Telephone Sales Agent

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£16,500 Per Annum
Job Type
Permanent/Full Time
Date Posted
7th March 2018

Job Description

LOCATION: Edinburgh

JOB TITLE: Telephone Sales Agent

SALARY & BENEFITS: Starting salary £16,500 + uncapped commission

WORKING HOURS: 9:00am – 5:30pm, Monday to Friday

THE COMPANY: Johnston Press are a leading media company within the UK with brands including The I, The Scotsman, Yorkshire Post, Sheffield Star, and Portsmouth News. Our digital audience is nationwide and we reach over 24m users a month across mobile, desktop and tablet.

THE ROLE: Your role as a Telephone Sales Agent is a perfect role for someone that has an engaging and lively personality and looking to commence or progress their career in sales.
This is an exciting position with a territory of customers from small and medium sized local businesses where you will be targeted to make contact to increase sales.

Key Responsibilities of a Telephone Sales Agent to include:

• Make outbound calls to prospective customers to explain and promote advertising to improve their businesses
• Maintain and update the customer database
• Take and process orders accurately ensuring that all details are correct before completion

THE CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate for the Telephone Sales Agent role will be tenacious and driven with the ability to keep the attention of a customer and offer realistic solutions to their advertising needs. Although previous experience in a sales environment would be an advantage, we are able to train and develop those with the willingness to learn. 

Key skills / experience for the role of Telephone Sales Agent based in Edinburgh:
  • Must live within a commutable distance of Edinburgh
  • Previous sales experience is desirable 

Does this sound like you? If yes and you would like to apply for the position then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.

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