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Sales Executive

£25,000
London, Holborn

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Jack Harry

I work as a Recruitment Consultant on the Corporate desk, focusing primarily on graduate jobs within the Banking & Finance sector. This often includes roles in Broking, Trading and Accounting.

My area of expertise

I sit on the Corporate desk, working mainly on Banking & Finance graduate jobs. Because of the diversity of roles and sectors we work on at Give A Grad A Go, though, I've also had the chance to dabble in FinTech and slightly more creative graduate jobs - which I also really enjoy.

Why I chose to work at Give A Grad A Go

I’d applied for a few roles through Give A Grad A Go, but wasn’t exactly sure what I wanted to do. I came in to visit the team to discuss what kinds of graduate jobs my skills would be best suited to, and I really liked the atmosphere in the office. Although I’d never really considered a career in graduate recruitment before, when I spoke to the team about the possibility of a job here I thought that it sounded like something I’d be good at – and here I am!

The worst job I've had

I held a job doing door-to-door sales for a number of different charities. Hopefully I learnt something from the late evenings cold calling in the rain!

Looking for sales graduate jobs in London, and want to work for a global freight company in the midst of huge expansion? The UK’s leading digital freight provider is on the lookout for a Sales Executive to join their growing sales team – could it be you?

Company profile

In this Sales Executive graduate job, you will be joining an exciting startup who are making big waves in the freight industry, with their fresh, digital approach. Based in London, their primary product is a digital freight forwarding platform, which allows clients to manage the end-to-end operations, and get real time visibility into the progress for shipments. As they continue to grow and build their client base, they are now looking for an ambitious and self-motivated graduate to join them as a Sales Executive.

Job description

In this Sales Executive graduate job, you will be introduced into the world of freight, as you support a number of business unites and learn how to provide your clients with the best-in-class service. Day to day, you will be supporting the commercial division by helping to manage the sales funnel within the business development team – involving problem solving, new lead generation and streamlining supply chains. You’ll need to be highly adaptable and consistently professional, as your role will see you working with a real range of clients – in both lead generation and customer support. As is the case in most startups, no two days will ever be the same, and your role will vary quickly depending on the priority of the funnel.

Key responsibilities

In this Sales Executive graduate job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Working with the sales team to understand the sales funnel, where each client sits in the funnel and apply the internal playbooks to win over clients
  • Collaborating with the internal teams to create new strategies that convince the audience and construct solutions to problems
  • Meticulously managing the sales funnel, keeping up to date with the progress of client relationships and maintaining the cadence of client communication
  • Being responsible for new lead creation, booking in demos and meeting with cold clients

So, what are we looking for?

  • A 2.1 degree from a good university
  • A quick learner – someone who takes learning in their stride and wants to steep learning curve
  • Someone who is comfortable with numbers
  • An Excel superstar
  • A natural communicator – both written and verbal
  • A real self-starter
  • An organised, hard-working individual
  • Someone who is detail-oriented

What else is on offer?

  • A highly competitive starting salary of 25,000
  • The once in a lifetime opportunity to change one of the biggest industries in the world
  • An internationally diverse, sociable, dynamic team with a clear vision and strategy
  • Flexible working, including parent friendly working hours, flexi-time, working from home days – because a big portion of the team is remote
  • Pension scheme

Looking for sales graduate jobs in London, and want to forge a career in the freight industry? If you’re meticulous, ambitious and adaptable, and you’re interested in sales roles, apply for this Sales Executive job in London today.

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