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Graduate Job Sales Executive

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Skills Matter
Reference: 7HYTS

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Are you that people focused communicator we are looking for? Logo: Skills Matter

  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn new skills?
  • Focused on delivering the best possible customer service?
  • Highly organised and able to multi-task?
  • Ambitious to progress in sales and target focused?
  • An excellent communicator and able to listen as well as advise?
  • A good team player and computer literate?
  • Then come and join our sales team!

We currently have an open position for a highly motivated self starter, to join our sales and marketing team to help our clients obtain real skills, taught by real experts, through the provision of cutting edge courses and conferences.

Who are we?

Skills Matter, offers Europe's largest selection of training and events on Open Source technologies and modern and agile software development. Our values are based on supporting the Open Source & Agile community by organising free events, providing valuable skills through the delivery of expert-led courses, and by organising inclusive, affordable conferences on emerging technologies and innovative ideas that can and are changing our industry.

The Job

As a member of our direct sales team, your main task is to contact and inform our community of over 23,000 passionate technologists about some 750 plus exciting events each year. All events (expert-led courses, conferences and seminars) are presented by leading industry experts, who are active contributors to the Open Source and Agile communities and popular international speakers in their field. Their innovative ideas and technologies, unrivalled expertise and hands-on development experience has proven invaluable to our customers.

Our customers are passionate, advanced software developers, architects, project leads and managers from various sectors, including investment banks, online gaming and betting, media, telecom and IT.

Our team is dynamic, fun and solution focused - we always make sure our customer's needs are clearly understood and we enjoy working hard to meet these needs.

So as part of our team, your main job is to make sure members of our community don't miss out on any opportunity to obtain new skills that help them produce better software and benefit from the wealth of experience our experts bring.

Main activities

Through the attendance of events, regular contact by phone and social media networks, you will develop relationships with members of our community and gain an understanding of their individual requirements and how to provide assistance. As such you will

  • Conduct targeted calling campaigns to inform our community about upcoming events that are of interest to them
  • Answer customer queries and provide advise on training solutions that provide the skills they need
  • Help design learning programmes that help our clients achieve their strategic IT objectives.

What we offer

This is a great opportunity for ambitious graduates to enter a sales career within a cutting-edge technology company, to work with industry experts, gain skills and learn and implement the latest ideas in needs-focused and community based marketing and sales.

When you join our team, you can count on a fun, dynamic and rewarding working environment with on the job and more formal training and support. You will benefit from a clear career development path, a competitive salary, bonus and commission structure and the ultimate reward of being able to help real people progress with their own career objectives by advising them on learning paths that provide real and valuable skills by real experts.

To apply for this vancancy click "apply now" to send your CV across quoting reference 7HYTS.

Location: Any Location, London (inner and outer), UK locations

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