graduate sales development representative in reading

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£ 26,000 per year
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reading, south east england
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£ 26,000 per year
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01625 255 255
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job description

Graduate Sales Development Representative

Our client provides the platform upon which IT can focus on the applications and services that power business. Although in its relative infancy in the UK, they’re an innovative IT software company that has a global reach. They’re looking for ambitious graduates to join the company as Sales Development Representatives during a period of rapid growth.

The successful candidate will enjoy a role that is carefully segmented to ensure their progression! Initially, the Graduate Sales Development Representative will proactively identify and profile small/medium businesses that could benefit from the offering. In your first 9 to 12 months you will carefully construct an opportunity pipeline, using a variety of mediums to do so. Using social media channels, emailing, calling through to businesses over the phone, networking with vendors and partners - you will leave no stone unturned as you seek to secure new business.

The successful candidate enjoy a unique package – exposure with a market leading company, excellent career and earning potential and an exciting, social culture! 

The Role:
  • Learn about the company and the marketplace they operate in so as to best identify potential customers
  • Proactively prospect for new clients, employing your initiative when researching and contacting the key decision makers of small/medium businesses
  • Prospecting will involve utilising social media channels, contacting prospective clients over the phone and pursuing contacts within the wider vendor/partner network  
  • Compile your own pipeline of business opportunities on the back of these channels
  • Schedule meetings with key decision makers for senior sales to attend
Benefits/What you get:
  • A competitive basic salary of £26,000
  • Y1 OTE of £35K
  • A welcoming, inclusive culture and a fast paced office environment
  • Excellent learning & development opportunities against a background of continuous training
  • Company meals, with a free lunch every day
  • Lucrative bonus/incentive schemes
  • Excellent scope for progression – there is the real potential of earning a six figure salary in your second year
Candidate requirements:
  • Educated to degree level
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills
  • A positive outlook
  • Commercially aware and superb attention to detail
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