Unparalleled earning potential at a leading UK commercial finance brokerage!
Company: Finance broker
Role: Sales Broker / Account Manager
Salary: £36k + commission (Expected £80k year 1)
Start Date: February/March 2021
Deadline: 25 January 2021
Our client is looking for dynamic and charismatic grads looking to develop their sales skills in one of the UK’s leading and dynamic boutique commercial finance brokerages. You’ll need to be commercially minded, tenacious and able to develop and maintain excellent client relationships. Applicants should also be motivated to hit personal and company sales targets with significant financial rewards for doing so.
Who is the company?
Our client is a leading UK Commercial Finance Brokerage with over thirteen years of specialist sector experience. Since 2007 the firm has raised nearly £1bn in commercial finance for UK SME’s and are currently the country’s largest independent broker for the Government Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS). They were a finalist for the 2018 SME National Business award for their services in business loans, hire purchase, lease finance and refinancing.
What is the role?
This is a fast-paced role, with an intensive initial training scheme which lasts for 3-4 months, following which graduates are expected to qualify into a full Sales Broker / Account Manager role. You will participate in the firm’s graduate development programme; sitting 1-on-1 with a senior sales director or executive account manager. Through this direct training you will develop a comprehensive understanding of the suite of finance products available to their customers, the transaction process for each product from initial contact, through to underwrite and payout, as well as direct tuition on sales technique. Initially the role will involve prospecting for new business, either through supplied qualified leads or direct calling potential customers, alongside developing and maintaining ongoing customer, supplier and client relationships. As you progress, you will rapidly be given more responsibility to manage deal flows and pipelines on your own account, with all the associated financial benefits of doing the same.
Throughout your tenure you will be proactively and progressively developing a growth pipeline, closing all possible opportunities to achieve and surpass your targets. You will be expected to review your own performance and consistently be meeting and exceeding targets.
Why should you apply?
This role is a fantastic opportunity to earn uncapped commission with expected total comp. for a mid-performer to be in the region of £70-85k in your first year, rising to £100,000+ in year 2. As well as this you’ll work one-to-one with a senior account manager to hone your skills in sales and develop as an Account Manager.
This role is a brilliant way to take progress quickly in your career with further opportunities down the line to work towards qualifications as well as receiving quality employee perks, such as a gym membership, health insurance and a company car.
Who is best suited to this role?
You would be great for this role if you have had any sales or related experience, or can demonstrate requisite skills. The ability to build rapport quickly, with a charismatic personality, is hugely beneficial in this client-facing sales role, especially when combined with commercial awareness regarding business more generally.
Someone who is dynamic, self-motivated and driven to hit and surpass targets is essential.
A strong academic background with a 2:1+ qualification in any degree is preferred.
Driving license and own vehicle are beneficial but not a must.