Graduate Vendor Sales Specialist - Northamber

Salary: £22000 to 28000 per annum plus benefits
Location: London
Start date: Nov-2016
Sectors: Computing & IT, Sales

Graduate Vendor Sales Specialist - Northamber

Location: Chessington, Surrey

Salary: £22,000 (Y1 OTE of £28K!)

REF: SEBW6562b

Sector: IT

In their 36th year, Northamber are the longest established trade-only distributor of IT equipment in the UK. In that time, the IT distribution industry has changed radically. What has not is Northamber's dedicated approach to hiring, training and developing their employees. They're looking for tenacious, career focused graduates to fulfil the role of Vendor Sales Specialist!

Yes, Northamber are established. But don't let that deceive you – pioneering and unflagging, they continue to grow at an untrammelled pace. The product range and expert solutions they provide are as comprehensive as they are renowned. Samsung, Sharp and Microsoft are just some of the names that feature heavily across the various software and hardware products distributed.

However, Northamber recognises that their most important asset is their staff. Join them as a Graduate Vendor Sales Specialist and enjoy unrivalled investment in your career!     

The Role: The Development Plan for the Sales Specialist

Carefully segmented, the role of the Vendor Sales Specialist can be outlined in clear progression stages. As a specialist for one of Northamber's key partners, you will enjoy a varied day-to-day. During your on boarding process, you will learn about Northamber, the partnerships they cultivate and the marketplace they operate in. Responsible for the head of the pipeline, you will strategically identify, profile and contact prospective clients over the phone, compiling a new client database for your assigned Northamber partner.

This multi-faceted role stretches beyond new business generation, however. You will employ a considered, consultative approach when managing and developing existing customer relationships. In rekindling dormant accounts, up and cross-selling your partner's products and services will always be at the forefront of your mind. The role offers much to graduates seeking to enter the B2B sphere – you'll gain real exposure to some of the biggest brands, create profitable business relationships and pick up sophisticated selling skills along the way.      

The benefits that Northamber offers its graduates are many and varied. Their culture is inclusive, fast-paced and outgoing, proven by their fantastic training, modern, exciting offices and regular socials. If you're a graduate with ambition that matches Northamber's, then we want to hear from you!

The Role:   

  • Learn about Northamber, their partnerships and the marketplace during your on-boarding
  • Strategically identify, research and contact prospective clients over the phone to secure new business
  • Manage existing customer relationships, ensuring your partner stays front of mind
  • Rekindle dormant accounts by upselling products and services
  • Strengthen your customer base, always mindful of how you can expand it further  

Benefits/What you get:

  • Industry renowned training
  • Excellent investment in your career and professional development
  • A competitive basic salary of £22,000
  • Y1 OTE of up to £28K!
  • A fantastic office space in a highly sought after Surrey location
  • Regular socials and an outgoing atmosphere
  • Lucrative bonus/incentive schemes
  • Pension

You:

  • Educated to degree level
  • Commercially minded
  • Ambitious, with excellent communication/interpersonal skills

Next Steps:

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(Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to contact all applicants directly. If you haven't heard from us within 28 days please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.)


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