Inside Sales Executive (German OR Dutch, Speaking)

 Location: Edinburgh
 Job type: Permanent
 Closes: closed

Inside Sales Executive (German OR Dutch)

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: £24k-35k DOE + Competitive Bonus

Job type: Permanent


Meraki Talent is currently recruiting for an enthusiastic individual to join our client, a Leading IT Service Management company. Delivering high quality software solutions in order to improve key business functions.

You can expect a competitive commission structure in addition to a 7% pension contribution, BUPA enrolment, 32 Days Holiday and various free breakfast/lunch events for all staff. The ideal candidate will have experience in business to business telesales in addition to a passion for creating new sales opportunities.


Responsibilities of the Inside Sales Executive:

  • To produce “qualified leads”, as per the set qualifying criteria, for New Business Development through intelligent use of CRM
  • Identify and qualify potential sales opportunities, through outbound calls as a key step in integrated marketing campaigns
  • Regularly generate leads by closing out campaign activity and driving improvements using effective call rates and conversions
  • Providing a comprehensive handover to relevant business development team of qualified opportunities ensuring that all critical qualifying information is included
  • Engage with colleagues to consistently drive improvements in pre-qualification and engagement
  • Responsible for all records within CRM database for which you are the account manager entering captured data to add new organisations and contacts making regular contact with these organisations to identify opportunities as they arise
  • Building campaign lists, favourite lists and assigning hotlist tasks within CRM Database to ensure that all potential opportunities are followed up
  • Respond to incoming enquiries generated via multi-channel marketing e.g. website, social media, forums, events


Background of the Inside Sales Executive:


  • German Speaker (DACH) OR Dutch/French speaker (BeNeLux)
  • Telephone-based sales/marketing role experience or technical qualification
  • Ability to demonstrate commercial/sales drive
  • Aptitude to build technical understanding
  • Proven track record of building customer relationships over the phone by using a professional, friendly and tenacious approach
  • Enthusiasm to continually learn and develop skills in ITIL, ITSM and ITOM
  • Capability to work with high volumes of data within tight timescales whilst maintaining accuracy



  • Knowledge of ITSM market and needs of customers
  • Experience of running queries and running reports from databases
  • Experience of working within a software company
  • Familiarity with CRM/sales/lead generation databases


To be considered for this vacancy you must meet the full criteria above. Due to the high numbers of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Is this job for you? Meraki needs: Business Development, Telesales, Lead Generation, Inside Sales, Language Skills


Meraki Talent values diversity in our own workforce and we actively support our clients to build diverse and inclusive workplaces. For all our roles, both internal and those on behalf of our clients, we welcome enquiries from everyone

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Ryan Strachan

Ryan is a dedicated and passionate recruitment professional who has specialised within Sales and Marketing for the past three years. Ryan joined Meraki Talent in 2019 and has been building our profile in this area within Commerce & Industry clients Scotland-wide.