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  • Job ID: 1042757

  • Salary: £25,000 plus commission on sales

  • Hours per Week: 37.5

  • Closing date: 15-07-2024

Sales Advisor – Family Law
£25,000 plus commission on sales and excellent benefits (Work level 6C)
Manchester city centre - hybrid working with 1 day a month required in the office
37.5 hours, Monday to Friday 9:30-18:00

We are looking for a Sales Advisor to join our family law team at Co-op Legal Services. Our family department has been awarded the 'Excellence in Technology & Innovation' at the Law Society Excellence Awards and it doesn’t stop there, we’ve got exciting plans for the future.

In this role, you’ll manage all incoming new enquiries and call back clients who have enquired about family law to promote out USPs to convert into full-service work (both fixed fee and hourly rate) or consultations. We will look to you to handle each call with empathy alongside using your sales skills. This is an exciting opportunity to join our team after an increase in sales and growth, within an ethical legal business.

What you’ll do:

•    Contact clients to promote Co-op Legal Services and our family departments USP’s, handling each call with empathy
•    Objection handle competently on price and offering
•    Make sure all history notes are recorded accurately within our case management system
•    Follow contact strategy where clients haven’t been able to answer the phone
•    Work collaboratively within a small team and share opportunities for improvement 
•    Cross sell when the opportunity provides itself
•    Assist in collecting management information

This role would suit people who have:

•    Previous experience in sales within any professional service such as legal, insurance, banking or recruitment
•    Previous experience of using a case management system
•    Excellent telephone manner with the ability to communicate professionally and sensitively with clients 
•    Tenacity with the ability to drive sales in a target driven environment 
•    The ability to work well individually and within a team

Why Co-op?

Here you’ll do work that matters. We’re a commercial organisation with a purpose beyond profit, you’ll have an opportunity to help us build a stronger Co-op and stronger communities. You’ll also get a package that includes:
competitive salary 

  • coaching, training and support to help you develop 
  • pension with up to 10% employer contributions 
  • annual incentive scheme 
  • Wagestream - a money management app that gives you access to a percentage of your pay as you earn it 
  • 28 days holiday plus bank holidays (rising to 32 in line with service) 
  • discounts on Co-op products and services 

Building an inclusive work environment

We’re actively building diverse teams and we welcome applications from everyone. We want to build inclusive work environments, where our colleagues have equal opportunities to reach their full potential. We celebrate our differences, and recognise the importance of our teams reflecting the communities they serve.

If you have a disability, we can make reasonable adjustments to our recruitment process according to your needs. We're also part of the Disability Confident scheme, meaning we'll always offer an interview to disabled candidates who apply through the scheme if they meet the minimum criteria for a job.

We'll ask whether you’d like to be considered under the Disability Confident scheme when you apply.

If we invite you to take part in the recruitment process for any of our jobs, we’ll ask you if you need any reasonable adjustments to enable you to participate.

You can find out more about our recruitment process at jobs.coop.co.uk/apply-process.You can find out more about the Disability Confident scheme and all our commitments to diversity and inclusion at colleagues.coop.co.uk/diversity-inclusion-and-wellbeing.

If you’re successful in your application, we’ll perform some background checks as part of our pre-employment screening process. These will include an SRA check, credit checks, and a DBS (disclosure and barring service) check. Please note Co-op does not offer visa sponsorship for this role.

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