Sales Executive/Account Manager - St Jude's Laundry

Edinburgh- Forth Sector

This vacancy is now closed

 
Job Category
Enterprise
Location
Edinburgh- Forth Sector
Salary
£23460 to £28560 Dependant on Experience
Closing date
28/06/2022
Ref
24448
Contract type
Permanent
Total hours per week
37.5
Description

About Shaw Trust  

“Shaw Trust promotes team spirit, inclusiveness and it is an organisation where everybody is somebody. I am proud to be part of this great organisation.”

At Shaw Trust we believe everyone has the right to live a decent and dignified life and an opportunity for rewarding work. We are a social purpose organisation challenging inequality and breaking down barriers to enable social mobility.

For us being part of the solution is about creating the conditions for this to happen, advocating and delivering services that make a real difference. Working in partnership not competition, we are part of an eco-system of purpose-led organisations, striving for a fairer, more equal society centred on opportunity for all.

Sales Executive/Account Manager

St Jude’s Laundry, part of the Forth Sector Group, is a commercial laundry in Edinburgh founded by Capability Scotland in 1963.  A Royal Warrant Holder since 1985, the business provides a high quality hand-finished laundry service to the hospitality sector and discerning customers.  Our laundry operates as a supported business and is staffed by individuals with mental health, physical or learning difficulties.  We are a company who pride ourselves on our standards and professionalism within the hospitality industry.

St Jude’s Laundry is in search of a Sales Executive/Account Manager to join our laundry team. As St Jude’s Sales Executive/Account Manager you will be responsible for identifying profitable revenue streams and generating sales in line with St Jude’s business plan.  You will also manage a portfolio of existing customer accounts.

Essential:

You will have:

  • Knowledge of MS office package 
  • Knowledge of contract development and SLAs 
  • Relevant B2B sales experience gained from a similar role 
  • Proven experience of cold calling businesses and a track record in converting calls to appointments 
  • Demonstrable experience of managing the sales pipeline 
  • Experience of account management processes 
  • Demonstrable experience of successfully working to targets 

Download the Job Description for full details.

Location:

St Jude’s Laundry, Edinburgh

Employee Benefits

As well as helping to make a positive difference to the lives of young people, as an employee of Shaw Trust you will have access to the following benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave per year (plus bank holidays), with incremental increases post 3 years’ service up to 28 days, and the option to purchase additional holiday
  • 2 days paid volunteering leave each year
  • An enhanced pension scheme after 6 months
  • Life Assurance at 3 times your annual salary rate
  • Access to a suite of learning and development opportunities including paid for apprenticeship and masters’ levels qualifications, and management development programmes
  • Opportunities to connect with our employee diversity networks (LGBTQ+ Support Network, Racial Equality Network, Disability Equality Network, Women’s Network)
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives including internal support, employee assistance programme and health cash plan

Our Strategy

To find out more about Shaw Trusts aims in our 2030 Strategic Directive available here: https://www.shawtrust.org.uk/content/uploads/2020/09/Vision-2030-Strategic-Directive-5-9.pdf 

Join a diverse and inclusive organisation

Shaw Trust is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment, where every employee, regardless of their background or lived experience, feels that they belong and can progress in their career.

In our most recent colleague survey “86% of our colleagues say we demonstrate a true commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion”.

In addition;

  • We are proud to be certified as an employer who meets the National Equality Standard, the accepted standard for inclusiveness in business across the UK.
  • We are Disability Confident Leaders, support the guaranteed interview scheme and use of the government’s Access to Work scheme. 
  • Living our values, we are keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within our organisation.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community including from people with lived experience and/or knowledge of disability or social exclusion.

If you have accessibility requirements and/or would like further information about the role, please contact: Resourcing@shaw-trust.org.uk  

Shaw Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received.