Position: SME Direct Sales Advisor
Salary: GBP21584 - GBP28506 per annum
Ref: 523644_1583488841
Job Type: Contract
Published On: 06/03/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Cardiff

Salary: £21,584 - £28,506 depending on skills and experience

Working Pattern: 12 Month Fixed Term Contract | Full Time - 37 hours per week

About the Department

Energy Customer Solutions is the face of SSE to our customers in GB and Ireland, providing leading and reliable B2B services as well as leading retail solutions for our B2C customers.

What is the Role?

Our Business Energy business supplies businesses with electricity and gas, offering a wide range of energy contract solutions including fixed and flexible contracts, serving a broad and diverse range of clients from micro businesses to large national corporates. Due to our continued success, we have an opportunity for new sales advisors to join our Direct Sales team.

Our Direct Sales team are primarily an inbound sales team based across two offices (Reading & Cardiff), focused on growing our Small to Medium Business customer base by cross selling Business Energy products via a consultative selling method. We work within a busy and fast paced sales environment, dealing directly with customers regarding any contractual queries, providing quotes for new business and retaining as much business as possible during the monthly renewals process. We also liaise closely with our internal customers to ensure the smooth processing and set up of the contracts.

What do I need?

To ensure you get the most from your role, and our customers receive the highest level of service, you'll be target driven and will have a good understanding of the sales cycle along with the ability to identify opportunities to upsell. It is critical that you have a passion for delivering excellent service.

You will be able to work on your own initiative, be inquisitive, decisive and able to see tasks through to completion. Ideally you will have a background within utilities, though training can be provided, your communication and decision-making skills will be second to none.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

We'll let you know the outcome of your job application after the closing date. To discuss any adjustments, you require to submit your application please get in touch

About SSE

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SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.