Software Sales Executive

  • Location
    Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
  • Salary
  • Category
    IT - IT Sales/Pre-Sales
  • Job type
  • Industry
    IT and Telecoms
  • External Reference

An exciting opportunity is on offer on behalf of my client in Newcastle Upon Tyne who are a software solutions IT company. They are in search of two Software Sales Executives.

£16M turnover and growing rapidly with offices in Birmingham, Glasgow, Newcastle, Manchester, Farnham and Maidenhead. This is an internal sales role based out of Newcastle office selling our range of cloud solutions to small contractors with turnover up to £3m.

The main focus of the role is to create opportunities for our newly launched range of Cloud products, demonstrating them online to prospects and closing subscription based orders.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Following up inbound leads from website and other marketing initiatives

  • Making outbound calls to potential prospects, on the back of regular marketing campaigns.

  • Demonstrating our products to individual companies or to groups online using gotomeeting

  • Owning the opportunity, negotiating terms and closing deals over the phone

  • Selling a range of Saas / subscription based solutions

Prerequisites and Attributes

  • At least 24 months experience in an internal / office sales role

  • Good understanding of the sales cycle for subscription based solutions

  • Demonstrable track record of achieving results in fast paced environment

  • Ability to be able to learn product functionality with a view to demonstrating to prospects online

  • Able to effectively communicate verbally and write compelling professional emails

  • Excellent administration and good use of CRM

Training and Prospects

  • Detailed training and induction, that includes product, process, technology and selling skills

  • Excellent career prospects; with clearly defined career development program, created around the candidate's key strengths (our most successful field sales / account management team members come from our internal sales team)

  • Potential for this to develop into a field sales or other more senior role


  • £25k with achievable £12k commission uncapped

  • Generous pension scheme

  • Life assurance

  • 25 day's holiday

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Please apply with your CV to: Jessica Clemmet