Outbound Sales Advisor - Solihull - £8.50 per hour
National Grid Smart are recruiting for Outbound Sales Advisors to join their growing team based at their offices in Solihull. This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing area of the business. If you are looking for a new and exciting opportunity as a Sales Advisor then this is the role for you.
The role of an Outbound Sales Advisor involves contacting customers with the aim to book appointments to replace their current meter to a new Smart Meter. Your main responsibilities will involve:
-Achieving all of the required minimum sales targets and KPI's as set by your Manager.
-Overcoming all customer objections.
-Ability to explain the benefits of the exchange
-Having the ability to ask the correct questions in terms of establishing the customers' current circumstances and needs.
-Use all information gathered to find the right product that best fits the customers' needs.
-Ability to build excellent rapport with the customer to establish needs and secure the transfer to a Smart Meter.
-Communicating clearly and professionally to ensure the customer fully understands the process.
The ability to work as part of a team supporting colleagues were necessary.
Outbound Sales Advisor - What does the right candidate look like?
National Grid Smart are looking for people who are driven to succeed and achieve all targets set for them, this involves:
-Immersing yourself as part of our culture and flourishing in our training programme.
-Maintaining a positive and determined mind set at all times.
-Ensuring profound listening and communication skills to ensure excellent customer satisfaction.
What do we offer?
We invest in our staff and do our best to ensure high employee satisfaction, as a business we offer the following benefits:
-2 weeks training for the role
-Vibrant working environment
-Dress down Friday's
What we look for
We are looking for customer service focused individuals who are able to use their existing knowledge and initiative to assist our customers and keep our Smart Metering business driving forward.
Successful candidates will demonstrate excellent customer service skills and have previous experience of working in a customer facing environment (either over the phone or face to face). They need to be professional, have an excellent telephone manner along with strong communication and interpersonal skills, particularly around understanding the customer's needs, so a strong empathetic approach is needed.
Working hours are between 7.45am and 8pm Monday to Friday with weekend works included so staff members will need to be fully flexible in regards to the shifts that they work.
Previous customer service experience is desirable, Smart Meter / utility experience would be advantageous but not essential.
Self-motivation, enthusiasm and drive is a must.
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