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Sarah UKFast | Account Manager

Sales Executive

Sales Executive

UKFast

Manchester, UK 

£21,000 - £24,000 base salary + Commission

Over the past two decades, UKFast has grown from a start up to a multi-million pound business. We are one of the UK’s leading cloud, managed hosting and colocation providers - supplying dedicated server hosting, private and public cloud hosting solutions, and a full range of technical and cybersecurity services.  Dedicated to innovation and providing world-class solutions, we help transform our customers’ businesses, bringing together cutting-edge technology with multi-award-winning customer service and support.  We support a full cross section of UK enterprise, from local businesses and charities, to global manufacturers and retailers, local and central Government, the NHS and the Ministry of Defence.

As a Sales Executive at UKFast you will be joining our fast paced, and highly skilled commercial team which is at the core of our business. You will be the first point of contact for potential new clients, as well as reaching out to perspective clients we have an existing relationship with. Your role will be to generate interest in UKFast products and services, and provide new opportunities to our sales team who you will be working side by side with. You will receive tailored, and individual training to enhance your telesales skills, as well as receive in depth product knowledge of UKFast products and services. Our Sales Executives are an invaluable part of our commercial team, as the customer journey starts with you.

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What will my responsibilities be?

  • Generating leads and new opportunities to be passed to the senior sales team.
  • Calling prospective clients, and identifying whether they have a need or requirement we can help with.
  • Progressing to dealing with inbound sales requirements.
  • Prospecting new opportunities through research on linkedin/google/any alternative platforms.
  • Achieving monthly KPI’s based around performance, output and quality.
  • Bringing positive energy and working as a team to motivate one another towards team targets.
  • Working closely with sales team to identify the best possible solution for the customer.
  • Maintaining and updating databases and potential client records to a high standard.

What skills do I need to have?

  • Commercially minded
  • Goal oriented and driven
  • Confident and self-assure
  • Thrive in a competitive environment  
  • Ability to create strong relationships with potential customers
  • Ability to efficiently learn and use product knowledge of UKFast
  • Capable negotiator and ability to create and manage pipeline effectively
  • Able to prioritise, multi-task and work on your own initiative
  • Looking for the opportunity to develop commercial skills
  • Strong telesales / phone skills (preferred).

 

Who are our partners?

  • UKFast are on the board of advisors for Intel, Citrix and VMWare
  • VMWare Premier Cloud Provider partner
  • Global beta testers for HPE and their 3Par arrays
  • Microsoft Gold partner
  • Red Hat Advanced business partner
  • LPI Approved Training Partner
  • Cisco Master Service Provider

What benefits do we offer?

  • Birthdays off as an extra paid holiday
  • Private health insurance after one years’ service
  • Full paid maternity leave for first 16 weeks and full paid paternity leave for 2 weeks after two years' service.
  • Award-winning training and education centre with four full-time teachers to help you obtain accreditations, develop and learn.
  • An extra week’s holiday the year you get married.

What’s available at the UKFast campus?

  • Pearson Vue test centre, sit your exams (Microsoft, RHEL, VMWare, Cisco, LPIC) and qualify in the comfort of our campus.
  • On-site gym
  • Games zone with arcade games and retro consoles.
  • Free onsite parking
  • Table tennis and pool tables          
  • Team building experiences
  • Regular quiz nights and LAN parties
  • Family days out and cinema nights
  • Volunteer days to help support our community and charity partners
  • UKFast has an active and engaged LGBTQ community with group events and educational sessions arranged regularly
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