Sales Executive - Acquisition
Salary: £20,000 + excellent commission scheme
Hours - 37.5 hours Monday – Friday & Saturday on a rota basis with one day off per week. Operational hours: Monday – Friday 08:00 – 20:00, Saturday 09:00 – 17:00. Shifts will be one week day shift, one week late shift on a rotational basis, working 2 -3 Saturdays per month
Changing the world is no easy task. But in 1999 that’s exactly what Good Energy set out to do. Its purpose is to enable people, in their homes and their businesses, to play an important role in combatting climate change, by providing households and businesses access to locally sourced 100% renewable energy. Fast forward to today, and the business is now a key player in the renewable energy space, and despite challenging market conditions has continued to grow profitably over the past 5 years.
The business has recently reviewed its longer term strategy and is now poised to take a leap forwards, focused on a transformational growth agenda which delivers long term value for its customers, shareholders and people. This will enable the achievement of its purpose; powering the choice for customers, of a cleaner greener future. The Good Energy team is currently around 300 people strong and is based in the market town of Chippenham, Wiltshire.
About the function and role
The Domestic Sales team is at the forefront of delivering new customer acquisitions and retention of our business. It’s key in ensuring our customer interactions reflect our unique purpose and values.
As a Sales Executive, you’ll report into the Domestic Sales Performance Leader, and be part of the New Acquisition Inbound Sales Team, part of the Business Services Department. The team is responsible for driving Good Energy’s growth by maximising new acquisition opportunities and minimising churn through direct contact methods (phone and email).
The team is responsible for the on boarding of customers wanting to receive their electricity and gas supply from Good Energy; receiving incoming enquiries and emails through the sales line and enquiries inbox, following up web forms generated by the website.
A commercially focused individual with excellent people and communication skills, you’ll be a strong sales executive who is motivated to deliver business performance metrics and achieve high sales and growth targets.
You’ll possess demonstrable experience of selling to high quality standards and achieving high conversion rates, with the ability to cope under pressure in a busy sales environment, converting as many leads into sign up’s as possible.
With an excellent telephone manner you’ll be organised and able to manage your own workload with a high track record working towards targets.
Behaviours - Works in a way which role models our values:
We are straightforward in how we communicate with each other and get things done.
We are determined and resilient, overcoming challenges to realise our purpose together.
We value people’s differences and recognise the strength they give us when we work together.
In fulfilling our purpose, we aim to balance fairly the needs of our people with those of our customers, our shareholders and our futureholders.
In addition to a competitive salary we also offer a wide range of benefits. Our office in Chippenham is very accessible; we are just a two minute walk from Chippenham train station and within easy reach of surrounding towns and communities.
So if you’d like to be part of this innovative and fast growing ethical energy business, we’d love to hear from you.
Please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter stating your experience and suitability for the role to firstname.lastname@example.org.
By applying for a job at Good Energy, you agree that we’ll process your details for the purpose of applying for this vacancy. We’ll have access to your personal information from your application and other materials you submit in support of your application. We’ll retain your personal information on our own systems to facilitate the administration of the recruitment process and we’ll share your application with the relevant hiring manager. We won’t share your information for marketing purposes or with any third parties without your expressed consent (if we decide to perform a psychometric test we’ll require additional consent for being able to profile your personal information). We’ll retain your information if you’re unsuccessful for 6 months unless requested not to at which point your data will be deleted.
Closing date: 21st October 2018
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