Sales Executive

Sales Executive

Sales executives are usually responsible for managing a combination of outbound approaches and inbound enquiries from potential clients. They may use a combination of email, phone calls, and social media to source leads and may also have access to a dedicated platform to find potential clients.

Key skills

Sales executives need strong communication skills as well as the ability to build rapport quickly while maintaining relationships over time. They need to have good interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt quickly to changing client and market needs.

The technical skills needed for these roles will depend on the type of produces being sold but will at least involve the ability to use a CRM systems (such as Salesforce) and diary management software.

Latest opportunities

Project Manager


We’re Atom… The bank that’s leading the fintech charge! We’re not like the rest. We’re true innovators, and we’re redefining what a bank should be. Ours is a bank for today and the future, a mobile-first bank.

Delivery Lead


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Digital Teacher


Join our award winning Digital Technologies Team. Are you passionate about technology and eager to make a real difference? We’re looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to become a vital part of our dynamic and growing team.

Business Development Manager


hedgehog lab is a human-centred global tech consultancy. What sets us apart? Our unwavering commitment to going above and beyond, meeting every challenge with passion and curiosity.

Business Development & Account Manager


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Engineering People Partner


Inflo is a fast-paced, agile, and rapidly scaling technology company, founded in 2015. Since founding, we have established Inflo as an innovative and impactful tech business, securing a global customer base of high-profile accounting firms.

Director of Product Management


Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) the market leader in developing and delivering fully integrated business management solutions our mission is simple: to design, implement and support high performance systems that enable our customers to source effectively

Scrum Master


The Scrum Master role will join our newly formed Software Delivery team, initially working within a single squad. The scrum master will facilitate and champion agile software development processes across the squad through coaching and mentoring the squad.

Account Manager


Are you an experienced Account Manager with in-depth knowledge of digital marketing who enjoys working with B2C and B2B clients across a variety of sectors? We could have the opportunity for you!

Growth Director


We're looking for an experienced sales professional to join our talented sales and marketing team, working from either our Newcastle or Leeds office.

Customer Service Advisor


Our purpose as an organisation is to ‘connect our communities to a better financial future’ and our Customer Service Advisors are crucial in enabling us to achieve this.

Product Manager


Seriös Group is seeking a passionate and versatile Product Manager to join our talented and fast-growing team of data solutions experts.

Delivery Manager


We are a software Consultancy, who provide highly skilled consultants to support client business needs. Test Driven Solutions have had a successful start, with our consultants working across green/brown field projects using the latest technology.

Game Researcher


At tombola we design and build all of our games in house so it’s important that we base our decisions to invest resources into a new game, feature or promotion on solid information.

Product Manager


Are you ready to be a part of something extraordinary? As tombola continues its remarkable growth, we're on the hunt for a customer centric Product Manager.

Microsoft SharePoint / Office 365 Consultant


Version 1 has celebrated over 26 years in Technology Services and continues to be trusted by global brands to deliver solutions that drive customer success.

New Business Apprentice


VOVO Digital is a web design, software development and Marketing company powered by innovative thinking. Focused on problem-solving now, to save you time in the future.

Business Development Representative


As a Business Development Rep, you will take the lead on driving Sales Qualified Opportunities (Leads!), with a multi-channel lead gen strategy.

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Sales Executive FAQs

What progression opportunities are available from a sales executive role?

When progressing from sales executive roles there are a number of routes people commonly follow. A lot of people progress from this role into sales mangement positions such as sales manager where they take responsibility for managing a team of staff within the sales function. Alternatively you could progress into a larger role with similar responsiblities by expanding your position to a larger territory or vertical.

What is the average salary for a sales executive in the region?

The average salary for a project manager in the North of England in 2022 was £32,500 although this may include bonus and commission payments.

Do I need a degree to be a sales executive?

Most sales executive roles don't require a degree and instead will focus on your experience and skills. These roles tend to have a stronger focus on your soft skills so being able to demonstrate that you're persuasive communicator who can build relationships will be the key requirements when applying for a sales exetuive position.

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