Employee Benefits Sales Professional

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Employee Benefits Sales Professional

Unearthing hidden client needs…building relationships with senior business leaders…implementing ambitious sales strategies and developing new revenue streams.

Hardly ordinary challenges, you’ll agree.

But then, we’re not looking for an ordinary Sales Consultant. We’re looking for an experienced consultative sales professional who can identify and grow opportunities, act as an ambassador for our brand, and add real value to the winning of new business. There’s nothing ordinary about our environment, either. You’ll be part of a global consulting leader in health, talent, retirement and investments – one that employs around 20,000 people in more than 40 countries. Our clients already include more than 70 of the FTSE 100 companies, so you can expect a level of variety and influence beyond the reach of most organisations.

Based in the hear of Manchester, you will:

  • Form strong personal relationships with decision-makers in our target markets across the South of England.
  • Generate new revenue for our Employee Health & Benefits consulting business by identifying, managing and converting sales opportunities.
  • Contribute to all aspects of marketing and business development initiatives.
  • Lead experienced client pitch teams to convert opportunities into revenue.
  • Achieve agreed sales targets and personal deliverables.
  • Challenge and test the sales approach.
  • Increase the professional reputation of the sales team. 


Skills & Experience required:

  • Proven track record in professional services and consultative selling.
  • Good Technical knowledge of employee health & benefits issues.
  • Ability to question and probe effectively around technical areas and show a broader understanding of HR issues.
  • Achievement orientated independent and self-motivated.
  • Exceptional communication and influencing skills at c-suite level.
  • Degree level or equivalent preferred but not essential.

£Competitive Salary + Sales Bonus + Car Allowance + Pension + Private Medical Insurance + Flexible Benefits Package.

Job information

Firm: Mercer

Location: Manchester