Graduate Sales Executive

Graduate Sales Executive

UKFast Campus, Manchester, M15 5QJ

As a Graduate Sales Executive at UKFast you will join our Sales Academy which is at the heart of our business and the point where first impressions matter most. As a Graduate Sales Executive you will learn everything about UKFast from our people and culture to our products and services, learning how to sell the features and benefits of our business to future customers. Our Graduate Sales Executives build a brilliant pipeline of prospective clients and partners and will become a pivotal part of our commercial department. You will receive continuous training and development tailored to your individual needs and career desires. As a Graduate Sales Executive you are on a fast track to a fantastic career and as our company continues to grow so do our career opportunities. We’re a competitive bunch and every day is different with lots of fun and games to be had on the sales floor and around the rest of the business too.

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During your time in the Sales Academy our Graduate Sales Executives will progress through our levelled progression structure as you build up your pipeline and hit different sales targets. Each level up means even more earning potential and the opportunity to progress through our company is unprecedented! Our commercial team starts off in the Sales Academy but your mission is to progress through to one of two important areas within our business - New Business Sales & Account Management.

The New Business Sales team are in charge of winning our new business and in this role you get to build amazing relationships with new customers, work closely with the design teams to build dedicated server and cloud solutions and close deals regularly!

Our Account Managers work closely with our existing client base to offer outstanding support and consultancy on how their IT infrastructure can grow in line with their business. Whichever path you decided to choose your opportunities to learn and earn is limitless.

Once our Graduate Sales Executives reach the last level of our Sales Academy you will be ready to go into your chosen department but this also signifies the beginning of your ITIL qualification. Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) is the world's most widely used IT Service Management framework. ITIL gives direction to an organisation and people to utilize IT as a tool to encourage business change, transformation and development.

What will my responsibilities be?

  • Calling prospective customers and introducing the features and benefits of UKFast products and services.
  • Researching and connecting with an array of businesses to establish a relationship with UKFast.
  • Building amazing relationships with potential UKFast partners.

What skills do I need to have?

  • Have the same passion for our customers and our services as we do.
  • Have the sales knowledge and experience to consistently convert leads.
  • Be driven to develop and progress with us as we grow.

What’s the earning potential?

We offer the opportunity to earn over £30k in the first year. Basic salary is negotiable dependent upon experience.  In addition we offer exceptional development and progression opportunities.

Benefits:

  • Award-winning training and education centre with three full-time teachers to help you obtain accreditations, develop and learn.
  • On-site gym with steam room – we also have weekly classes such as Boot Camp and Yoga – there is something for everyone.
  • Birthdays off as a paid holiday.
  • Private BUPA healthcare cover after a years’ service
  • Full paid maternity leave for first 16 weeks and full paid paternity leave for 2 weeks after two years’ service
  • Pension Scheme with significantly higher matched contributions

 

We also offer these, if you’re interested:

  • Regular cinema nights and LAN parties
  • Friends and family open days where people related to the company come over to eat and drink with us at Christmas
  • Referral scheme in which you can earn up to £500 for referring superstars to join the business
  • Family days out to Chester Zoo
  • An extra week’s holiday the year you get married
  • Crèche on site – somewhere to play when your kids come to visit

We’ve got loads more too:

  • Bar! Free drinks on a Friday to end the week
  • Onsite parking
  • Sports clubs such as running, football & netball
  • Free kettle bells, pyramid, spinning classes and circuit training
  • Table tennis and pool tables – things can get competitive!
  • Console gaming area and arcade machines
  • Regular pub quizzes with our very own quiz master - friends and family are also welcome
  • Fresh fruit delivered to the office
  • Team-building experiences climbing Snowdon

Performance Incentives:

We’re big believers in rewarding commitment, so you get £1000 after 5 years with us and an amazing £10,000 bonus after 10 years in the family.