Graduate Sales Manager

United Arab Emirates

Job Description
 As a graduate everyone wants to work for a company that’s like Google or Apple. Why? Because they have casual work atmosphere, reward their employees, have cool offices etc. Well if you want to work for a company that’s google-esk right here in the heart of Southampton then look no further. Our client is the apple equivalent for the maritime sector! Their offices have lots of glass a massive breakout space including huge kitchen area for cooking up lunches and even a beer/prosecco fridge! In a world where technology is constantly evolving, they currently have several innovative and exciting patents which are going to aid them in producing ground-breaking technology in the coming years. They have beautiful waterfront offices which are located close to the city centre and are within walking distance of some of Southampton’s finest bars and restaurants. The team you will be joining is small and are a friendly bunch who have company team building functions and social events regularly.  Due to expiation our client is looking for someone to develop into a Sales Manager who will be handling international key accounts and travelling abroad frequently to meet with clients and attend trade shows. Initially you will start off as a Sales Support Executive, coming in from day one and getting hands on mentoring from some of their best sales employees. You will be helping to analyse and complete orders with international clients and then process them on to the CRM. As you progress and your product knowledge increases, you will research new customers and develop smaller accounts into key accounts. In time, as your understanding of the market increases, you will be aiding the marketing team in effectively marketing the company’s products. Your voice count and will be valued. To be successful in this role you will need: Have excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing. Have a keen eye for detail. Must be highly motivated and a self-starter. Must have a degree (Engineering, IT, Science or Business preferred). Have the right to live and work in the EU. The company will offer a generous salary and an incredible benefits package which includes covering part of the costs of their employees chosen hobbies e.g. gym, golf, football etc. Their culture takes an informal approach and have a daily dress down policy. They listen and invest in their employees as they believe that has led to their technology continuously evolving. Outside of work, the company believe in each employee’s wellbeing and occasionally arrange team activities once a month.