Disclaimer: Please note that this vacancy is created through the Government's Kickstart Scheme so we can consider only candidates eligible for this programme. Please visit the official UK government website to find out the requirements for candidates.
Blacksswan is an online marketplace start-up providing regulatory, compliance and risk management consulting services to businesses via our platform. Our mission is disrupt the £200 billion consulting market; provide accessible and affordable regulatory, compliance and risk management support services to businesses combining smart technology solutions with deep industry expertise. If you’d like to be part one of the fastest growing start-up during this pandemic, we’d like to hear from you.
- Identifying target prospects followed by a well-defined follow through plan to aggressively close new business
- Initiating discussions with prospects
- Building a pipeline of qualified leads to meet business plans, quotas, and company objectives
- Responding to new sales opportunities (from existing contacts or generated sales leads)
- Understanding client needs, industry trends and develop winning proposals through consultative solutioning
Skills and competencies
· Highly computer literate, preferably with experience of Outlook, Word and Excel.
· High attention to detail.
· Efficient, fast working and quick thinking.
We'll provide you with an intense 5 day course to give you all the skills you need to excel in this role and others like it. We’ll also provide you an MS Office Package along with free perks (Amazon voucher).
What will you be able to do after your six-month placement at BlackSwan? Not only will you have on the job experience as a great Sales Associate, you will gain industry knowledge and will have been taught the following skills to help you go on to get a new job once the placement is over. We will also teach you how to communicate effectively, across multiple channels, with colleagues across the business, stakeholders and clients alike. You will know how to use some great software tools.
We commit to every trainee that the ultimate aim is to train them to a level where they would become more employable at the end of the scheme. From your very first day at BlackSwan and throughout your six-month placement we will teach you the skills to go on to find a great new job. On day one; we will show you how to create your LinkedIn profile and when you are ready to start applying for your new role, we will check your CV that we have helped you write.
Throughout your six months with us, you will also be fully trained on a number of industry practices, completing the following courses on e-Learning platforms! How long will your training take? The training will be sectioned off in to bite size chunks whilst you are also learning on the job skills to help you have a successful career moving forward.
You can expect to learn something new every week you are with us! Overall, your job seekers training will take around 3-5 hours plus another 10 - 15 hours training on the industry and how to effectively do your job. In all of your one to ones you will have the opportunity to feedback on how you feel the scheme is going and if needed we will make adjustments to help support you even more, whether that be additional training or mentoring, we will be there for you.