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Trainee Sales Executive - Farnham

Trainee Sales Executive - Farnham - £16k- £18k + Commission + Benefits

We are recruiting for our client for an individual who is hungry to get a break into a Sales role. You may have a bit of experience already or be keen to establish a career within a Sales Environment.

No experience is necessary although if you do have some this would be helpful, but you must be able to demonstrate and display the personality for sales, enthusiasm and be able to explain why you want to work within sales.

This Sales team are responsible for selling services to contractors in the self-employed market.

The Sales executive will use warm leads from various sources and from various customer types to contact individuals to discuss how you can assist them.

Using a bespoke in-house system, the team are able to run through a calculation with individuals in order to determine how the company can be of benefit to them.

Once a sale is secured, the team issues documents to clients in order to get them signed up.

Our client offer fantastic offices with a GREAT atmosphere, training and support!

Principal Responsibilities

  • To meet monthly KPIs with regards to calling prospective clients and successfully sell services and products to a range of clients

  • To make follow-up phone calls to prospective clients to confirm receipt of information, overcome potential objections, and possibly re-sell the proposition

  • To ensure that the CRM is updated with good quality notes following client communications

  • To identify and pursue opportunities for cross-selling products and services to generate business and increase profitability

  • To deal appropriately with queries received via the telephone and / or email and provide written or oral responses to confirm the information or outcome

Customer Service

  • To build effective relationships with potential clients and existing customers, by use of appropriate questioning, clarification and language

  • To communicate courteously with all customers by telephone and email, progressing issues and queries to a successful conclusion at the earliest time

  • To speak positively and enthusiastically about the company and its products and services to ensure that a professional company and brand image is provided at all times to customer and colleagues


  • To work as part of a team to achieve the departmental standards

  • To work together with other departments to identify any process improvements and improve standards, efficiency and profitability

  • To provide sales support and / or assistance to other team members on product solutions

Skills, Knowledge & Experience


  • Well-developed communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Clear telephone manner and clear listening skills

  • Excellent customer focus

  • Demonstrates drive and positive approach to work and a determination and motivation to achieve targets

  • Resilient and pro-active

  • Good time management

  • Team player

  • Flexible approach

  • Good knowledge of how to operate Word, Excel and E-mail


  • Proven telesales ability

  • Use of CRM software

  • Experience in the construction industry

Company Benefits / Hours of Work

Hours: 9.00am - 6.00pm with 1 hour for lunch and 9.00am - 5.00pm on Fridays with 30 minutes for lunch. One day each week to be worked from 8.30am - 5.30pm with 1 hour for lunch

22 days holiday, increasing by 1 day per year to a maximum of 25 days

Healthcare cash plan (after 1 years' continuous service)

Car sharing incentive scheme

Financial support with professional studies (after 1 years' continuous service)

Childcare voucher scheme

APPLY ASAP for immediate interviews!

Salary: £16k - £18k + Ote

Posted: Tuesday 21 January 2020

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