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Sales Support Specialist -financial products -gain sales skills

  • Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bonus, pension
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 21/09/2017
  • Job reference: J373956A

The Role

The sales support specialist role is to retain and grow clients that subscribe to the company's flagship financial product, along with other financial information products. The specialist will become an expert in their field and become a trusted partner both internally and externally. They will help to build client loyalty by delivering great service.

Although this is not a new business sales roles, the specialist will be part of the sales cycle, and as such will need to have a commercial approach. They will have the ability to persuade, build relationships with the clients and internal stakeholders, and re-sell the value of the products, objection handling and understanding that their role contributes to driving revenue. The role will involve a lot of advanced excel work, for and with the clients.

The requirements of the account manager role are as follows:

  • Strong knowledge of financial markets, either from study or commercial experience
  • Advanced Excel knowledge and skills
  • Excellent relationship management and customer service skills
  • Good commercial acumen

The Opportunity and Benefits

The job is heavily client-facing, so the sales support specialist will be exposed to the financial markets and constantly re-selling the value of a market-leading desktop product within those financial markets. This is an ideal opportunity for a finance-savvy individual early in their career, to gain sales skills to move into a future full sales or account management role and we would help them develop their career with us, offering a distinct pathway into such a position. The specialist will also become an expert in the financial/ market data industry.

The company believes in rewarding talent and hard work and as such, offers an impressive benefits package including private medical care, a dental plan, eye care, employer contribution to pension, share scheme, life assurance, long-term sickness benefit, long service awards, trading annual leave, employee assistance scheme, season ticket loan and more.

Please send your CV through for immediate consideration.

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