Funetics Telesales Executive – (3mth FTC)

  • Employer England Athletics
  • Town / City Birmingham
  • Job Type Full-time
  • Salary £20000 - £41000 per annum
  • Position Type 3 Months Month(s) Contract
  • Closing Date 29/10/2019
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Funetics Telesales Executive (3mth FTC)

England Athletics is the National Governing Body for the sport in England. We work in partnership with the wider athletics family, especially our member clubs, UK Athletics, Sport England & Commercial Partners, to grow opportunities for everyone to experience athletics and running, to enable them to reach their full potential. England Athletics also provides national level competition and is responsible for athlete development beneath world class performance level.

England Athletics is a membership organisation with c1,800-member clubs/bodies and c181,000 registered athletes, which exists to provide services and support to its members and to promote and deliver athletics and running activities across all ages, event disciplines, ability levels and aspirations. There are also more than 7m who run each month in England, 3,650 licensed road races and 113,000 active RunTogether participants operating in more than 2,400 registered running groups.

Our vision is that athletics will be the most popular and inclusive sport in England, led by a network of progressive clubs and organisations, and supported by a sustainable, respected and trusted governing body. In achieving this we will expand the capacity of the sport, sustain and increase participation and performance levels as well as influence participation in the wider athletics market.

England Athletics has recently developed funetics which aims to provide fun athletics sessions to help children learn, develop and practice running, jumping and throwing all year round. The programme is supported funetics ambassador Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Usain Bolt through a partnership with Enertor, funetics insole partner.

This new and exciting programme is due to launch in Spring 2020 and we are currently recruiting licensees who will be responsible for delivery in community and schools’ settings. The Funetics Telesales Executive will be responsible for contacting potential providers and delivering the initial sales call with a view to setting up a further meeting for members of the funetics sales team or potentially closing directly where appropriate.

We are looking for an individual with previous experience in sales and someone who has the confidence to be proactive in contacting potential customers and closing sales.  The individual will also be required to manage the database of contacts and sales pipeline and achieve set targets. The individual must be someone who can collaborate, communicate and be self-driven.

This is a Fixed Term Contract for a period of 3 months.

Closing date for applications is midday on Tuesday 29th October.

Interviews will be held w/c 11th November 2019.

England Athletics is an equal opportunities employer who actively encourages applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates regardless of your gender, gender identity, sexuality, ethnicity, disability, age, religion or belief, parenting, caring or marital status. We recognise the potential that every individual brings.

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