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Markel Tax

Business Sales Executive

Business Sales Executive

Job posted: 02/04/2019

The role of the Business Sales Executive is to generate New Business opportunities and carry out diary management for field based sales

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.

“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

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 Markel Tax services. The department and individuals work to sales targets and KPIs across all of our service lines.

  • Arrange New Business appointments for field sales for all Markel 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 Markel 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 Markel Tax.
Join our global team of respected tax experts

We are a national company with offices in London, Rugby and Sheffield, and we have a culture that fosters individual growth.

Markel Tax's expert team pride themselves on their professionalism, dedication and expertise, and are one of our most important assets. If you also strive to achieve these goals, and would like to join our dynamic team, learn more about our offices by clicking the button below.

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