Canvassing Team Leader

Canvassing Team Leader
Location(s): Aldershot, Cambridge, Cheltenham, Northampton, Oxford, Wakefield, Wirral


Closing Date: 28.04.2017

About the company:

GreenThumb Ltd has built a brand that people admire and has been making lawns look beautiful, lush and weed free for over 30 years.  From its humble beginnings in North Wales, it has grown to become Europe's largest lawn care company, with over 220 branches nationwide and a loyal customer base of over 470,000. 

About the role:

The role of the Canvassing Team Leader is to generate sales leads from prospective customers and respond to enquiries ensuring high levels of conversions are attained. Each Canvassing Team Leader will lead a team to generate new sales leads throughout each region. You will then follow up on each lead providing a consultative lawn analysis selling a range of lawn treatment plans. Coaching in customer service, field sales, leadership and marketing will be provided.

Main duties:

  • To respond/follow up on all sales enquiries and team generated leads for the GreenThumb range of products and services
  • Maintain a high level of customer service and ensure your team do the same
  • Professionally initiate contact with members of the public and homeowners
  • Diligently follow up a list of potential customers and independently source potential customers
  • Record all sales enquiries received
  • Achieve expected targets for sales leads
  • Upsell GreenThumb products and services to existing customers
  • Present weekly/monthly activity reports
  • Organise and supervise the canvassing team
  • Drive the performance of the canvassing team
  • Carry out any other duties that may be considered relevant to the position within the terms of your contract of employment.  

Person Specification

Criteria Essential Or Desirable

Good written and oral skills

E

The ability to quickly forge professional relationships with potential customers

E

The ability to work collaboratively in a team

E

Effective planning and organising experience

E

Combine good customer service and listening skills

E

Knowledge of field sales, telesales and marketing

E

Meeting Sales goals

E

Drive and determination

E

Self-motivated, disciplined, enthusiastic, resilient and possessing good networking and communication skills

E

High level of self-sufficiency/ self-learning /using initiative

E
Honest and confident E

Organising and supervising a team

E

Qualifications

Previous experience in door to door sales, telesales, sales and marketing

E

Demonstrated ability to achieve sales plans

E

Customer Service

E

Leading a sales team

E
Qualifications

Educated to GCSE level or equivalent

E

IT skills (Word, Excel, MS Outlook and Power Point)

E

Full, UK driving licence

D

Eligibility to work in the UK

D


Reference Number: #2409


Type: Permanent Full Time
Salary: £25,000 per annum, plus bonus and use of company vehicle
Hours: Full time, 40 hours per week - Weekend and evening work will be required
Responsible to: Head of Corporate
Location(s): Aldershot, Cambridge, Cheltenham, Northampton, Oxford, Wakefield, Wirral


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