Trainee Sales Executive


£22,000 basic salary plus commission (£28,000 OTE)

Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm


We are currently recruiting several Trainee Sales Executives for a telecommunications provider based in Preston. Working within an established team representing a household name, you will be responsible for both developing new business opportunities and conducting warm calls to existing customers to identify additional opportunities. This is an office based role on a permanent contract. On offer is a basic salary of £22,000 plus commission (£28,000 OTE). Working hours are Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm.

This is an ideal opportunity for either those with sales experience looking to further their career or recent graduates seeking career opportunities within sales as full training and support will be given.

The duties of a Trainee Sales Executive are;

  • Business to business sales
  • Achieve sales and performance targets through new business development and current client growth
  • Work directly with clients via phone and email to explain products/services while identifying requirements
  • Educate the customers on product and service benefits and going through costing/pricing options
  • Building quality business relationships with clients and prospects
  • Making appointments for field staff to attend meetings to further explain the products and services
  • Follow up on customer enquiries via phone and email
  • Keep in touch with current clients to ensure quality service and identify up/cross-sell opportunities

To apply for the position of Trainee Sales Executive;

  • Ideally you will be a recent graduate looking for a career in sales (these roles are also open to those with telephone sales experience)
  • Have a high work ethic and ability to bounce back positively from rejection
  • Possess an outgoing and engaging personality with a professional phone manner
  • Strong verbal communication and organisational skills

If you match the above criteria and feel this position is right for you then please apply online in the first instance

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