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BT Business • UK Wide, United Kingdom

Sales - Career Returners Program, Start date September 2024

Salary:  Competitive, with excellent benefits

2 days/week at home

A little flex time

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Job Description


We are open to applications to be based out of London, Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester, see below for more detail.

Why BT Business

With over 175 years of heritage, BT is now the flagship business brand of BT Group. We’ve brought together our best people and capabilities into a B2B powerhouse serving 1.2 million business customers internationally.

We’re a global leader for secure connectivity and collaboration platforms for businesses of all shapes and sizes, from big household names and government departments, right through to sole traders and new start-ups. But it’s not just the technology that matters, it’s what it can do to help them build stronger, smarter, more secure businesses.

As a member of our team, you will be part of an organisation that celebrates difference, fosters innovation and provides you with opportunities to be your best. With millions of businesses relying on us daily, joining BT means you can be part of a diverse and multi-skilled team that makes a significant impact to society.

About the Program

BT Business is excited to introduce its second Career Returners program – Restart – in partnership with Women Returners. We support experienced professionals of all genders returning to work after a career break of 18 months or more. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK and be able to start in September 2024.

We currently have the following vacancies within our Sales function:

  • Inside Sales (Desk)
  • Account Management
  • Sales Specialist

These are great jobs for individuals who have a sales background selling B2B, whether that be in Desk Sales, Account Management, or selling specific products such as mobile, future voice & UC, and IT & Networking. Relevant industry experience within the telecoms sector is desirable. Inside Sales will be a desk-based role in our Birmingham or Bristol strategic locations, whereas Account Managers and Sales Specialists will be aligned to on of our a strategic locations (London, Birmingham, Bristol or Manchester), but be expected to spend the majority of their time in the field with their clients/customers. CR2024

What you’ll be doing

  • Manage, deliver, and exceed all sales targets based on revenue generation and customer satisfaction for a defined base of customers
  • Develop successful, sustainable, and profitable long-term relationships with customers, owning key relationships and the customer contact strategy
  • Develop and maintain an accurate forecast and qualified /robust pipeline
  • Use extensive knowledge of BT Products and services to deliver commercially sound complex customer solutions/ managed services whilst maintaining a positive experience for customers
  • Maintain an in depth level of market knowledge on leading and emerging technologies, using this to influence both customers and internal stakeholders

What Skills You'll Need

  • Ability to grow a portfolio of existing customer accounts.
  • Develop effective relationships with customers and understand their decision-making process.
  • Develop and execute account plans.
  • Strong analytical skills, including forecasting, pipeline management, and competitor analysis.
  • Subject matter expert in solutions such as Mobile, Future Voice & UC, IT & Networking (Sales Specialist role)

As part of the programme, we are looking for transferrable skills for our roles, so please base your application on this rather than meeting the full criteria. Our team will do our best to match these skills to the roles we have across Service. This will be discussed with you as we move through the process.

Application Process:

Deadline: 24th June 2024
Interviews: 24th June – 19th July 2024
Start Date: 23rd September 2024

For more information and to apply, please visit our https://jobs.bt.com/BT/lp/Restart%20-%20Career%20Returners/36421399d8c5ed2d/?locale=en_GB&utm_source=customcampaign&utm_campaign=CR2024

We are also hosting a drop-in call for candidates to ask any additional questions - check out this link to register.

Company benefits

25 (UK) / 21 (India) days annual leave + bank holidays
Open to job sharing
Open to part time work for some roles
Flexible working week
Mental health platform access
Compassionate leave
Cinema discounts
Buy or sell annual leave – buy up to 5 days/year pro rata
Bank holiday swaps
Adoption leave – 18 weeks full pay, 8 weeks half pay, 6 months statutory
Shared parental leave
Enhanced maternity leave – 18 weeks full pay, 8 weeks half pay, 6 months statutory
Cycle to work scheme
Faith rooms
Pension match/increase
Salary sacrifice
Share options
Employee discounts
Employee assistance programme
Volunteer days – 3 volunteer days per year
Lunch and learns
L&D budget
Season ticket loan
Enhanced sick pay – 3 months
Optional unpaid leave
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Work-life balance
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Role modelling
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Working at BT Business

Company employees

100,000 across BT Group (24,000 at BT Business)

Gender diversity (male:female)

74.3:25.7 (BT Group)

Office locations

UK wide (London, Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow & more), ROI, India, Hungary, Spain, United States, Australia

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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