French-speaking Junior Sales Executive - Lightspeed - London - Wizbii

French-speaking Junior Sales Executive

  • By Lightspeed
  • Internship
  • London (United Kingdom)
  • Business / Sales
2018-03-11T00:32:47+0000

Job description

Hello, let's talk shop:

Lightspeed is on the hunt for a French-speaking Junior Sales Executive, aka 'DG' to join our London-based Sales team. This role is an inside sales position working in our Lightspeed-designed, fresh London office and does not require travel. We are growing and therefore are looking to hire the best sales people on the market who are happy to contribute to our success.

Are you ambitious? Are you experienced in sales, but you want still learn a lot about deals before growing into a 'hard core' sales role? Do you get excited every single time you talk to customers? If so, we want to hear from you!



Now we get to brag about us:

Lightspeed provides retailers and restaurateurs the simplest way to build, manage, and grow their business while creating a better customer experience. More than 40,000 businesses processing over $15 billion in transactions annually use Lightspeed’s mobile POS and newly acquired eCommerce platform to manage inventory, customer preferences, sales, and analytics to get a complete overview of their business in one place.

Founded in 2005 with offices in Canada, USA, and Europe, Lightspeed is backed by Accel Partners, iNovia Capital, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and Investissement Québec (IQ). With our recently acquired eCommerce platform SEOshop, Lightspeed is growing into an omnichannel solution for mid-market businesses worldwide. Our culture is focused on enabling people to do their best work.

Come work with us and be part of our success story!

Seeked profile

As a 'DG' you will:

Identify new business, mainly through telephone and email communication, by getting in touch with prospects and introducing Lightspeed' solutions - #communication
Encourage all inbound leads through to qualification for Lightspeed inside sales team - #challenge
Identify customer needs to comprehend if Lightspeed service would be a good fit - #opportunities
Manage multiple lead sources, including incoming calls, emails, chats and referrals at a given time - #lead management
Manage existing customer database using Salesforce, to ensure all communications are logged and identified - #notes
Take advantage of up-sell opportunities with existing customer database and manage renewals - #upselling
Cooperate with the Demand Generation Manager to develop new strategies to grow sales pipeline, and consistently meet monthly, quarterly and annual targets - #strategy


As a 'DG' you need to have:

Fluent/native English AND French proficiency; any other language is a plus
1+ years of sales experience in a B2B environment, preferably in a solution-sales / technology-related environment
Bachelor’s degree in marketing or business, or any related fields
Excellent oral and written communication skills on different channels (phone, e-mail…) as well as excellent listening skills
Demonstrated ability to meet and/or exceed determined sales and activity targets
Ability to succeed in a competitive, result-oriented environment
Passion for people and technology


Now your turn:

Be part of a rapidly growing, market-competitive company where communicating with potential clients to boost the business was never such fun and money. We do the best work of our lives. And you?


Contact us and let's have a chat!
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