We are looking to employ a sales executive from July/August/ 2015.

Job Tile: Sales Executive

Location: Bromborough, Wirral and Traveling around the UK

About Virtus Projects Ltd:

Block Walls is a brand name of Virtus Projects Ltd. Virtus Projects Ltd is a new business and has been trading for 3 years. It manufactures concrete interlocking blocks for the construction and environments sectors. The blocks are manufactured using 97% recycled materials giving them an number of competitive advantages. The blocks look similar to children’s Lego blocks and can build simple structures.

The way we organise and structure the company is fundamental to our ability to expand our operations. With a flat reporting structure, staff at all levels feel involved and responsible; we see ourselves as a ‘learning organisation’. We listen before we talk. We think before we act.  We take responsibility and the only criticism made is constructive. It’s an approach that is driven by our values of mutual respect.

The experience we offer:

We are looking for a sales executives with the core function of converting leads into sales. The leads are to be generated from our marketing executive and prospecting activities from you.

Lead conversion is to be controlled using Salesforce software. You will be trained to use Salesforce. Leads are to be generated from our Hubspot software, this is to be controlled by our marketing executive, but you will also have access to it to see the contacts. You will work closely with our marketing executive to make sure the correct quality of leads are being generated for high conversion.

Key attributes

The role of a sales executive is one that calls for a systematic, structured and organised individual, a person who works easily with communication, and understands how to make use of building solid customer relationship. The job involves visiting customers, building relationships, solving customer problems with our solutions, presenting, objective handling and closing the sale.

Structure and Organisation

Key elements of the role of a sales executive involve carrying out customer market research, meeting customers and carrying out needs analysis, using a structured and analytical approach. A person capable of logical assessment of a situation, and organising their approach, will find themselves well suited to this role.

Problem Solving

A sales executive is a person who is a capable of finding effective and workable solutions to customer problems using reasoned analysis. Innovation can be important, but it needs to be balanced by the patience and dedication to help put inventive ideas into practice. A person who is not only capable of finding creative solutions to a problem, but also has the tenacity to see those solutions put into place, will make an effective sales executive.

Part of a Team

A role of this kind typically gives scope for direct personal expression: rather, a sales executive works within a productive team. Even in a leadership or management role, the working of the team will still be vital to the success of the job, and relevant technical expertise will remain essential. Candidates for a role of this kind must be ready to work productively and conscientiously, and be ready to integrate the results of their efforts with those of others.

Personal attributes

To be a successful sales executive you will need to have the following attributes:

  • Personable
  • Determined
  • Self disciplined
  • Creative
  • Great communicator
  • Strong influencer
  • Enthusiastic
  • Good listener
  • Ambitious
  • Relationship builder
  • Adventurous


A first class honours degree or 2.1. in civil engineering, building, business


The starting salary will be £28,000 per annum + an agreed closing bonus + car and expenses

Application Process

The first stage of the process is to read through this document carefully and ask yourself if this is the job for you. Do you have the personal attributed listed above?  If you can answer ‘yes’ to all the above, then complete the application form.  The application form is designed firstly for us to ascertain whether you may be the right candidate but secondly to give you a flavour of the type of company we are and that we are taking this role seriously.

Please answer the questions as honestly as you can.  Do not make things up or insert things that you think we may want to hear.  We will be discussing your answers in more depth if you progress to the next round, so best to be honest at this stage and miss a question out if you cannot think of a relevant example/answer.

Applications must be submitted by midnight on 29th May 2015.  Applications after this date will not be considered.