The art of the perfect fit

Sales Executive, Fine Art Shipping Company

Posted: 08.02.2021
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Competitive
Location: London, UK
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

We are looking for a Sales Executive to join the Business Development Team in a startup evolving at the intersection of Tech, Logistics and the Art World.

In this role, you will play a crucial part in the company’s growth, by helping to acquire and retain new clients. You will manage the entire conversion funnel for a portfolio of prospects and recent clients.

In this role you will have the opportunity to work on many different types of customer-centric initiatives, from Marketing, Customer Support to Business Intelligence, and have plenty of opportunity to suggest new ideas, processes, and projects.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Highlighting the company’s value proposition to raise curiosity and interest, and organise demo and meetings.
  • Continuously improve our local go-to-market, and search for new opportunities.
  • Following new business opportunities until a first order is validated, making sure all new clients are perfectly on-boarded on our product and services.
  • Documenting and analysing all daily activities to drive sales.
  • Meeting and exceeding pipeline as well as revenue quota from your portfolio of prospects and recent clients.
  • Preparing tailored presentation materials and conduct presentations/demos to accelerate acquisition, retention, and revenue.
  • Contributing to the sharing and implementation of best practices in Sales and Account Management.
  • Understanding the company vision, logistics solutions, product roadmap, and go-to-market strategy and effectively communicate these to prospective clients.
  • Collaborating with  Account Management, Marketing, Product, and Customer Service teams to identify high-value opportunities for our clients.
  • Working closely with the Business team to accelerate the sales cycle through initiatives and side-projects management.

Candidate profile:

  • You have at least one year of experience as a Salesperson, Account Executive, or Account Manager, in the art world or in a fast-growing tech start-up.
  • You are perfectly fluent in English and French, any other language is a plus.
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • You have an impactful presentation style, you know how to pitch a company & product.
  • You have strong organizational skills and you are disciplined in daily activity planning & prioritizing.
  • You are enthusiastic, ambitious, and self-motivated with a strong work ethic.
  • You enjoy working in a challenging fast-paced, target-driven, and team-oriented environment.
  • You are an excellent learner and desire to adapt to new concepts and technologies.
  • You are hands-on and you like solving problems.