Sales Consultant

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Ref. No. 30384 Locations: Ideally looking for someone based in Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire or Northamptonshire to aid with the growth of our South East client base. 

The Role:

The Best Connection Group Limited is looking to appoint a Sales Consultant to join our highly successful team. The core function of the role is to build relationships with prospective customers, arrange meetings and progress to proposals and tenders. You will be selling our industry leading recruitment services and supporting our extensive branch network to identify good business and generate leads for volume sales opportunities. This role requires a consultative approach to all aspects of the sales cycle.

Other key aspects of the role include:

  • Working with our national branch network to identify, pursue, and develop potential sales opportunities to win new contracts and expand existing business.
  • Gather key business intelligence and analyse data to fully understand your client’s requirements and challenges to then present proposals.
  • Maintain and develop strong client relationships, understanding and selling the features and benefits of the service to defend and expand existing business.
  • Manage tender process from start to finish and hand over to operations efficiently.
  • Taking responsibility to fully understand and ensure contractual requirements are fulfilled in line with client expectations.

The Package:

  • Annual salary of £30,000 to £35,000 depending on experience
  • Company car or car allowance of £4800 to £5400 depending on experience.
  • Initially you will be entitled to 30 days paid holiday per annum, rising to 33 days after a year’s employment inclusive of statutory holidays.
  • Free Car Parking
  • Pension
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Option to join opt into our employee benefits scheme.

The Person:

Essential Criteria:

  • Have a proven background in client development and a track record of achievement.
  • Experienced in direct sales.
  • Results and target driven.
  • Works well in a team and independently.
  • Full UK driving license.
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills and able to influence buying decisions.
  • Have confidence and shown resilience in a previous role. 

 Desirable Criteria

  • Experience of a fast-paced sales environment
  • Maths & English to GCSE or above
  • Proven experience within the recruitment sector - this could be as an experienced Recruitment Consultant or a Divisional Manager

The Company

The Best Connection, an Equal Opportunities Employer, was formed in 1991. The company has a network of over 85 branches throughout the UK from which it specialises in the supply of temporary labour to the industrial, HGV, warehouse, and distribution sectors. With a turnover of £347 million, The Best Connection is one of the largest providers of Industrial and Driving staff in the UK.

Hours of Work:

Your working week will consist of 40 hours Monday - Friday with 1 hour’s lunch break each day.  This is a hybrid role split between working from home and being based at our Head Office in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire.

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