Sales Executive - Online Retailer
The Role: As a Sales Executive, you will be responsible for building relationships with customers who have bought any of the products from the 4000+ strong product catalogue, thus there is already a relationship established and so all are warm calls.
As an outbound sales executive, you will need to display a consultative approach, selling aftercare services for their new purchases.
When joining AO.com as a Graduate Sales Executive you'll gain a comprehensive understanding of AO.com's products and services. The successful candidates will work predominantly with warm leads via customers who have recently bought a product from AO.com.
You'll work closely with the marketing division to identify and develop a strategy to source customers.
Progression : 90% of the management at AO.com started out as Sales Executives, the development at AO.com can be rapid for individuals who apply themselves in the right way and aspire to move into supervisory and sales management roles.
Training: On day one you will enter a 6-week trainee sales academy that will provide you with an outstanding foundation to the business and continual mentoring will be provided into your first 12 months. This program will ensure you have the knowledge, ability and confidence to become highly successful and continue to develop your own career within AO.com.
Sales Executives that work for AO.com are encouraged to adopt a consultative sales approach at all times which is why they offer ISMM approved (Institute of Sales & Marking Management) sales training to ensure that their executives are equipped to be the very best sales professionals in the market.
- Graduate calibre individual
- Team player
- Effective communicator with a consultative nature
- £20-£22,000 basic salary
- £42,000 OTE uncapped.
- Very extensive benefits package including 33 days holiday, Contributory Pension Scheme, Thinking ahead Share Save Scheme, enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption package plus a social events calendar: Work is serious but we like to do it with a smile on our face
The Company: Established in 2001, AO.com has rapidly grown into an award-winning business including being voted to the top 4 best companies to work for of their size. The company is set for and determined to become the best electrical retailer in Europe. The company were floated on the London stock exchange in 2014 and last year achieved a record turnover of £600.
The future is very bright for AO.com, they are shortly moving to a new office in Spinningfields, Central Manchester where they will create more than 50 jobs meaning more opportunity for individuals to progress their career as AO.com grows. There will be an onsite Starbucks and canteen serving a range of freshly prepared meals. Both will be heavily subsidised by the company.
AO.com is proud of the environment they've created amongst the sales force, they regularly organise monthly and quarterly socials including bi-monthly awards for top performers which include; free trips abroad, the latest gadgets and games consoles