Sales Development Representative

Agriculture, Pharmaceutical, Education, Food Industry, Media
Contract Type:
Maternity Cover

This is an amazing opportunity to join a market leading business at the forefront of the industries they work across.  They're a provider of Educational materials across the Agriculture, Aquaculture, Food Chain and Veterinary in the forms of Training, Journals, Magazines, Trade Shows and pioneering work in developing a sustainable food chain for the future.

The company are truly amazing and their people are the same!  They're looking to recruit a Sales Development Executive to cover a maternity contract.  This could go permanent for the right candidate from October 2018.


Key Responsibilities

  • Manage incoming and outgoing communications with leads and prospects with a possible interest in promotional opportunities via a portfolio of B2B titles and events.
  • Manage incoming and outgoing communications with veterinary clinicians with a possible interest in CPD opportunities at state of the art practical training facilities
  • Manage, maintain and be accountable for your activity to predefined targets
  • Be knowledgeable about the sector, customers, competitors and products to communicate with leads and prospects effectively
  • Develop and maintain a strong contact list of leads and prospects from a variety of sources
  • Ensure accurate use of CRM (Salesforce) to support your activities and to allocate qualified leads and prospects to Inside Sales Representatives
  • Attend and report on success stories and KPIs at weekly sales meetings

Qualifications and experience

  • Demonstrable commercial experience and success in a similar role
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent relevant industry experience|
  • Experience of interacting with leads and prospects at the frontend of the sales process
  • Experience of and profficiency with the Salesforce CRM system a distinct adavantage

Personal attributes/characteristics

  • Highly success orientated
  • ?Ability to engage with people and build and develop relationships at all levels
  • A self-starter comfortable with working independently to a plan as well as in a Team
  • Effective time management abilities
  • Enthusiastic about helping and serving clients
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexible and able to travel nationally and occasionally internationally as required