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Telesales Executive/ Booking Advisor

3-5 days/evenings per week
Salary & bonus combined up to 20k OTE per year (based on full time equivalent pro rata hours)

MI&Co is a very well-established quality portrait studio, based in Shipley. We provide a first-class family portrait experience, creating special memories at key stages of people’s lives, from babies to grandparents, with finished framed products often adorning our client’shomes as treasured ‘wall art’ for generations to come. We are proud to have built up a fantastic reputation for providing a truly excellent end product, with a memorable, enjoyable quality service from start to finish.

Role Overview:-

We are looking for an exceptional individual to make bookings for family portrait sessions (based at our studio in Shipley). You will be highly professional, focused and target driven, calling both existing and new customers from warm leads and new recent enquiries. Whilst the primary focus is making bookings behind the scenes, you will also occasionally cover various face to face reception duties, such as welcoming and greeting clients upon their arrival and some basic admin duties behind the scenes. This is an ideal job for someone who is a very strong communicator, who likes talking to customers of all ages and would love to become part of a well-respected team, joining a successful growing business and work within a fantastic, friendly environment. This role also has a fantastic oppurtunity to progress for the right candidate.


The successful candidate must:-

• Have past experience in Telesales / or a high quality face to face sales environment
• Be Target driven and focused, able to work on their own, with or without supervision
• Be persuasive and articulate, clearly able to communicate ideas and advice to client’s
• Have a strong interest in creative ideas and style in order to advise customers on what to bring and wear        for their shoot etc.
• Be confident with an excellent clear voice and friendly telephone manner
• Possess a highly positive and enthusiastic personality
• Be able to demonstrate exceptional customer service skills
• Be well presented
• Be computer literate and fast at typing
• Live locally within 5 miles of our studio in Shipley

How to apply:-

1. Please visit our website for more information about our company
2. Forward your up to date CV
3. Attach a separate personalised covering letter* (which must clearly state both why this position specifically appeals to you, as well as why you believe you are the right candidate for this role).

Please email the above two items to the Studio Manager:- naomi@miandco.uk
*Please note we will only respond to candidate’s who follow the application instructions as described above.

Promotional Sales Representative

MI&Co The Portrait Studio is a market leading Family Photography Sudio, with customers travelling to us from all over Yorkshire. We are passionate about capturing families throughout the various special stages of their lives, with a finesse and style that will last the test of time as a quality piece of wall art. Our team of professionals all proudly deliver the very best of service and quality and this ethos has cemented our business as the place to go for distinctive quality photography. As such we have enjoyed year on year growth and we now have a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to join our amazing team, in a key growing role to help us spread the good word even further.

Overview of role . . .

Exhibitions and Promotional Events (on location)
The job role is to personally represent the studio, face to face at promotions to the general public. (various high footfall locations such as shopping centres, localised partner venues, or public events such as fairs, shows, carnivals etc).
 
We have various established customer acquisition promotions in order to sell the benefits of our special portrait experience packages,which we adapt according to special events and seasons throughout the year. The main objective is to sell a Gift Experience Voucher which gives the recipient an amazing special offer, typically with a substantial discount to give them a great head start with no obligation. It’s a very 'nice sell' not a 'hard sell' - as being a market leading studio, we need to maintain our excellent reputation for service as well our renown quality. As with any public facing sales role it’s a numbers game and success with this role is down to the ability of our representatives being able to successfully enthuse and engage with lots of people of all ages and backgrounds.
 
 
 
 
Candidate requirements
Whilst full training will be provided and no experience in our business sector is required, suitable candidates must possess the following:-
Exceptional people skills, confidence and enthusiasm in abundance, be well presented, be resilient, target driven, be self-motivated with a positive attitude. Additionally, they will need to be very organised, punctual, trustworthy - able to work on own initiative as this role is mostly unsupervised. Finally you must have a driving licence and own vehicle to travel to and from local events and venues.
 
Hours of work
Part Time Hours on an ad-hoc basis, either as employed or freelance. (Shifts can vary, from approx 2 to 8 shifts per month between Monday and Sunday)
 
Pay / Benefits
Basic Monthly Salary + £Excellent Bonuses
Fantastic earning potential for the right candidate based on a combination of basic salary + proven realistic bonuses equating to a minimum OTE of between £12-£16 per hour.
 
How to Apply
Please initially forward your CV along with a covering letter stating why you believe you are the right candidate for this role to mathew@miandco.uk
OR call us to discuss in more detail on -01274 532951 (Ask for Mathew or Naomi)