Senior Sales Executive

Senior Sales Executive

Job Title: Senior Sales Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
Salary: £38,000 - £40,000
REF: 897390
Contact Name: Nikki Sargent
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

We are currently supporting the recruitment of a Senior Sales Executive for a forward-thinking Northampton business, known as an industry leader in e-commerce fulfilment services.

The successful applicant will be responsible for generating new business opportunities and responding to sales leads and enquiries generated by the Marketing Department; qualifying their suitability for the company's services and managing the relationship through to sale.

As such, we're looking for someone with a SaaS solutions background who is sales-focused with first class communication skills, and who excels in building client confidence and establishing rapport through taking a positive, consultative and engaging approach.

The role is based within a contemporary office, offering a bright and creative working environment. For the right candidate, our client is open to offering additional flexibility and will consider some remote working.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Follow up leads generated by the marketing department, gathering information and qualifying the needs of prospective clients by making outbound telephone calls
  • Identify prospects and generate own sales leads for follow up
  • Determine client requirements and promote the company's service offering
  • Arrange and attend sales meetings and pitch to potential new clients
  • Deliver online demonstrations to highlight software capabilities
  • Prepare presentations and proposals for clients, demonstrating value added features and ROI
  • Maintain contact with potential clients and develop relationships through to sale
  • Forecast and manage sales pipeline, working to activity targets to achieve objectives

Skills and experience required:

  • Minimum of 4 years experience in B2B sales, business development and account management
  • Understanding of solutions-based/SaaS sales approaches
  • Previous track record and able to demonstrate strong sales figures and overachievement of targets
  • Proven skills in building solid, lasting client relationships and managing medium length sales cycles (typically 30-60 days)
  • Excellent presentation, and verbal and written communication skills
  • Ambitious, target driven and tenacious
  • Great customer skills and an excellent rapport builder
  • Confident, professional and approachable

Salary and benefits:

  • Up to £40,000 basic salary dependent on experience
  • Realistic OTE of £70,000, but commission structure is uncapped and there is excellent earning potential

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