Direct Sales Advisor

Recruiter
SSE PLC
Location
Reading
Posted
18 Jun 2019
Closes
20 Jun 2019
Ref
1181379627
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Salary: £21,161 - £27,947 depending on skills and experience

37 hours per week

The Role

Our Business Energy business supplies businesses with electricity and gas, offering a wide range of energy contract solutions including fixed and flexible contracts, serving a broad and diverse range of clients from micro businesses to large national corporates. Due to our continued success, we have an opportunity for new sales advisors to join our Direct Sales team.

Our Direct Sales team are primarily an inbound sales team based across two offices (Reading & Cardiff), focused on growing our Small to Medium Business customer base by cross selling Business Energy products via a consultative selling method. We work within a busy and fast paced sales environment, dealing directly with customers regarding any contractual queries, providing quotes for new business and retaining as much business as possible during the monthly renewals process. We also liaise closely with our internal customers to ensure the smooth processing and set up of the contracts.

Your Skills & Experience

To ensure you get the most from your role, and our customers receive the highest level of service, you'll be target driven and will have a good understanding of the sales cycle along with the ability to identify opportunities to up sell. It is critical that you have a passion for delivering excellent service.

You will be able to work on your own initiative, be inquisitive, decisive and able to see tasks through to completion. Ideally you will have a background within utilities, though training can be provided, your communication and decision making skills will be second to none.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Internal development opportunities

Next Steps

Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long.

Closing date for applications is: 26 June 2019

This vacancy is open to internal candidates only. Please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, well conduct some pre-employment checks.

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