Careers

Sales Executive

Posted: 11/07/2022

Location: Exeter

Reports to: CCO

Salary: Full Time, Competitive

DeGould is an exciting, multi-award-winning company, in the software and AI sector. The company develops and delivers innovative vision and damage detection systems to a range of blue-chip corporate clients (including Toyota, Ford, Jaguar Land Rover, Daimler and Bentley). As the company embarks on an exciting growth phase the company plans to expand the team, further develop existing products, and explore opportunities for new ones.

DeGould is looking for an outstanding Sales Executive to help support the sales process from initial enquiry to the receipt of a purchase order. Reporting to the CCO, the successful candidate will help build successful, long-term relationships with customers, ensure meticulous records are kept of all customer contacts and liaise with other departments to ensure outstanding customer service is delivered.

The ideal candidate would be able to demonstrate an ability to build long-term relationships with customers, work diligently across the sales process to support each function as needed, and have experience in the automotive industry (or working in a similar function within another B2B industry).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work across the sales process to identify and qualify leads, create opportunities and work through customer due diligence to secure orders. 
  • Contact customers to answer queries, schedule meetings and obtain information.
  • Maintain and further develop the company’s CRM system (Zoho) so it becomes the central repository for all customer contacts and information.
  • Take notes of key customer meetings and expedite actions.
  • Ensure all enquiries are logged and correctly assigned for follow-up within the company.
  • Assist with the preparation of scope of work documents (SOW) to capture customer requirements and provide information to relevant departments.
  • Provide the Finance and Operations team with accurate and timely sales information.
  • Compile sales reports for weekly and monthly meetings.
  • Identify and build new processes to help scale the company.

Skills:

  • Relevant degree (e.g., business, management or marketing) or able to demonstrate equivalent skillset. 
  • Experience in developing and delivering B2B sales.  
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication and customer service skills. 
  • A solid understanding of sales administration and CRM systems.
  • Fluent in Word, PowerPoint and Excel, or similar. 
  • Able to demonstrate strong report writing and numerical analysis. 
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-moving, dynamic environment.

Behaviours:

As an employee of DeGould Ltd, you are required to meet a number of common standards of behaviour, accountabilities and outcomes. In addition, and in relation to this role it is expected that the successful candidate will exhibit these behaviours:

  • Creative – open to new ideas and unafraid to try new approaches.
  • Analytical – capable of working through detail and using data in decision making. 
  • Flexibility – thriving in a fast-paced, changing and opportunity-rich environment.
  • Collaborative – enthusiastically works with colleagues and customers alike.
  • Dependable – deliver on stakeholder commitments in a timely manner.

Benefits:

Competitive salary and benefits including:

  • Flexible working hours (early / late start). 
  • 25 days holiday per annum (excluding bank holidays), +1 additional day for your Birthday.
  • Life assurance/death in service of 4 times basic salary. 
  • Company sick pay scheme.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme.
  • Pension contributions after 3 months of service.

Please apply to careers@degould.com with a cover letter and CV. No recruitment agents thank you.

DeGould have embraced our partnership in the UK and have a continuous improvement ethos that reflects in their can-do approach and innovative solutions.

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