Kickstart - Sales and Business Development

Job details
Posting date: 28 September 2021
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 30 December 2021
Location: Tonbridge, TN132LJ
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000305867

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To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.

StockCrowd Uk Limited

This is an exciting opportunity to develop sales and business skills at StockCrowd UK - a fast growing digital fundraising software company established in Spain in 2015.

Our innovative software turns the website of any organisation into its own fundraising platform and our clients include Charities, Museums (the Guggenheim is one of our new clients), Universities and Schools and Healthcare trusts (the NHS).

The Sales and Business Development role is critical to the success of StockCrowd UK. The role will include (but not be limited to) identifying new clients, market mapping key individuals, setting up introductory meetings, helping with demonstrations of fundraising websites, following up promptly on client queries, closing sales and tracking sales progress. Covid restrictions permitting, there may also be the opportunity to travel to see clients.

The roles are based from home, but applicants should live within a 20 mile radius of the Sevenoaks head office.
(17 Kippington Road, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 2LJ)
Attendance may be required at the London office

(The Brand Exchange
3 Birchin Lane, Langbourn, London Ec2V 9BW)

A positive attitude and willingness to learn and improve is key.

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to liaise directly with clients.

An ability to organise themselves and be a self starter.

Email, spreadsheet and MS Word skills

Knowledge and previous experience of HTML code, social media marketing and sales roles are all helpful but not essential

10am until 1pm. 2pm until 4pm Monday to Friday


There will be an Initial meeting to assess the young persons training and support needs.

We shall be able to assist candidates directly in CV writing & Interview techniques, Helping Individuals to look for work by assessing core skills and using the network of the company founders.
There will be a structured weekly 1 to 1 and team meetings to discuss progress, personal wellbeing and areas for development.

A two day workshop will be held midway through the placement which will be potentially face to face and in small groups

Reflections so far
CV support and application techniques
Interview preparation
Employability skills development
Careers guidance and action planning

Evaluation and feedback at the end of the programme with the young person, employer and the college

Review of self assessment
Experience evaluation survey
Next steps and support

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