Would the opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial and collaborative sales environment interest you?Would you like to build a successful career through providing innovative technology solutions to our customers?Join our Sales teamIf you’re looking to make the most of your ambition and personality, then a sales career at Softcat could be perfect for you. Our team is over 500 people strong across our UK and Ireland offices and we continue to grow, embracing new international markets and opportunities. As a Sales Executive, you’ll be a big part of our plans for the future.Softcat sales opportunities come with big earnings potential (£60k average OTE by year 3) and a structured progression path. Plus, you don’t need specific qualifications or experience to join us! We can help you reach your goals if you bring us the ambition to succeed. Success. The Softcat Way.Softcat is a billion-pound technology company that feels like one family. We’re big on culture, big on teamwork and big on rewards. Through collaboration and understanding, we help customers to use technology to succeed, by putting our employees first. Welcome to a business where personal achievement and team success go hand-in-hand.Partner with the bestYou will join our Softcat Sales Development Programme, which is designed to equip you with everything you need to become successful. The programme will accelerate your confidence in the role and support you on your journey to being an established Account Manager. You will initially sell to our smaller Education accounts whilst you learn the ropes, and when you are ready, you will graduate from the programme and join a dedicated vertical team of your choice (Higher Education, Local Government, Police, Defence, Healthcare etc) Here you will begin to focus on fewer and larger accounts and really build up your specialist knowledge.As a Public Sector Sales Executive, you will be responsible for:Researching potential customers to shape and build new businessGrowing new business through effective communication methods including cold calling, customer meetings and email marketingWorking towards your KPI’s through developing market understanding, building relationships and networkingProviding effective account management to support your customers technology strategy, implementation, and future requirementsCollaborating with your sales team, cross-functional teams, and external partners to help develop a rich customer experienceWhat we need from youHave a passion for sales and be keen to learn and develop your skill setDemonstrate a keen entrepreneurial flare and the desire to build your own client base from scratchBe a motivated self-starter, a quick learner and be highly organisedShow an enthusiasm to learn and develop your knowledge for new and emerging technologiesHave a high level of verbal and written communication skillsHave the ability to build solid relationships internally and with potential new clientsWork in a way that works for youWe recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:Occasional home working possibleFlexibility around school pick up and drop offsWorking flexible hours – flexing the times you start and finish during the dayWorking with us Our employees’ physical and mental wellbeing is vitally important to us, so we adhere to the latest Covid-19 Government guidance. Softcatters’ can currently either work remotely, or if happy to do so, work from the office. Cleaning, social distancing and mask wearing measures apply in all office locations.Wherever you work, we want you to experience the freedom and autonomy to realise your potential. You will feel supported by a team that celebrates individuality, encourages different perspectives, and embraces every background.Rewards We will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefit options are designed to meet your individual needs for today and in the future. We provide benefits surrounding all aspects of your life:Your healthYour financesYour familyYour time at workYour time pursuing other endeavoursOur benefit plan options are designed to meet your individual needs and budget, both today and in the future.Join usTo become part of the success story, please apply now Softcat is an inclusive company where you can enjoy the career you want, without changing the person you are. We’re welcoming to all and passionate about promoting greater diversity in the tech sector.
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