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Desk Based Sales Executive

Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Added: 5/6/2020

REPORTING TO: Head of Sales

Ensign is a mid-market leader in Enterprise Mobility Technology, providing a suite of value added solutions including: Wide Area Networks, Local Area Networks, Wireless Networks, Network Security, Auto ID and Data Capture Solutions, Network Analytics, Venue Analytics, and Managed Services.

Ensign operate UK wide with many blue chip clients across both the UK and the EU. As a well-established company with more than 30 years experience, Ensign has the skill and experience in providing end-to-end communications solutions to answer the most sophisticated business needs. We hold the highest levels of accreditation with the world’s leading ICT technology suppliers – enabling us to provide our clients with the best advice, technology, commercial flexibility and managed service capability required to transform their communications environment. This role is an exciting opportunity for a self motivated professional who wants to develop their own career in a fast moving, growing entrepreneurial organisation.



To deliver sales leads by contacting existing and potential customers to inform them about our products and services.  To support the field based team and to convert our current transactional customers into high value managed service partners and to help improve the experience of Ensigns clients.



The Desk Based Sales Executive is required to build relationships with new and existing clients to generate annuity business to support our ambitious growth plans. The DB Sales Exec’s key focus is about analysing the client’s current situation and business requirements through awareness, empathy and questioning. They will have the ability to influence clients to use the Ensign portfolio of solutions through articulating value add and building key relationships across the customers organisation. In exchange we will offer you all the support you need as part of a brilliant team alongside a roadmap to become a successful field sales consultant in an exciting industry. In conjunction the role will require a great deal of collaboration across the business to help deliver efficient processes to support a wider desk based function account management function.



  • As a Desk Based Sales Exec your role will be to develop a sales pipeline of annuity services and project margin from clients with which you will build key relationships and promote / sell Ensign portfolio of solutions

  • You will primarily be developing business from a number of unmanaged transactional accounts and new clients.

  • Principally to perform the role from the desk via unified communications tools

  • Managing and cleansing the database and ensuring CRM is kept up to date to drive marketing activities.

  • Working with Ensign national Account Managers, assisting in the delivery of revenue targets and high value opportunities.

  • The ability to learn multiple technologies and demonstrate the ability to articulate key messaging to stakeholders of varying levels of authority

  • Often acting as the voice of the Ensign brand, therefore critical to create a perception of positivity, excellence and professionalism.



  • Achievement of individual and team sales targets

  • Client penetration

  • Forecasting accuracy and CRM management

  • Growth of annuity base

  • Meaningful customer interactions



  • Able to use sales tools and methodology to effectively manage accounts, opportunities, pipelines and forecast

  • Capable of prospecting and generating opportunities over the phone

  • Demonstrate a high level of business acumen

  • Excellent client & company relationship building and engagement skills

  • Strong creative and innovative skills

  • Able to work well in teams

  • Able to work independently

  • Driven and determined and a great communicator



All roles within Ensign are challenging, demanding and require exceptional individuals to achieve first class results. On this basis, the qualities we are looking for in each person we recruit are:

Focus, drive, discipline, resilience, loyalty and the ability to communicate pro-actively whilst working as part of a team towards a common goal.



  • Professional training in Account Selling Skills and Negotiation Skills

  • Experience of Telesales and telemarketing techniques

  • Able to demonstrate experience of working in the networking, computing or systems integration sectors

  • Able to demonstrate the ability to continuously meet or exceed against a sales target

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