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Sales Executive

Location: COLCHESTER BUSINESS PARK, ESSEX Salary: 17000 - 17000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Marketing & Creative Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: about 1 year ago Reference: 3041088
Are you looking for a new and exciting sales opportunity?
Are you looking for a competitive basic salary with a performance related bonus scheme?
If yes to both, I have a role that you will be very interested in.

Our client, an advertising company based in Colchester are currently recruiting a Sales Executive to join their busy team. This role is predominantly telephone based and you will be required to develop new and old business

Job Description:
• To achieve sales and gross profit targets.
• To ensure every sales opportunity is maximised.
• You will be required to make 15 to 20 effective calls a day.
• Work closely with the planning team to provide bespoke campaign solutions.
• To maintain and develop relationships with existing customers.
• Develop leads from own initiative and grow the customer base.
• To maximise use of time through effective time management and territory planning to cover the territory/category in an effective and organised manner.
• Provide exceptional customer service, responding to enquiries with a full proposal including a breakdown of costs in an accurate, professional and timely manner.
• To adhere to the Company discount structure when negotiating with customers.
• To answer customer queries courteously and promptly adhering to the time scales laid down by the Company.
• To maintain a comprehensive client records/leads system.
• To work with the administration team to ensure that all elements of a campaign are completed from booking to payment, distribution to post campaign support.
• Be experienced in Microsoft Office.
• Maintain effective communications with colleagues, customers, and suppliers as appropriate.

Key skills required for the role will include:
• Excellent Customer service skills
• Good attention to detail
• The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
• Previous Telesales experience
• Exceptional communication skills written and verbal
• Enthusiastic and motivated with the ability to work in a team and autonomously taking responsibility for your work
Key factors of this role:
• The starting salary is £17,000 which increases to £18,000 after an initial 6 month probation period.
• There is a performance related bonus which will be paid to you monthly on top of the basic salary.
• Working hours are Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm
• There are 25 days standard holiday not including Bank Holidays
• Free onsite car parking
If you are interested and can interview/start immediately please call 01206840100 and speak with Emma White. Alternatively you can email on

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