Inside Sales Executive (UK & Europe)
Our client is a professional body, a membership organisation and an international publisher with the goal of advancing excellence in the chemical sciences. With over 550 employees, based in Cambridge, London and internationally, they do this by publishing high quality chemistry journals, books and magazines, by engaging with their members and by interacting with their community to raise the profile of chemistry and ensuring high quality standards within the chemical sciences.
Position: Inside Sales Executive - UK & Europe
Location: Cambridge (commutable from Alconbury, Bedford, Bury St Edmunds, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge North, Cherry Hinton, Chesterton, Ely, Fen Drayton, Fenstanton, Histon & Impington, Hitchin, Huntingdon, Longstanton, Milton, Newmarket, Northstowe, Oakington, Orchard-Park, Royston, Saffron Walden, Somersham, St Ives, St Neots, Stevenage, Swavesey, Waterbeach, Wyton and surrounding areas)
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: £27,733 - £30,814 per annum plus benefits
Benefits: Excellent contributory pension scheme, generous paid holidays, 35-hour (for full-time staff) working week, learning and career development, subsidised staff restaurant (Cambridge office), staff sports and social club, free private healthcare plan, income protection scheme, critical illness insurance, life assurance, free on-site parking (Cambridge office), season ticket, car / motor cycle and cycle to work schemes, membership subscription, employee assistance programme, eye-care at work scheme, wellness initiatives, flexible work environment, employee recognition, long service awards, membership subscription to professional body and RSC, two discounted staff flats on-site (Cambridge office), Litmus reward gateway benefits and more.
Closing Date: 14 June 2020
About the role:
Want to be part of a successful international sales team with great development opportunities?
They have an exciting permanent full-time (35-hour week) opportunity to join their Sales Team.
As their Inside Sales Executive (UK & Europe) you will work closely with their Senior International Sales Executive (UKI, Benelux & Africa) to source new sales opportunities through scheduled campaigns, outbound calling and email interactions to support and achieve sales targets
They are looking for a confident and commercially focused individual with excellent communication skills to join their motivated and successful Sales Team. You will be results focused and able to manage a variety of tasks and to promote and pro-actively sell designated products to customers across the territory (Academic and Government R&D institutions) through relevant sales campaigns.
- Inside sales experience is essential; with good email drafting skills, able to handle customer objections and self-motivated.
- Experience designing, managing and conducting telesales campaigns and promotional activities.
- Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential for this role.
- Familiarity with the sales and marketing of journals, books and electronic products for libraries in academia and industry is preferred.
- Experience of Excel / PowerPoint / Word is essential.
- STM publishing experience is desirable
- Educated to degree level is desirable.
- Experience of CRM tool such as Salesforce is desirable.
- Additional European language skills of advantage.
- Valid, clean driving licence.
This role is based at their Cambridge office, and will involve working outside of core hours to attend relevant exhibitions and conferences and travel within the region.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply by their closing date.
You may have experience of the following: Inside Sales Executive, Business Development, Prospecting, Account Manager, Inside Sales Representative, Account Manager, Account Executive, New Business Development, Lead Generation, Sales Executive, Business Development Executive, etc.