Sales Executive

Location UK / Antrim

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary See description

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1392518

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Sales Executive based in Antrim.

Job Title: Sales Executive

Department: RoW Education

Reporting to: International Education Manager

Salary: Competitive Salary Offered

Location: Antrim

Texthelp is a world leader in the development of technologies to support reading & writing. The company employs 170 staff across 2 separate divisions, Education & Corporate with offices in Antrim, Boston and Brisbane.

Our mission is to change lives.  We can only achieve this and continue to grow by having great, engaged, talented, developed, accountable people, working in the right culture using agile methods.

We pride ourselves on our core values that are embedded within our culture.  These are integrity, excellence, respect, empowerment, fun and curiosity.

Job Overview

The International Education team is focused on sales to schools, colleges and universities in various international markets globally. We are looking for an enthusiastic and results-focused Sales Executive to join our team, who will be responsible for handling new business sales in European markets.  The role will require a consistent focus on the complete sales process from lead generation and nurturing through to closing sales.

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 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
  • Providing timely and accurate reporting to management

Person Specification

Essential Criteria

  • Third Level Qualification in a relevant discipline
  • Or a minimum of 2 years proven track record in winning new business sales
  • 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
  • Fluency in another European language may be beneficial

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 internationally

If you think you have what we are looking for please email a tailored CV aligned to the requirements via the APPLY button below.

Closing date:  5:00pm on Friday 8th March 2019.