

About You

We are looking for a seasoned Lead Generation Specialist to be responsible for prospecting qualifying and generating new sales-ready leads to support the sales team. This individual should be highly-motivated and able to identify and develop new business prospects from a variety of sources including inbound marketing leads prospect data and individual research.

This is a great role for an ambitious individual looking to learn and grow.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a passion for learning and understanding products and services, customer use cases target verticals and personas. They will have strong communication skills and should be able to articulate to prospects why my clients product and services would be a relevant and preferable option over competitors and develop strategies to overcome prospect objections. They will possess excellent time and project management skills with the ability to multi tasks and prioritize.

Must have a sense of humour and dynamic personality.

Duties and Responsibilities

You will be expected to efficiently complete task such as:

  • Follow up on leads provided
  • Develop new leads in market segments 
  • Nurture a set of leads over time via email telephone and social media tools to warm them until they are ready to have a sales conversation
  • Conduct BANT qualification analysis of warm prospects and pass over BANT-qualified leads to Sales for follow up
  • Work closely with marketing team and provide feedback and metrics to marketing sourced leads.
  • Prepare and analyse lead generation pipeline reports and dashboards and continually improve results with a refinement of targets sources and processes.
  • Document all activities via a CRM tool.
Skills & Expertise required:

Essential Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Marketing or related field preferred
  • Experience in Business to Business lead generation in the technology industry preferred
  • Proven experience in hands-on lead generation for a B2B product or service in an organisation that supports solution selling consultative sales. Preferably within technology sector.
  • Ability to meet and/or exceed predetermined lead generation quotas outbound calling/email quotas and closed sales results.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in developing leads in a channel environment with resellers and referral partners is preferred.
  • Experience with Salesforce or other enterprise-grade CRM software.
  • Knowledge of LinkedIn and other social networks
  • Proficiency in Google applications suite.
My client offer you:

  • £30,000 - £36,000
  • 20% bonus
  • 27 days annual leave
  • Generous training opportunities tailored to your career goals
  • Opportunities to visit the best industry conferences across Europe
  • Free parking close to our offices in a vibrant city centre location
  • Contributory pension scheme Health care Cycle to work scheme & other benefits
  • Free soft drinks fruit and computer games available in our break rooms.
  • Excellent coffee!
  • Great social activities: summer and Christmas parties fitness groups running teams and many more.