Location: Worcester, United Kingdom

Contract Type: Permanent Full Time

Hours: 37.5 per week

About the role:

Dolphin is a world leader in assistive software for blind, partially sighted and dyslexic people with a distribution channel in over forty countries. Dolphin software makes a real difference to our customers, helping individuals get online and connect with family and friends, helping students to fully engage and succeed in education and helping employees to excel in a variety of work environments.

Our range of innovative software products is expanding - as our presence grows, we have a commitment to ensure that we drive our brand and maximise sales. We are looking for a sales professional who can quickly absorb and retain product knowledge with a proven track record of achieving targets and controlling processes to guide our hard working UK sales team.

Responsibilities

Reporting to our Sales Director, you will:

  • Supervise and monitor the performance of Sales Administrators and Telesales Executives. Set realistic performance expectations, support the team in achieving these and give regular performance feedback
  • Ensure that all customer and reseller enquiries are satisfactorily answered in a timely manner
  • Ensure an excellent customer experience during quotation, ordering, billing and credit control functions
  • Promote the core benefits of Dolphin software products over both the telephone and email to drive sales
  • Ensure all leads generated by marketing are followed up using our CRM system in a timely manner
  • Book appointments for field sales team with the emphasis on high quality leads
  • Achieve agreed sales targets
  • Ensure sales records and customer data are accurately maintained using our CRM system
  • Liaise with our marketing department to identify UK campaign opportunities
  • Report sales performance to management team including evaluation of KPIs and ROI
  • Contribute customer feedback to project teams to help improve Dolphin products and services
  • Attend UK sales appointments and exhibitions to demonstrate our software when required

Skills and Experience

You must:

  • Have sales experience and a minimum of 1 years’ experience in a supervisory role. Experience of B2B sales would be desirable.
  • Articulate with good written English skills
  • Computer literate with a good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Have experience with CRM and ERP systems – ideally HubSpot or Microsoft Dynamics Navision

The following would be advantageous but are not essential:

  • Experience within the IT industry
  • An understanding of accessibility
  • A second language

Personal Characteristics

  • We are looking for people who are self-motivated, enthusiastic, and results driven.
  • You should seek responsibility, demonstrate effective decision making skills and be comfortable working under your own initiative.
  • You will need to be organised and methodical in your approach to work, and able to concentrate on detail, with a high degree of quality control.
  • Communication and team working skills are essential as you must be able to contribute to cross functional projects.
  • You should be customer focused and demonstrate commercial awareness.
  • Be keen to learn, share your ideas and support change.
  • Everyone at Dolphin is expected to work in the spirit of our ethos of inclusivity.

Other benefits

  • 23 days of annual leave every year in addition to being closed over the Christmas period
  • Flexible working policy
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Generous maternity and paternity pay
  • Sponsorship to take part in fitness events
  • Free parking

 

Want to apply?

Please submit your CV with a covering letter using our online application form. Make sure you've read about our recruitment process so you know what to expect if your application is successful. We look forward to hearing from you soon!