Sales Executive

British Red Cross

Location: Hybrid working between home & the office in Bradbury House, 4 Ohio Avenue, Salford, Greater Manchester M50 2GT
Hours: 35 per week
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £21,604 per annum (DOE), plus £300 home working allowance

Are you ready to take on this new role and help people in crisis?

We have an exciting opportunity for you to bring your positive energy, customer service skills, and desire to make an impact. Get ready to join our Training Contact Centre as a Sales Executive.

Imagine yourself in the heart of our team, not just marketing our first aid training courses and products but promoting services that save lives! Your mission? Keep Red Cross Training contemporary and relevant and ensure it remains the go-to for top-notch first aid training.

Come join a team that’s not just welcoming, motivated, and passionate – we’re on a mission to make a difference. With over 30 years of experience delivering first aid courses, 170 trainers spread across the UK, and a massive 140,000 delegates trained. We’re not just a team: we’re a force for good!

It’s not just about the numbers – it’s about the impact we make. Our courses don’t just teach life-saving knowledge; they empower individuals with skills that matter. After covering costs, every penny we make directly supports the amazing work we do.

Want an insight into the team? Read Anam our Customer Service Admins blog – as they share insights on their career journey.

Ready to turn your passion into purpose? Apply now and lets spread the power of kindness.

What will a day in the life of a Sales Executive involve?

Introduce and promote our products and services to potential customers
Engage potential customers in meaningful conversations to understand their needs
Maintain a thorough understanding of our product/service offerings
Build and maintain strong customer relationships.
Deliver a professional service that builds trust with our customers.
Support a variety of administration tasks that ensure customers receive a seamless service.
Achieving targets and KPI’s

To be a successful Sales Executive, what will you need?

Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills
Strong persuasive and negotiation abilities to effectively close sales and overcome objections.
Proficient computer skills, including experience with productivity software (e.g., Microsoft Office). – Familiarity with customer relationship management (CRM) systems and sales tools
To be self-motivated and target-driven, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Closing date for applications: 29th November 2023. Interviews expected to take place between W/C the 4th and W/C the 11th December
In return for your dedication and expertise, you’ll get:

Holidays: 36 days annual leave (including bank holidays) + option to buy 5 extra days.
Pension scheme: Up to 6% contributory pension.
Flexible working: We do our best to accommodate your preferred work style.
Learning & Development: Wide range of career opportunities + comprehensive learning.
Discounts: Access to Blue Light Discount Card and employee benefits platform.
Wellbeing Assistance: Access to mental health and wellbeing assistance.
Team Working: Champion our mission in a collaborative team.
Cycle2Work: Lease a bicycle through the scheme.
Season ticket loan: Interest-free loan for commuting expenses.

We are proud to participate in the disability confident scheme for roles based in the UK. During the application process, you will be asked if you wish to apply under the scheme.
At The British Red Cross, we pride ourselves on our diverse workforce, and ensuring we have an inclusive environment for all our staff and volunteers. We remain dedicated to ensuring our teams can bring their true selves to work without risk or fear of discrimination. We do this through regular data reporting, and the assistance of our internal Race and Equality Network (REEN), LGBT+ Network, our Disability and Wellness Network (DAWN), Gender Network, Carers Network and Youth Network.

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