Are you a candidate who enjoys building long lasting relationships with clients?

Do you thrive in a busy work environment that nurtures your passion for sales?

We are seeking a bright, passionate and enthusiastic individual who has previous experience in Sales and Account Management, who is on the “cusp” of what is trending now and at the top of their game!

This is a great opportunity for a candidate who wants to play a key role in a dynamic, fast moving and growing European agency. You will be looking for a challenge, be hands on, target driven and will fuel the growth of Verve using your skills to open doors, collaborate internally and market the difference that Verve offers.

You will be a Verve Champion and sales will live in your DNA.

What will I be doing?

Lead Generation

  • Responding to prospective client telephone enquiries with speed and expertise
  • Proactively generating leads and networking
  • Qualifying, negotiating and closing sales opportunities
  • Treating each lead as a chance to impress
  • Working with the New Business Manager in UK to maximise portfolio opportunities

Client interaction

  • Identifying, calling and presenting face to face with prospective clients
  • Creating and real time updating sales pipeline
  • Promote Verve and educate on our range of specialities
  • Utilise latest business strategies that yield results
  • Report to Senior Management Team on current trends

Client relationship building

  • Nurturing that “budding” partnership to full potential
  • Generate ideas to match client’s needs / portfolio
  • Nurturing relationship with key decision makers to be included in pitch lists and land briefs with the Verve Brand in mind
  • Act as a key knowledge base for business development initiatives
  • Working with multiple (internal/external) stakeholders to effect pitch responses that nail the client brief and have real impact to prospective clients
  • Investigating and implementing innovative new ways to build and promote the company brand

Networking

  • Attend networking events to expand your contacts and the prospects for Verve
  • Sourcing prospective clients using social media, and referrals to stay ahead of trends and push the brand

Targets and KPI’s

  • Working towards and achieving sales goals per quarter / year
  • Acquire more business acumen through research, and analysis of industry trends and developments
  • Weekly reporting into Senior Management on pipeline progress and wins/successes
  • Keeping internal pipeline tracking up to date and relevant for reporting

What kind of person are we seeking?

  • Have previous experience in a B2B environment
  • 3-5 years working at Sales Manager
  • Educated to Degree or Masters level in Business with a track record of Business Development (desirable)
  • Confident at presenting and communicating in both written and verbal forms
  • Resilient, detailed, successfully work on own initiative
  • Handle demands, targets, guidelines, and multiple deadline situations
  • Be consistent, dependable and efficient
  • Self-motivated with great energy and passion
  • Have an approachable and driven personality with a passion for live events

What skills are required for this role?

  • Superior negotiating skills
  • Excellent time, planning and project management skills
  • Networking and business acquisition skills
  • Advanced leadership and organisational skills
  • Have extensive knowledge of Microsoft packages
  • Have experience with prospecting, reporting and database management

Benefits

  • Excellent salary/package on offer for the right candidate
  • Working with the best in the business
  • Great company culture
  • Fantastic office environment
  • Active Social activities
  • In-house Pilates weekly
  • Weekly Fitness class
  • Bike to work
  • Tax Saver
  • PRSA

If you would love to work for progressive brand and push us forward in Ireland - we are waiting to hear from you!

Apply by filling out the online application here.