MarineTraffic is hiring a

Sales Executive

Sales Executive, £23,000 - £27,000

Permanent - full time

Centre of Oxford


MarineTraffic are the world’s leading and most trusted ship tracking service, and provide AIS-based solutions and intelligence to organizations seeking a competitive advantage, across a wide range of sectors. Our teams are constantly innovating and starting new exciting projects, addressing customers’ needs for additional intelligence and improved efficiency. Shipping is big business.

As a result of our significant growth, we are looking for a talented Sales Executive to join our Oxford Sales Team. We have a great product which means we get quality inbound B2B leads from all sorts of industries and sectors worldwide. You’ll be responsible for existing and new business, generated remotely via email or over the phones, but there’s no ‘cold calling’ in this role! You’ll also get hands on with the data that is our lifeblood; creating reports, writing simple SQL queries and really getting to understand the big data that our customers buy.

You might already be in sales, or you might be someone in an analytical role who’d like to move into sales. As important as having the relevant experience, you will be curious to learn and develop, interested in our products and how our customers use them, and highly motivated to be successful.

  • Have a successful track record of selling a complex product or proposition by taking a consultative approach – you effectively build rapport, define needs and close because you propose the right solution
  • Have strong numeracy and analytical skills, and are comfortably handling and manipulating large data sets
  • Have regularly exceeded your targets and enjoy working to your KPIs
  • Are strong in English and have great communication skills - written and verbal
  • Have an aptitude for prioritising and planning
  • Use your initiative and manage your own time to good effect
  • Have good IT skills: you are comfortable using Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and willing to learn MS SQL if you haven’t used it before
  • Collaborative approach to working with others, internally and externally
  • Comfortable using Salesforce and related processes
  • Experienced in using MS SQL
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