about 1 year ago
competitive basic salary + commission package
Graduate Sales Executive
Graduate Sales Executive (Full training provided)
Working within a vibrant and successful sales team, our role is primarily a telephone-based cold calling position involving profiling of accounts, meeting generation and prospect building. Over time, the role will evolve into an account management position and depending on the success level of each sales person, an external client facing position managing a portfolio of key accounts
Our role is suitable for a recent graduate. Sales experience is very welcome, but not mandatory. We will provide you with comprehensive training at QA Sales Academy to help you on your way with a rewarding career.
As the Sales Executive, you will:
* Create sustainable business relationships
* Identify business opportunities and provide accurate forecasting of pipeline sales
* Prepare quotes and proposals for customers
* Provide effective Customer service management
* Maintain all relevant management information systems
* Prospect for new customers
* Provide support to the Sales Manager
As the Sales Executive, you will have:
* An entrepreneurial spirit and determination
* Confidence and a strong sense of direction
* Excellent communication skills
* The ability to operate well and contribute to a strong team environment
* Self-motivation and drive
* Strong understanding of sales processes
* A deep understanding of the need to respond quickly to requests
* Good attention to detail
* Degree: Undergraduate or Graduate
Our Company: QA is one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK, developing skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders. Headquartered in London, but with a nationwide network of state-of-the-art training centres, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- QA Learning, QA Apprenticeships, QA Consulting and QA Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative and cutting edge skills solutions to UK organisations.
competitive basic salary + commission package
Sounds interesting? Please apply with your CV, we look forward to talking to you!
How to apply
When you’ve found the role you want, click the ‘Apply’ button to open the application form. We’ll ask you to upload your CV, and to enter some personal information and provide additional supporting information depending on the role. Remember, this is your time to shine, so please ensure that anything you would like us to be aware of is included in your application. Once you’ve applied, you will be sent a password to your own private account area where you’re able to keep track of the current status of your application(s), as well as read all of the previous email communications, and action requests that have been sent to you.
Once we’ve reviewed your application, a member of the Talent Acquisition team will be in contact with an update on your application. If your application is being progressed, a telephone interview will be scheduled with the Talent Acquisition team to discuss the opportunity, your skills and experience – this is also a great time for you to ask any questions that are important to you. The next stage of the process will then vary depending on the role, division or level you’re applying for, however this may involve 2-3 stages, including technical, HR or competency questions, or might ask you to complete an online work-style assessment as part of your application. Our Talent Acquisition team will explain exactly what the interview and assessment process will be.
If you’re successful and an offer is made to you, we will make the verbal offer and work with you to agree a provisional start date. Your Talent Acquisition Consultant will keep in touch with you, and answer any questions you have. They’ll also support you with any steps involved to confirm your offer. The formal offer paperwork will be sent to you by our People Team, along with any requests for any additional information required.
We take professional and/or educational reference checks on all of our employees so you will be asked to provide this information when returning your contract. For these checks, we do allow people to start with us whilst the checks are in process, however please do note that employment with QA is based on satisfactory references.
For some roles within the business, we also carry out additional checks such as DBS or DV Clearance, depending on the role or division you will be working in (it will be made clear at the beginning of the recruitment process if additional checks will be part of the offer for the role you’re applying for) – for some of these additional checks, it is important that these are completed prior to you joining QA.
Welcome to QA! Prior to joining you should have all the information you need to get started on day one and are likely to have a 'Buddy' assigned to you who will help and guide you during your first few weeks here. Your line manager will develop a personal induction plan for you, as well as ensuring that you also go through the company induction so you have a full understanding not just of your role but also of QA as a whole.