Telesales Executive

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Salary Description
Up to £25k + 40% commission
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Bolton ,

Telesales Executive

Bolton (BL5)

Up to £25,000 D.O.E. with up to 40% of your salary as commission

Monday-Friday 09:00-17:30 with 1 hour unpaid lunch break

DBS Check required upon offer

Our client are looking for experience Telesales candidates to join their dynamic Telesales team in Bolton. This role will involve a large amount of cold calling. A willingness to persevere, and a thick skin are required. If you have experience in sales or business services, especially in postal, package, or direct marketing services, you're the ideal candidate for this Telesales Executive role. Our client are looking for individuals with a proven track record in telephone lead generation and selling, coupled with a knack for effective communication.

Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook and Excel, along with a methodical approach to electronic record-keeping is crucial.

This Telesales Executive role aims to provide the sales teams with qualified appointments within the communicated thresholds and against the communicated criteria, in addition to the provision of the qualified appointments.

Your contribution to maintaining and enhancing the quality and relevance of our customer database is equally crucial, ensuring it stays up-to-date and filled with valuable insights from your calls and conversations.

Key responsibilities of a Telesales Executive:

  • Qualify prospects, locate the decision maker within the prospect’s organisation and update the relevant CRM data with the agreed call, contact and quality targets per day.
  • Generate the agreed minimum of relevant and qualified meetings per day for the New Business team in line with targets communicated by the Line Manager (Telesales Team Leader), while being aware of constraints on salespeople's time and location, ensuring meetings are suitably arranged.
  • Follow-up on DM activities and incoming prospect/lead sheets to generate appointments and sales.
  • When required, source leads and pre-qualify.
  • Represent the company in a professional and business-like manner, and support the account managers in the collation of campaign data for reporting purposes.

Planning, reporting and management

  • Ensure the daily/weekly/monthly reporting is completed.
  • Liaise with the sales personnel as required.
  • Complete any reporting or review documentation.
  • Identify and record any key market, customer, or competitor activity or intelligence.

We would welcome applications for this telesales executive role from candidates with the following skills: telesales, call centre, cold calling, lead generation, sales, MS Office, CRM or experience as a call handler or sales executive.


  • Up to 40% of your annual salary as commission
  • Enhanced annual leave entitlement
  • Access to our prestige Benefits and Rewards Portal
  • Long service rewards
  • Health cash plan
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Career development opportunities
  • Access to a well-established Employee Assistance Programme provider

Essential Skills

  • Self-starter with excellent prioritisation and time management skills
  • Able to work with minimal supervision after agreeing objectives
  • Excellent communication skills covering presenting and listening
  • Good oral and written English is required and a good level of mathematical ability
  • Consistent positive outlook and able to handle rejections
  • Evidence of working a sales process and selling a value proposition
  • Thrives in a high-volume and results-based environment
  • Good organisation skills
  • Quick learner who can apply concepts in the real world
  • Understands a customer perspective
  • Numerate and literate
  • Experience in Microsoft standard packages
  • Working knowledge of CRM systems
  • Team player, adaptable, and flexible

Desired Skills

  • Self-driven
  • Motivated
  • Passionate
  • Focused

We operate from several prime locations in the area and are likely to have an office right near you. Our team offer a unique service tailored to match your precise needs,and can assist you with the following job roles: Sales Manager, Business Development, Field Sales, Sales Executive, Telesales, Telemarketing and Account Managers.

We are always on the lookout for the very best talent, so if you know anyone, refer them to our professional and friendly team who will be more than happy to help.


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