Graduate Sales Executive

£22000/annum £32k OTE + Excellent Benefits
Manchester, Greater Manchester
07/10/2019 (08:48)
Leyton UK


Graduate Sales Executive

Do you want to join a dynamic, friendly, fast-growing financial consultancy? We are looking for ambitious and driven grads or sales focused individuals looking to start a career in sales and achieve success. 

If you are hard-working, committed and determined then this is the role for you!

Who are we?

Leyton UK Ltd is a leading consultancy firm with a unique goal; to quickly improve the financial performance of its clients without impacting on their core business. Leyton represents a wide international market network around the world. 

In the UK, our specific expertise is in the optimisation of Research and Development (R&D) Tax Relief and Credits, R&D grants and Patent Box. Empowering clients so that they can grow and achieve their potential. 

We offer real career opportunities in a fast-growing, friendly firm with a dynamic and ambitious team. Our package is very attractive and see's our Sales Team rewarded on the basis of your personal performance, as well as on the basis of the company's overall achievements. For the right candidate, the extensive growth plans for the UK offer the opportunity to progress quickly in terms of promotion, and develop as a first-in-class sales professional. 

What we need from you?

The ultimate aim of this role is to generate as many quality business meetings as possible for the business development executives. These meetings are generated by cold calling new clients, introducing yourself and the products and discovering new contacts. This is a B2B role.

Your day-to-day looks like:

  • Generating new business meetings across the UK
  • Working in sectors ranging but not limited to Pharmaceutical, Financial, Aerospace, Automotive, Engineering, Digital Agencies and Software
  • Creating a pipeline of new business
  • Identifying new verticals
  • Selling on the telephone to prospective clients; making approximately 500 calls per week

Successful candidates progress quickly** through the following roles:

  • Sales Executive
  • Senior Sales Executive
  • Team leader or Business Development Executive

**Typically, between 6 and 12 months depending upon achievements against targets

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Degree level or equivalent;
  • Excellent verbal communication skills;
  • A natural sales ability; you must be confident and articulate, particularly on the telephone
  • The ability to tailor your style and sales pitch to suit a particular opportunity
  • Sales experience (desirable but not essential)
  • A demonstrable competitive attitude and drive to excel

What we offer in return:

Package: £32k 1st year OTE (£22k Basic)

Location: Manchester

Hours: Standard hours 8.30am - 5.30pm (flexibility is required)

If you think this is the role to accelerate your career then apply now!

Leyton offer a competitive remuneration and benefits package and offer unparalleled opportunities for rapid professional development. We are committed to helping our employees unlock their talent and support this through providing the access and tools to full training programmes and membership to professional bodies and subscriptions.

With Leyton you have access to Leyton Group benefits, Private Health and Dental cover, a highly Competitive Pension Scheme and flexible working. On top of this we also offer savings through a wide range of financial benefits in the form of discounts, subsidies and incentives.

Leyton is committed to becoming an inclusive employer and proactive in improving D&I across the Leyton Group without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

Thank you for reviewing this vacancy. Should you apply for this role, your personal data will be processed in accordance with our privacy notice.

Start Date
October 11th
Contract Length
Contact Name
Login or register to view
Login or register to view
Job Reference
Job ID

Create new Job Alert

Create a new Job Alert to make sure you see the best new jobs first!

Your search has been saved and has been added to your Job Alerts

Remember: You should never send cash or cheques to a prospective employer, or provide your bank details or any other financial information. For more information on conducting a safe job hunt online, visit safer-jobs.com.