Service Promotion Executive

Optegra has an exciting new opportunity for an experienced salesperson with exceptional negotiating skills, ideally gained within the ophthalmology sector, to join our brand new team and hospital in Sheffield. This is a great opportunity to join a growing and developing business and benefit from our fantastic fully funded training programs.

Company Overview

At Optegra we work with inspiring, passionate and highly skilled teams with a common goal to deliver the highest standards of patient care. We’re a small company that does big things with a family feel and our people are at the heart of it.  As a leader in specialist eye care, we take pride in knowing our patients are the focus of everything we do and can live better lives because of the treatments we provide.

Our business is growing, as we continue to provide treatments on behalf of the NHS as well as elective eye surgery.  There has never been a better time to join Optegra!

Find out what it’s like to work here by watching the following video:


As part of the Optegra Team, you’ll have access to brilliant pay and benefits, including

– Generous salary which is reviewed annually. This role pays £27,500 basic salary + £5k Car ALW + Uncapped Commission

– Generous matched pension contributions

– 33 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays

– Private Healthcare, 24/7 GP appointments, physio and counselling for your wellbeing

– Free laser eye treatment for you and 20% discount for friends and family

– Learning and development which supports you to be the best you can be and progress on your career path  

-  Access to thousands of discounts from all the bid (and plenty of small) names on the high street, including retail, supermarkets, travel and hospitality to help your money go further

– SMART working – because we believe in work life balance

The Role

You will lead the development of a large referral base of patients through high street opticians, promoting Optegra’s cataract services, excellent patient benefits, referral pathways and five-star hospitals.  As the first point of contact for both existing and prospective referrers, you will be responsible for growing your referral base by building strong and robust customer relationships.

What You’ll Need

You will be proactive, enjoy meeting new people, and confident amongst senior and professional members of the ophthalmic community. You’ll be self-motivated, managing your own diary, meetings and route planning. You will of course work in close partnership with colleagues at your Hospital, developing internal relationships and making the most of every opportunity to build our business.

Specifically, you will:

– Have demonstrable sales experience, preferably within an Optometric/Optician role or within FMCG

– Be a natural strong relationship builder

– Be driven, high energy and a drive to be successful

– Have excellent written and verbal communication skills

– Be able to work alone and as part of a team

– Be able to effectively manage own workload

– Have a full, clean driving license

– Be able to use Microsoft Office applications

You’ll see and feel the Optegra difference when you walk through the door – and you’ll have every opportunity to really make a difference. Take a look at our history and vision by clicking the following link:

Optegra is proud to be an inclusive business where you can enjoy the career you want, without changing the person you are. We’re welcoming to all, working together as a supportive team, respecting the uniqueness of every individual we work with.

Closing date:  Please get your application to us as soon as possible.  We may close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications. We look forward to hearing from you!