Sales Associate Sales Associate …

Link Asset Services
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 01 Oct 19
competitive
Link Asset Services
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 01 Oct 19
competitive
Orient Capital has an exciting job opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented Sales Associate to be part of its international sales team based in the City of London.

Company Description

Orient Capital is a world leading investor relation services Company specialising in share ownership analysis, equity market intelligence, proxy solicitation, investor communication and shareholder management technology.  Orient Capital is a fully owned company of Link Group. Link Group has over 7,000 employees worldwide and is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. www.orientcap.com  www.linkgroup.com



Job Description

Orient Capital has an exciting job opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented Sales Associate to be part of its international sales team based in the City of London.

The successful candidate will report to the Head of Sales and Marketing, EMEA (the “Head of Sales”).  

The main purpose of the role is to assist the Head of Sales with various duties during the full sales cycle. The candidate will be involved in activities including generating business meetings, identifying leads, preparing bid submissions.

The Sales Associate will be given the opportunity to develop their sales skills and grow into a Manager position with experience.

The main duties are (but not limited to):

  • Proactively manage, build and sustain a quality pipeline of prospects. The candidate will be required to contact client prospects and channels through such means as cold calling and sending emails
  • Build and maintain a good relationship with new clients. The candidate will need to flag up to the Head of Sales when an upselling opportunity arises
  • Write/update business proposals, tenders, presentations, client agreements, forecasting reports etc
  • Arrange and coordinate meetings and events
  • Handle sales enquiries when they arise and action the next steps
  • Liaise with other teams (such as Operations and Client Relations) to successfully coordinate the client projects/work
  • Liaise with the Billing team and complete the necessary documentation to ensure the clients are invoiced accurately and in a timely manner
  • Review the sales team’s proposals and tenders prior to being submitted to the Head of Sales and the CEO for their approvals, ensuring that the wording and formatting are consistent and as per the company guidelines.   Ensure that the documentation is methodically and timely stored
  • Maintain Salesforce and the CRM system, by inputting the data consistently and diligently to ensure information is accurate and up to date
  • Attend industry and networking events as and when necessary/required
  • Monitor the press and use intelligence tools to identify leads
  • Assist with ad-hoc sales and admin duties and projects as required by the Head of Sales or the CEO



Qualifications

Essential:

  • Previous experience as a Sales Assistant, Sales Associate or Sales Executive
  • Previous experience in investor relations would be a strong advantage
  • Experience in cold calling
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to influence and persuade
  • Ability to multi-task and deliver objectives within tight deadlines
  • Pro-active, self-motivated with a can-do attitude. Strong team spirit
  • Intermediate to advanced level in Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Able to occasionally work outside/beyond the core business hours
  • Able to occasionally travel in the UK and/or overseas may be required


Desirable:

  • A degree (preferably finance related) and additional European languages (French and/or German and/or Russian) would be useful but are not requirements
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