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Become a Networking and Security Sales Specialist
If you’re looking for responsibility, rewards and a clear progression path, then Softcat is a brilliant place to begin your career.
What you will be doing
We love recruiting graduates at Softcat; people with ambition, energy and an eagerness to learn. If you’re looking for responsibility, rewards and a clear progression path, then Softcat is a brilliant place to begin your career. Inside three years, you could be earning £60k annually. Our top performers make six figures - and there are other great incentives too.
Technology sales may not be a career you’ve considered before. But when you see the set-up and potential at Softcat, we think you’ll be keen to come on board - especially as you don’t need a tech background to join us.
It’s an exciting time to be at Softcat, one of the UK’s most successful technology solutions businesses. We’ve reached the £1 billion revenue milestone, opened our first office outside the UK and picked up a series of industry awards. We’ve got even bigger plans for the future. So, if you share our drive and ambition, get ready to achieve more from your career.
This role will evolve from initially focusing on generating awareness within prospects to create new opportunities, into eventually concentrating on supporting a core set of customers to deliver on business objectives via networking and security orientated projects. Some of the key responsibilities include business development, arranging/attending meetings with customers, and exploring technical requirements/presenting the benefits of a range of solutions to Softcat’s customers.
What you will have
Previous sales or customer facing experience would be an advantage but not essential
You are passionate, fun and have the entrepreneurial flare to build your own client base from scratch
You are a self-starter, quick learner and highly organised
You are keen to learn about new and emerging technologies
You have strong communication skills
You have an ability to build rapport with potential new clients, as well as strong relationships internally
We are Softcat
Softcat is an inclusive company where you can enjoy the career you want, without changing the person you are. We’re welcoming to all and passionate about promoting greater diversity in the tech sector.
Success. The Softcat Way.
We love recruiting graduates at Softcat; people with ambition, energy and an eagerness to learn. If you’re looking for responsibility, rewards and a clear progression path, then Softcat is a brilliant place to begin your career.
The majority of our graduates join the Softcat sales team – we have a great record of turning raw potential into rapid success. You don’t need a techie background to work in IT sales, it’s personality that matters.
If you thrive in sales, you could be earning big in just three years. On average, new sales employees can expect to earn £25k-£30k OTE in year one, £40k in year two and £50-£60k in year three. There’s uncapped commission, so our top performers make six figures.
We’re a team of many talents. We also recruit graduates into technical/IT roles including engineers and consultants, and into positions across the wider business.
There’s a uniqueness to Softcat – what we do, how we do it and why we do it. That’s because we are a technology business built around our people. We give everyone the chance to step up and show how much they can achieve. We succeed when all our people succeed.
Ultimately, the more you put in the more you get out; great performance is always recognised and well rewarded. We call it success, the Softcat way.
Be yourself and allow us to get to know the real you.
Not every company features a Tiki Bar, ping-pong table and big screen TV in the office, but our ethos to stay fun and quirky is precisely what makes us different.
Our Graduates - Who we are
I got to go to Croatia for a long weekend with Softcat, which was great fun. This year I've qualified to go to Dubai.
You don't feel like you're actually going to work every day... We all gel really well and it feels like you're working with friends.
Our Future - Where we're going
Chris, Sales Manager
Softcat is a leading UK technology solutions businesses; we are a FTSE 250 listed company that has grown rapidly to reach a turnover of more than £1billion.
Operating in the business-to-business sector, we specialise in IT infrastructure and provide our corporate and public sector clients with a range of advanced workplace, datacentre, networking and security solutions. To build these client solutions, we act as a partner and reseller for some of the biggest names in technology, including Apple, Microsoft, Cisco, Lenovo and Adobe. Our track record in winning industry and vendor awards is testament to the standards of our people.
We’re an inclusive company where you can enjoy the career you want, without changing the person you are. Whilst we take our business very seriously, we don’t take ourselves too seriously. Life at Softcat is about working hard with a smile on our faces.