Western Union Sales Executive in Peterborough, United Kingdom

Job Title: Sales Executive

Requisition #: 1803408

Are you a driven and motivated individual looking to excel in your career? Would you like to work for a global fintech company that is recognised as an industry leader? Be part of a great team that could offer you plenty of training and international opportunities in the future?

Here at Western Union we are looking for a Sales Executive to join our Demand Generation team in Peterborough. In this role, you will join an experienced sales team to work from our database to call potential clients. Through questioning and discussion you will fully establish their foreign exchange processes and needs and raise awareness of their current issues and future consequences, then go on to arrange meetings for our sales management team.

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

  • Responsible for generating and qualifying leads through high volume of outbound calls to potential client

  • Identify client needs and set-up meetings for our business development team to provide the ideal solution

  • Work closely with our experienced Sales team to understand the market and ensure that effective working relationships are maintained, understanding their challenges and identifying areas for continuous improvement

  • Accurately update, maintain data and records, and ensure they are followed through in accordance with departmental procedures and SLA's

What you will need to succeed:

  • You don’t need to have a Sales background but you will need to be positive, energetic and driven by achieving daily, weekly, monthly and annual targets

  • A strong interest in business and desire to be successful in personal, team and company success.

  • Strong relationship management skills to provide a first-class service to both internal and external customers

What will make you stand out:

  • An interest in the FX and Financial Services industry

  • Previous experience in an outbound telephone sales role, adept at telephone negotiation

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Confident, resilient and persistent

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive global pay, benefits and mobility

  • Unparalleled experience, working for a market leader in FX payment solutions

  • The chance to share your ideas and contribute to the development of our products

  • Diverse, global team with colleagues in over 50 countries

What it’s like here:

The Payments Business Unit of Western Union is one of the world's leading providers of international business payments and foreign exchange. With access to over 130 currencies, we enable companies of all sizes as they move money across borders via a financial network that spans over 200 countries and territories. We’re disrupting fintech with our groundbreaking digital B2B platform, WU EDGE, which helps companies spend less time handling international payments and worrying about foreign exchange exposure, and more time growing their businesses. And we’re just getting started!

Being on the Western Union team means being tenacious and goal-oriented. It means taking risks and quickly finding the path to success. It means having integrity, and finding ways to make things work. It means thriving as part of a diverse, global team of over 10,000 people who are committed to moving money for better . It means being driven to win, and to do work that makes a difference… on a global stage. Sound like you? Apply now!

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Achieving our common vision depends on people with diverse backgrounds working together on teams. Who knows, your unique point of view could be the key to our next groundbreaking idea. We’d love to explore that possibility!

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or another protected category.