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Sales Executive

Location: Hampshire, South East
Salary: £24,000.00 per annum

Sales Executive, Ringwood

OTE £24,000 per annum



Our client is currently seeking a skilled and experienced Sales Executive to join their unique and ethical travel company within their dynamic Gap Year team.



The Role:



The successful candidate will have the exciting and rewarding role of providing life changing experiences to their volunteers by arranging overseas volunteering experiences for gap-year students, university groups and specialist volunteers. You will respond to incoming enquiries via the website and work towards monthly sales targets. A natural and personable telephone manner is essential for this role and a passion for travel is a great advantage. A proven track record within a fast paced sales environment is also essential.



In addition to closing new business, you will be responsible for maintaining your client base and ensuring a high standard of post sales care. Good organisation skills are key.



There will also be opportunities to attend Gap/Careers fairs and sixth form presentations. In-house presentation training will be given, but experience in public speaking will be of great benefit



What we are looking for:



* Proven sales experience (ideally in the travel sector)
* Target driven and results orientated
* Exceptional telephone manner
* Experience in public speaking
* Proven customer service skills and the ability to build relationships with young people and adults
* Ability to work with limited supervision, and to be a proactive and effective team member
* Meticulous administrative skills, time management and attention to detail
* Experience of office administration procedures and basic marketing principles
* Strong written skills
* IT proficient: especially Microsoft Office and databases
* Commitment to our company ethos, our projects and successful sales
* Ability to motivate others and work well as part of the team
* Cheerful, lively, and energetic disposition
* Dedicated, adaptable, positive outlook
* Full driving license



Benefits:



* Mobile phone
* BUPA Healthcare
* 22 days holiday
* Company pension scheme
* Opportunities for international travel

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