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Account/Sales Executive - Leeds

Ref: 181 Date Posted: Thursday 14 Jan 2021
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Do you want to work in a dynamic scale-up company? Based in Leeds? Care about the environment and waste management?


Here is a fantastic opportunity to work for a business that is innovative and forward-thinking.

This opportunity is ideal for a passionate sales administrator with a view of future career development into account management or field sales.

Due to continued growth, we are looking to recruit and expand our sales and account, management team.

The successful candidate needs to be self-motivated and demonstrate excellent organisational and communication skills. They will need to hit the ground running and willing to get stuck in from day one.

If you do not have a proven track record of working in a sales or account management environment you must demonstrate that you have the skills to succeed. You will be a positive character with a "get up and go" attitude. You must be confident and happy speaking to potential and existing customers face to face and on the telephone.

We require an individual who can help with the development and growth of the existing sales department, working on both new and existing business.

This is a great opportunity to work with a young dynamic company. The role will include:

  • Assisting the Sales Team and Account Managers with quotes/contracts and ensuring customers receive the best possible service.
  • Acting as a link between the external sales team and operations.
  • Coordinating new business rollouts.
  • General office admin.
  • Answering telephone and dealing with general customer queries.
  • Updating the database with sales information.
  • Preparing and sending emails relating to enquiries and sales calls.
  • Speaking to potential new customers and sales enquiries and quoting over the phone.
  • Presenting to customers and attending review meetings
  • Managing customer retention and dealing with potential terminations by reviewing services and rates.

Key Skills:

  • Be articulate, confident, enthusiastic and have excellent attention to detail.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • Thrive whilst working both autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Good administrative skills.
  • Excellent telephone manner.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational & time management skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office – Outlook/Word/Excel

Salary £18,500-£22,000 dependent on Experience