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Markel Tax

Business Sales Executive

Business Sales Executive

Job posted: 28/10/2019

Job Summary

The role of the Business Sales Executive is to generate New Business opportunities and carry out diary management for field based sales. Working closely with field based sales, identifying prospects and creating sales opportunities with accountancy practices to promote our broad range of Abbey Tax services. The department and individuals work to sales targets and KPIs across all of our service lines

What we look for

Our exceptional and motivated employees are our greatest strength. Our employees provide the highest level of customer service and help maintain our position as a leader in the global marketplace.

Markel Style

The Markel Style is what makes us stand out from our competitors. It's our core value which should underpin how we do business, while influencing our behavior and performance. We are looking for people who have potential and share our passion to live the Markel Style, which is described in more detail below.

If you think you have these core attributes we want to hear from you.

View the position or apply today via our job board

We want to ensure that you have a positive experience applying for a role at Markel and are able to perform at your best. If there are any adjustments we can reasonably make to ensure that the process is accessible for you at every stage please telephone us on +44 (0)20 7953 6873 or email rec@markel.com.

View the position or apply today via our job board

“Why work for us?”

Diversity and inclusion

Markel is truly a global and diverse company. We believe that diversity makes us better business partners and that embracing people’s differences can bring amazing results and fuel innovation. We have a portfolio of businesses and product lines that operate around the world.

Community involvement

Markel has a rich heritage of supporting communities across the world where our customers and employees live and work. Giving back is part of our history and our future. Our employees share in this philosophy through volunteering, mentoring and fundraising.

Commitment to open doors

Markel is committed to creating the best work environment. Our open-door policy is essential in recognizing business issues as they rise and to address the changing needs of our diverse and global workforce. Challenging management is a component of the Markel Style—some of our best ideas start from a conversation between a manager and an employee.

Entrepreneurial spirit

As the Markel Style states, we pursue excellence, strive for a better way, and share the success of others. Markel associates proactively seek new business opportunities, bringing further success to Markel.

Duties and accountabilites
  • Arrange New Business appointments for field sales for all Abbey Services
  • Generate new prospect leads through information gathering and research.
  • Take ownership and manage leads and prospects in your name.
  • Work to personal and company targets and KPIs.
  • Ensure that diaries are updated with correct and accurate data.
  • Ensure that internal systems are updated and correct with accurate data.
  • Work with the field sales to ensure that their area is fully optimised.
  • Ensure that appointments are booked within the companies guidelines.
  • Have a full understanding of Abbey Tax services and the benefits to the accountants.
  • Any other duties that are deemed appropriate from time to time as directed by your line manager.
  • To provide holiday/sickness cover for other team members.
  • Manage all queries in an effective and timely manner.
  • Ensure that telephone calls are made /answered within the guidelines of the company.
  • Arrange renewal appointments for field sales as and when needed.
  • Have a good understanding of the services and product provided by Abbey Tax.
Skills, knowledge and experience

The successful candidate will:

  • Possess strong sales and business development skills
  • Have high level interpersonal skills with the ability to build successful and profitable business relationships 
  • Exhibit excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively by telephone, and in written communication.
  • Work to targets and KPIs to achieve results 
  • Be computer literate 
  • Have previously  used a CRM system  - Microsoft Dynamics or similar 
  • Demonstrable planning, organisational and time management skills

We want to ensure that you have a positive experience applying for a role at Markel and are able to perform at your best. If there are any adjustments we can reasonably make to ensure that the process is accessible for you at every stage please telephone us on +44 (0)113 261 5404 or email rec@markel.com

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