Hermes Parcelnet

Internal Sales Executive

3 weeks ago
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Sales & Marketing


Award winning Hermes is the largest UK courier delivery service and we handled over 270 million parcels last year. We employ over 2,500 people, have over 10,000 self-employed couriers and deliver parcels to over 190 countries.


We have grown in excess of 15% each year over the past 5 years with even bigger ambitions for the future - there has never been a more exciting time to join us!


How it feels to work for us:


Here at Hermes, we empower each individual with both the responsibility to make critical decisions and to explore new ideas to achieve the best performance.


The biggest thing we are proud of is that our people care. We want you to make a positive difference to our customer’s experience, because in every job at Hermes, you will and you can add value.


Role overview:


Ensure all new accounts processed are trading to agreed volumes and all Hermes Business Accounts are sold in a profitable manor.


  • Ensure all sales leads /enquires are entered into CRM system
  • Up-sell from CRM sales inbox
  • Focus on sales generation by following up business opportunities from interested clients who have contacted Hermes via Web, Phone or referral
  • Identify and contact potential clients in sectors that are complimentary to Hermes core capability, through new business generation, sourcing leads by telephone canvasing and online channels
  • Up-Sell to all leads generated via marketing campaigns, third party lead providers and promotions within myhermes/Hermes Website
  • Generate owns sales to ensure the personal target of 500,000 parcels a year is achieved
  • Responsible for meeting challenging sales targets through proactive activities
  • Ensure customer satisfaction, including dealing clients commercial enquires efficiently and effectively
  • Cold call all opportunities to drive growth
  • Maintain and update records with all relevant information on company systems
  • Maintain strong communication links with all departments
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures
  • To undertake any reasonable instruction given by your line manager


  • Good educational background
  • Show strong potential for a career in Sales
  • Possess experience in dealing with demanding customers
  • Customer database management, communication and inter personal skills
  • Experience and competence in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Good verbal communications and written
  • Desire to learn about operational cost, commercial profitability and Profit & Loss
  • Must demonstrate the capability to work on own initiative, be self-motivated
  • Must be articulate and comfortable when dealing with people at all levels, with much emphasis placed on verbal communication
  • Must be confident in their delivery of facts and opinions with an outgoing personality


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