Sales Development Representative

eFinancialCareers Global
London, United Kingdom
up to £30,000 plus commissions
08 May 2022
07 Jun 2022
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Why join us?

We're a team of passionate achievers partnering for the success of our customers and colleagues.
We're transforming the markets we serve by celebrating flexibility, ingenuity and inclusivity in all we do.
We're engaged in challenging, meaningful work to enhance the livelihood of those using our services.
We're building an exciting business where you'll have the opportunity to make a real impact from day one. As our business grows, your career and opportunities will grow with it.

Why this role?

As Sales Development Representative you'll discover and reach out to new and inactive clients, primarily Investment Banks, Asset Managers and Fintech firms across the US and UK, and support the Sales team in converting them to loyal customers.

In return we offer a hybrid work schedule - with 2 days per week in our Shoreditch office, and market leading benefits package including an excellent base salary, commissions, company private healthcare, pension and extensive holiday, social and volunteering opportunities.

If you feel you could make a difference and want to become part of one of the UK's biggest Job Boards, there really couldn't be a more exciting time to join us!

Essential Duties/Responsibilities
  • Identifies and initiates contact with potential new customers; calls on clients and potential clients in person, by written letters and by telephone as appropriate
  • Prepares sales contracts; services existing contracts
  • Researches customer backgrounds, financial / sales / business issues as required, compiling sales collateral to take to each client meeting
  • Tracks and analyses sales data; monitors business trends and customer preferences
  • Establishes and maintains rapport with all clients and potential clients
  • Ensures professional, quality service and customer satisfaction
  • Responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints from customers and potential customers
  • Attends and participates in meetings, conferences, training, etc., as required or appropriate
  • Maintains up-to-date and accurate client account information
  • Coordinates customer order fulfillment
  • Submit various records and reports including weekly sales reports, end of month revenue reports, expense reports, client files, invoices, etc.
  • Performs routine administrative/office tasks as required, including but not limited to preparing reports and correspondence, copying and filing documents, entering computer data, etc.
  • Coordinates sales activities with those of other company departments as appropriate
  • Refers to policy and procedure manuals, staff handbook, trade publications, directories, etc.
  • Performs related duties as required

Principal Internal / External Contacts
  • Sales Team
  • Clients - Banking and financial services companies
  • Customer Success Team
  • Editorial Team
  • IT Team

Required Knowledge, Skills and Attributes
  • 1+ year in sales and proven ability to hit challenging targets
  • Strong business development skills
  • Strong data analysis skills to create evidence based sales proposals
  • High professionalism and ability to build and maintain relationships at all levels
  • Experience in the recruitment industry desirable
  • Experience in media sales/telesales desirable

Required Education and/or Experience
  • Degree or equivalent work experience

Personal Skills
  • Ability to work in a demanding and pressured environment
  • Ability to be proactive and use initiative
  • Evidence of working within a team
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to take responsibility and work autonomously
  • Ability to achieve targets

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