About the role
An exciting opportunity to join Arval UK, Swindon as a Sales Executive (internally known as Acquisition Executive). This role sits within our Retail team. Your responsibility will be to retain our customers and vehicles through the sale of personal and business contract hire. Along with other related products through our renewals process. In addition, you will help sign up new customers wherever possible working in conjunction with our partners. You will support our customers in their decision making process during the buying cycle with relevant product knowledge and appropriate advice. Achieving set (individual and team) targets will guarantee monthly bonus payments, topped up with an end of year accelerator.
You’ll be engaging with new and existing customers of Arval, ensuring that we follow up on all enquires. Throughout this cycle, you will share relevant product knowledge and suggest cost effective solutions to meet customer mobility needs. You’ll support our customers in their decision making process during the leasing cycle with relevant product knowledge and appropriate advice.
What’s in it for you?
The Sales Executive will receive a benefits package at Pay Zone level A3 - This includes a basic salary of up to £23,000, with an additional commission element of £14,322* OTE. (Overall package between £32-36K by achieving targets monthly/quarterly)
*Achieving monthly targets will see you earn a £1,193 monthly commission with overachievement paid accordingly.
We operate a hybrid working option, which means you will be able to equally split your time between our office in Swindon and home once you are fully trained in the role.
You will also enjoy the outstanding benefits including;
• Private Healthcare (AXA PPP)
• Life Assurance
• Company Pension scheme
• A range of personal flexible benefits
• 25 days holiday, your birthday off plus bank holidays
• Free Parking
• Free Gym onsite
• Access to great discounts on our products and services
• To celebrate your 1st year you can enjoy a ½ holiday or a £75 Love2Shop voucher
• Paid eye tests and £50 towards your lenses
• Volunteering days
• Charity Fundraising
We are looking for a highly articulate individual who is able to build relationships quickly and then having ascertained customer requirements is able to come up with an attractive solution that fit’s the customer requirements and then close the sale. Your telephone manner will be exceptional along with your ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Thus, ensuring all customers are 100% satisfied and targets hit. Targets including those related to productivity, sales and contract renewal/extension through first class service delivery, ensuring you are fully compliant with regulatory guidelines and requirements. You will also be able to work well in a team and clearly understand the importance of this for overall success.
Key Skills required:
• Strong verbal sales skills with a proven track record in achieving targets
• Impressive written communication skills
• Credible solution based sales experience
• Customer experience mind-set
• Commercially savvy
• Understand the importance of working collaboratively in a team
We are Europe’s No.1 vehicle leasing provider with a clear vision for sustainable mobility. Mobility is as simple as someone moving from point A to point B, however and whenever they choose. We know that for 2021 and beyond, being innovative and creative, developing existing products and introducing new ones quickly into the mix is what our customers want, whilst we also focus on leading the way forward on Climate Action within the mobility industry. Luckily, at Arval, we have an excellent pedigree in all things mobility, and the launch of our five-year plan, Arval Beyond, puts us out in front, leading the way. Find out more about our plan here: Arval Beyond
We truly believe all our Journey Makers help us shape our story – and make history in the process. Come, join our family, and be part of it too.
Culturally, we are a friendly bunch - more human, than corporate. We expect a lot but know that works both ways so offer our Journey Makers a fantastic employee experience end to end.
We are proud to celebrate the diverse nature of our customers and our hugely diverse teams, where everyone feels safe to be their authentic self. We support all our local communities and groups and actively encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply to become part of our family. We do not discriminate based on race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, marital status, disability or age – or any other category you can think of, and we have a strong “speak up” culture through which we support and ally with all group our Journey Makers identify with.
We are a family-friendly employer with a culture based on trust, autonomy and flexibility and believe everyone has a voice and the opportunity to make an impact.
Here is a recent video we put together that shows life at Arval: The Journey Makers
Following application, you will contacted by our of our internal recruitment professionals.
Founded in 1989 and fully owned by BNP Paribas, Arval specialises in full service vehicle leasing. Arval offers its customers – large international corporates, SMEs and professionals – tailored solutions that optimise their employees’ mobility and outsource the risks associated with fleet management. Expert advice and service quality, which are the foundations of Arval’s customer promise, are delivered in 29 countries by over 6,500 employees. Arval’s total leased fleet adds up to 1,103,835 vehicles throughout the world (December 2017).
Arval is a founding member of the Element-Arval Global Alliance, the longest standing strategic alliance in the fleet management industry and the worldwide leader with 3 million vehicles in 50 countries. Within BNP Paribas, Arval belongs to the Retail Banking core activity.