Location Antrim, County Antrim
Job Type Permanent
Salary £18000 - £24000 per annum
Published 10 months ago
Contact Carla McCamley
Job Ref BA00044_1554902703

Job Description

Our world leading client in the Antrim area are looking to recruit a Permanent Sales Executive to join their team on a permanent full time basis

Job Overview

The UK Education team is focused on sales to schools, colleges and universities across the UK and Ireland. We are looking for an enthusiastic and results-focused Sales Executive to join our successful team, supporting and eventually handling new business sales within the Grouped Schools sector, which is a team focused on large scale opportunities with Local Education Authorities and Multi-Academy Trusts.

Main Responsibilities

  • Active lead generation and prospecting
  • Raising awareness of the Texthelp product portfolio and providing information on our software solutions to prospective customers
  • Setting up and managing trials
  • Preparing quotations
  • Carrying out webinars and onsite visits with prospective customers
  • Managing the sales pipeline, from enquiry right through to closing
  • Attending trade shows and exhibitions, and following up with leads obtained
  • Working with Marketing to deliver strategic promotional campaigns
  • Contributing to team and division meetings
  • Maintaining customer and prospect details on our CRM database
  • Meeting and exceeding personal and company targets

Essential Criteria

Person Specification

  • Third Level Qualification in a relevant discipline and a desire to succeed in sales
  • Or a minimum of 2 years proven track record in winning new business sales (ideally in business to business environment)
  • Full UK driving licence

Desirable Criteria

  • Excellent IT skills
  • Exceptional presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Experience of sales within the education sector
  • Sales experience in the software/IT sector
  • Familiarity with CRM systems

Personal Attributes

  • Strong work ethic and positive 'can do' attitude
  • Excellent communicator who can converse at all levels
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Ability to learn new tasks and work with minimal supervision
  • Willingness to travel within the UK


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