Graduate Account Executive - Manchester



Role: Graduate Account Executive

Type: Permanent

Location: Central Manchester

Salary: £25,000 + OTE

The Role

We're looking for an energetic self-starter, hungry for a career in Sales to generate sales-qualified meetings, nurture long-term prospects, and produce new leads. This is a great opportunity for a Graduate Account Executive who thrives on getting to know clients and potential customers inside and out to provide real value to their businesses.

The ideal candidate will cultivate relationships with prospective clients in order to catalyse business development success. This individual will schedule meetings with clients in order to understand their needs whilst working closely with sales and marketing teams to uncover new leads. This role will see you join a dynamic team of highly motivated and determined individuals.

The Package:

  • £25,000 basic salary + OTE
  • Supportive and employee-driven company culture
  • Pioneering the new business generation team
  • Fast progression and massive market opportunity
  • Social and fun office culture with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • 3 month, fully funded Furza Sales Academy training

Role overview

  • Research and identify potential best-fit clients and key contacts; call, email, and socially connect with prospects to generate initial interest and arrange meetings for the senior sales team
  • Provide clients with industry-leading ideas through business proposals
  • Develop your own pipeline through social media and networking
  • Follow-up and qualify marketing-generated leads
  • Following a consultative questioning process when engaging and promoting the company’s products, ultimately leading to full 360 sales cycle expertise
  • Key stakeholder mapping through growing, maintaining, and leveraging your network
  • Develop excellent customer and prospect relationships leading to the growth of new and dormant accounts
  • Achieve specified and agreed monthly KPIs and targets

Role requirements:

  • Degree-level graduate
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to develop genuine relationships with prospects, customers, and colleagues
  • The ability to be consultative and curious when speaking with prospects and customers
  • You enjoy a fast-paced, dynamic environment

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