Sales Consultant

Recruiter
Resource Management
Location
Reading
Salary
25000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
18 Apr 2017
Closes
25 Apr 2017
Category
Accounting
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job title: Sales Consultant

Location: Reading

Salary: up to GBP25,000 basic depending on experience + benefits

Type: Permanent

Jelf is one of the UK's leading insurance brokers, employee benefits, healthcare and financial planning consultancies. The Group has 36 offices in 33 locations across England and Wales employing over 1,200 members of staff.

A multi-award winning business, Jelf works hand in hand with local, national and international clients in over 100 countries. Jelf has built its business on the ethos of placing the client at its heart and providing the very best care and personal service - a core value that still remains true today.

We have a fantastic permanent opportunity for a Sales Consultant to join their team based in Reading.

The purpose of the role is to provide bespoke insurance solutions that meet the clients needs whilst responding to client queries in a timely and accurate manner. Promoting their Personal Lines products to both new and existing customers, providing a high level of service and support are also play a big part in this role.

This is a varied and challenging role with excellent long term development potential within the business.

We are looking for candidates with excellent communication skills who combine strong customer handling skills with a positive approach and a desire to achieve results.

Responsibilities
. Act as the primary point of contact for customers both by telephone and email
. Respond to telephone queries and follow up leads to promote our products and services
. Liaise with existing customers regarding their renewals, identify and act on cross selling opportunities, issue quotes and process subsequent paperwork
. To build and maintain an excellent rapport with our customers, providers and colleagues across the Group.
. Update and maintain records on core systems
. Liaise with Insurers regarding customer policies
. To log all business activity, ensuring revenue is accurately recorded and documented
. To produce and maintain accurate and complete documentation/correspondence.

Experience and skills required
. Excellent communication skills and a professional telephone manner
. Telephone and/or sales experience is essential
. Personal Lines Insurance experience is a real advantage
. Exceptional customer focus with great relationship building skills
. Good organisational and prioritisation skills
. Target driven with the ability to meet and exceed KPI's
. Strong team player
. High level of accuracy and attention to detail

To be considered for this role please click 'apply'