Appointment Generation Executive

Job reference: 020327

Location: Tamworth

Closing date: 19/12/2021

Department: Telesales

Hours per week: 37.5 hrs

Appointment Generation Executive

£19,629 basic, plus a realistic bonus of up to £600 per month. OTE £26,829

Tamworth Contact Centre 

Do you want a future career in Account Management? Well, this is the first step to becoming one with Brakes.

We are currently recruiting a talented and results driven Appointment Generation Executive (Telesales) to join our busy contact centre team in Tamworth. Working Mon- Fri, with No weekends.

Key Responsibilities:

Sourcing and booking quality appointments is a critical part of our Business Development Manager’s success and ultimately that of the Independent Division. The Appointment Booker will support our Business Development Managers by sourcing and booking appointments with prospective customers who are interested in trading with Brakes. You’ll naturally promote and embrace our inclusive team environment and we’re sure you’ll have some fun along the way! 

  • Build an extensive knowledge and pipeline of prospective customers within the Identified Division to maximise our opportunities for growth
  • Proactively use online research, supplied lists or leads from within the business to generate the pipeline and keep it current, with a high level of conversion and both short and longer-term opportunities
  • Research possible lead sources, build initial contact, interest in Brakes and appointments with the key decision maker
  • Manage and nurture the pipeline of longer-term prospects
  • Navigate through foodservice businesses to create meaningful dialogues with the right people
  • Proactively identify new business opportunities which can drive business growth

What you’ll get:

  • A competitive salary
  • Huge discount on all sorts of lovely food and award-winning products
  • Generous holiday allowance, with option to purchase more
  • Recognition awards and Incentives
  • Pension
  • Real career opportunities - being part of Sysco, the world’s leading foodservice business, opens up a world of possibility
  • And much more…

Required skills and competencies:

  • Outstanding phone-based selling skills (both cold calling and prospect development) with the ability to build rapport with ease
  • Previous sales experience within foodservice or a real ‘foodie’ who can relate to customers’ needs
  • An ability to pro-actively manage a broad pipeline of work
  • Able to work on your own initiative and as part of a team
  • Tenacious, resilient and confident person with strong negotiation skills
  • Professional, credible and comfortable building strong, working relationships with key stakeholders around the business and within customer accounts
  • Motivated by results, with a proven track record of meeting/beating targets you must thrive on a challenge and have a determination to succeed
  • Excellent literacy and communication skills – phone and email

Your local pub, your favourite restaurant, your children’s schools all have one thing in common – Brakes.  There are a lot of hungry mouths to feed out there and every day we deliver 1.5 million products from our fleet of 2000 trucks to thousands of restaurants, pubs, hotels, schools, hospitals and care homes in every corner of the UK.

Our customers count on us for exceptional food and service, and as our response to Covid-19 proved, our 6,000-strong workforce is dedicated and proud to play their part in feeding the nation

There’s a lot on offer, so what are you waiting for?

Bring your whole self to work. #BelongAtBrakes

At Brakes we’re passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that celebrates and values diversity.  We don’t want you to ‘fit’ our culture, we want you to help define it.

All job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender identity or reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. 



The closing date for this job has now passed.