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Sales Executive

Job Title: Sales Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire
Salary: 20000 - 25000 basic + commission and benefits
REF: DAC 1181
Contact Name: Debbie Curtis
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

Curtis Recruitment is seeking to recruit a Sales Executive for a data capture company based in Maidenhead, to promote, sell and secure profitable new business for the company’s portfolio of ECM solutions.

Working to an agreed sales plan and ensuring a forward pipeline to meet projected targets, the key responsibilities of the Sales Executive role include:

  • To research sources for developing prospective clients and to define their potential.
  • To analyse territory / market potential to maximise return on time investment.
  • To create sales presentations relevant to the solution set and customer needs.
  • To contact and visit prospective customers.
  • To develop clear and effective written proposals for client opportunities based on agreed company price lists and product literature.
  • To contribute, by coordinating sales activity with management and technical resources.
  • To keep management informed by submitting activity and results reports, such as daily call reports, weekly work plans and monthly and annual territory analyses.
  • To include oral and written reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities and the potential for new products and services.
  • Attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies.
  • To keep abreast of solutions developments, market conditions, competitive activities advertising and promotional trends through the reading of relevant literature and consulting with marketing and technical service areas.
  • To participate in trade shows, exhibitions and conventions.

The successful candidate will be an experienced new business salesperson with a minimum of two years within IT sales and at least a year of lead generation and marketing experience.  Imaging, data capture and mobile technology sales skills are highly desirable.

This is a high-pressured environment within which, deadlines and targets are key elements, therefore, exceptional organisation and workload planning skills are essential.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Numerate and literate with excellent interpersonal skills
  • IT literate
  • Confident, flexible and patient
  • Professionally presented
  • Self-motivated

In return, the company offers:

  • An uncapped commission plan (based on 7.5% of Gross Profit on sales up to £40k, 10% of GP on sales £41k - £70k, 15% on GP of anything above)
  • A basic salary of £20k - £25k
  • Auto-enrolment pension
  • Business mileage allowance at 45p per mile
  • Fully expensed mobile phone and a company laptop
  • 37.5hrs per week (but flexible to suit the role)
  • 28 Days annual leave (inc. all UK bank & public holidays)