First Base Employment Limited

New Business Sales Executive


Location: Cheltenham

Salary: £30,000 – £45,000 package (including car allowance) plus commission

Hours: Full time Monday to Friday 


We are actively seeking a new business sales executive with proven experience of building and developing excellent relationships with new clients. Previous experience within the IT and telecommunications industry is essential for this role. You will have the ability to work with a range of people in Business Development, Marketing, Operations, Technology and Commercial. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Actively seek out new sales opportunities.

  • Conduct market research to identify new business opportunities and evaluate customer needs.

  • Build relationships and develop networks which will deliver new opportunities.

  • Set up in person and online meetings with potential clients.

  • Prepare and deliver on brand presentations on products and services.

  • Participate on behalf of the company in exhibitions or conferences.

  • Negotiate/close deals and handle complaints or objections.

  • Achieve and exceed revenue and margin targets.

  • Collaboratively contribute to discussions and decisions about sales approaches and network development.

  • Work proactively with the team to develop strategies and resources to attract and engage clients.

  • Maintain accurate records of activity for pipeline and reporting purposes.


Key Skills:

  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar sales role.

  • Previous experience in the IT and telecommunications industry is ESSENTIAL

  • Motivated by hitting targets and winning new business.

  • Proven experience of hitting and exceeding targets.

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to manage time effectively, set priorities and work successfully to deadlines.

  • Keep up to date with industry trends and knowledge requirements.

  • Excellent IT skills. 

  • Access to your own transport is essential for this position. 


If you would like to be considered for this position please email your CV to or call Lilly on 01453 755330.

Just at the moment, we are seeing a massive upturn in applications. Please be aware that more than ever we are needing to shortlist heavily and that it may not be possible for us to come back to you if your details do not match the needs of our client on this vacancy.

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