Business to Business (B2B) Sales Specialist
Location - Primarily you will work from home in this role but you MUST live within a one hour commutable distance of one of our core sites in Uddingston, Leicester, Edinburgh, Stockport, Leeds or Cardiff.
Salary Up to £34,122 per annum OTE (pro rata for part time) Comprised of £22,122 basic + up to £12k per annum paid monthly.
Shift Patterns The department is open Monday to Friday 08.00-18.00 and your shift patterns will fall within these hours over 5 days. No weekends or late nights! This is a permanent, full time or part time position (minimum of 30 hours)
Training Hours – Virtual training Monday to Friday 08:45 - 17.00 for four weeks – you must be able to train full time.
At British Gas our customers and our colleagues are our priority. Our mission is to provide energy services and solutions to our customers Sustainably. Affordably and Simply. It’s what we do best. We’re proud to live our values every single day. We care. We’re courageous. We collaborate with each other.
What you’ll be doing…
You’ll be working for our British Gas Business Sales Department dealing with the energy needs for new and existing small business customers across the UK. Our team is super friendly, dynamic, and really sales focussed as you’d expect.
Throughout your day you’ll be having open and honest conversations with your customers, asking the right questions, and aligning our products and services to meet their needs.
You’ll need to be committed to driving sustainable business growth through inspiring sales and amazing service.
We want you to deliver simple, sustainable, and affordable products across our business customer base, but always with care and courage
Providing consistent, effective, and strong customer service behaviours whilst meeting KPI’s.
We’ll supply all your IT equipment- you’ll just need a desk, a comfortable chair and a stable, wired internet connection (10mps)
And the skills we need from you….
We’re always looking to train our people to the highest standard but previous sales experience is essential. We’d love to hear from you if you have a proven track record of sales on your CV!
It goes without saying we need people with lots energy and enthusiasm to deal with live leads from both our inbound and outbound calls from customers.
Your absolute passion for delivering the right product through good questioning and careful negotiation should be one of your motivational drivers
Naturally you should and have fantastic communication skills both written and verbal.
This department is super-fast paced and, at times, can be high pressure so your resilience, agility and ownership skills are key to this role.
You’ll also need the confidence to escalate any issues or process improvements to the wider business area.
Oh, and don’t forget we’d love to see you self-develop and improve in your role – we’ll support you with your training and personal development too!
Let’s talk benefits…
Private Medical Cover
Employee Energy Allowance
25 days holiday (plus the usual bank holidays, pro rata for part time)
A superb selection of fabulous flexible benefits
You’ll need the legal Right to Work in the UK so a passport/legal documentation or a birth certificate and proof of National Insurance are essential. A financial check will be arranged to ensure you meet our employment criteria. We’ll also ask you to complete a Basic Disclosure Check and of course we’ll collect your previous employment references as standard.
At Centrica we embrace diversity and actively seek to attract individuals with unique backgrounds and perspectives. To build a more sustainable future, we need the best team – a team with a diverse mix of people and skills, where everyone feels welcome and able to succeed. We are dedicated in helping to close the diversity gap and would love to see more females, people of colour and LGBTQ+ employees, as well as those from a variety of cultures and ethnicity to veterans and the differently abled. Supporting diversity and inclusion is a big part of who we are, we are not looking for people to fit into our culture but to add to it!
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This role is being handled by the Centrica recruitment team and NO agency contact is required.
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