North West
Advertising Salary
£22,500.00 OTE £35,000.00

About The Role

Telephone Account Executive - we’re looking for you!

Job Title: Telephone Account Executive

Location: Direct365, Skelmersdale

Salary: £22,500.00

Full Time position – guaranteed full time hours 

The purpose of this role is to ensure the delivery of an excellent ‘Direct365 Customer Journey’, with a clear focus on delivering sales through service. You will develop and maintain excellent relations with exiting customers resulting in increased sales revenue. This is to be achieved through proactive and reactive communication with our customers.

You will deliver performances that maximise competitive advantage. You will work in a challenging, motivational culture and environment where all team members develop and demonstrate their full potential. In turn achieving business KPI’s and objectives.

Keys Tasks:

  • Maintain excellent knowledge of our portfolio of products and services to understand customer’s needs.
  • Undertake outbound sales calls against predefined campaigns with set call targets. Proactively contact customers and identify their business needs in relation to our core products and services.
  • Proactively look for opportunities to up sell products and services to enhance the customer experience and increase revenue.
  • Work against agreed KPI’s to ensure all personal and business targets are met.
  • Report regular to team leader on all activities relating to the role.
  • To work as part of a team to develop the concept of One Team = One Organisation, taking ownership of challenges and foster an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Manage the implantation of new accounts. Ensure the business is compliant and that all customer problems are resolved to prevent repetition.
  • Undertake any other duties are required.
  • Ensure correct use of internal systems to follow the outbound sales process.
  • Ensure all leads are followed up promptly and quoted accurately.
  • Ensure accurate call recordings are taken at point of sale.
  • Complete accurate order form at point of sale.

Key competencies required:

  • Proven experience within a Sales through service role.
  • A successful track record in achieving objectives and KPI’s.
  • A determined, outgoing, and competitive attitude with a passion for Customer Care and track record in negotiating and balancing customer needs/expectations with business KPI’s
  • Ability to work under pressure, self-motivated and driven.
  • Team player with the ability to always portray a positive attitude.
  • Excellent telephone communication skills with a confident, approachable, and professional manner.
  • Ability to manage difficult situations and the stress associated with them.
  • Excellent soft skills – including listening, motivating, and communicating.
  • Well, presented with a positive and proactive approach.
  • IT Literate- MS Office, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint packages and the ability to adapt to new CRM systems.

In return for your commitment and expertise as a Telephone account executive at Direct365, you will get:

  • A salary of £22,500,000 OTE £35,000.00 in a permanent full-time position.
  • Great working hours Monday to Friday (37.5 hours a week)
  • No evenings or weekend working.
  • We offer accredited ILM management training in house and externally.
  • The opportunity to join an established and growing team and to develop your career with us.
  • Training opportunities within the business to expand your skills including NVQs.
  • Free Parking onsite so no parking costs
  • Up to £1000 savings at Supermarkets and High Street Stores with PHS Perks.
  • Pension Scheme
  • 24 hour well being helpline.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for an individual who is highly organised and efficient with the ability to work across multiple projects.

As the role is administrative focused, the successful candidate should be computer literate as they will be working with different systems and will need to learn new systems and processes where required.

The successful candidate will be comfortable speaking to customers and suppliers with the confidence to make suggestions and problem solve based off data.

What can the role and direct365 offer you?

At Direct 365 we love our vibrant office environment. As a business, we pride ourselves upon our commitment to our employee’s personal development; supporting you in reaching your own goals as well as working collectively to continue the success of the company.

Our forward-thinking mentality can act as a platform for a successful candidate to make real and tangible change from the get-go, whilst gaining exposure to a variety of different scenarios business wide.

As the newest member of the Business Performance Team, you will be warmly welcomed into a friendly atmosphere; accompanied by team members with dynamic and innovative mindsets, striving to drive real results.

If this sounds like you then we will be looking forward to hearing from you.

Take the next step in your Business Development career – Apply Now.

About us

At Direct365, our vision is to be the UK’s number one provider of essential workplace products and services for small businesses. We value helpfulness, reliability, and innovation within our employee base, and believe in giving everyone the freedom to do what they do best. Our aim is to combine our buying power with friendly expert advice for everyone’s peace of mind that the jobs well done.

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