Sales Associate

at Wildfire App in London

(₤23500 - ₤31000 per year)

About Wildfire:

Wildfire is the global leader in social media marketing software. Our Social Marketing Suite allows businesses to connect with their customers by combining our best-in-class advertising software with social promotion, page management, messaging, and real-time analytics all within one easy-to-use platform. Our customers include major brands like Virgin, Amazon, Target, and Ogilvy as well as thousands of other companies that use Wildfire to engage audiences across Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Twitter. We currently have over 15,000 paying customers worldwide, including 30 of the world's 50 most valuable brands. We’re the only social media marketing company to receive an investment from Facebook's fbFund and have also received numerous awards from TechCrunch, TiEcon, Ernst & Young, and many others.

In 2010, we set up our first international office in London, aiming to continue our rapid growth and establish ourselves as the #1 social media marketing company in the world. Since then, our UK office has grown to 40 employees, including Sales, Service, Product & Engineering teams and is a key driver of revenue and product development. We've also expanded our international presence to include France, Germany and Scandinavia.

If you're eager to shape the way social media reaches millions of users worldwide, want your co-workers to feel like family, and want to work alongside the very best, then Wildfire's the place for you.

About the Job:
If you have superb conversational skills, enjoy befriending and meeting new people, and are generally told you're pretty charming, and are looking to jump-start your sales career, the Sales Associate role is perfect for you. Our UK Sales Associates are responsible for generating new lead opportunities in the UK and Europe while working hand-in-hand with our London Sales Executives & Senior Sales Executives to bring in new business. The position is designed to help you develop your sales skills with real-time training so that you can acquire the skills needed to become a successful salesperson at Wildfire. We'll give you the training and tools and it's your responsibility to make the most of every sales opportunity.

Job Responsibilities:
• Front-end lead generation targeting large, medium, and smaller sized agencies and brands
• Acquire new contacts through cold calling and cold emailing
• Set up appointments and demos for our experienced sales force

What We’re Looking For:
• Highly-motivated, competitive people
• Hunter personality
• Superior communicators
• Willing to learn
• Intelligent, tech-savvy, hard-working, fun-loving individuals
• Creative thinkers
• University degree required

Compensation & Benefits:
• Base salary and performance bonus

Please note - all applicants must have eligibility to work in the UK. Applications made without eligibility will unfortunately be declined.

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