Business Development Executive

Business Development Executive

Role: Business Development Executive

Location: Dronfield but remote working is an option for candidates further afield

Salary: Basic between £22-£26K + team bonus

Company: Our client deliver professional tailored solutions to business across the UK.

Role: As a Business Development Executive, your role will involve engaging with employers across the UK, promoting their products.

You will be joining a well-established and successful sales team who are passionate about their sector and want the best for the business. This role is a highly interactive LinkedIn role so you are required to have an advanced LinkedIn profile to hit the ground running.

  • Achieve and strive to exceed all weekly, monthly and annual sales and associated products targets
  • Record each sales opportunity on the CRM system, contact and follow-up accurately and update daily
  • Assist the commercial team in planning targeted sales campaigns and promotions to maximise sales within your respective location
  • Keep up-to-date on competitor’s products, prices and specifications
  • Ensure all payments for commercial products and services are promptly complete for each transaction
  • Negotiate sales for maximum profitability within limits of authority
  • Build positive relationships with students and employers to discover and understand their needs and address any hesitation and resistance appropriately
  • Plan and prepare for the daily sales activities and conform with CRM system reporting requirements

The successful candidate:

Ideally a minimum 2 years’ experience of B2B sales activity in either a recruitment or similar position

  • B2B sales experience
  • Highly motivated to build a client base from scratch.
  • The ability to work from home
  • Positive can-do attitude and a positive mind-set to achieving targets
  • Ability to build external relationships with potential new clients from the onset
  • IT literate and familiar with web-based CRM systems such as Hubspot, Salesforce etc
  • Strong communication / interpersonal skills
  • Be able to demonstrate, with examples, that you can meet the majority of the core competencies set out below
  • Experience of using LinkedIn as a tool for sales / building relationships


Hours: Monday to Friday 37.5 hours but flexible working is offered

  • Remote working is offered
  • Pension enrolment
  • 23 holiday days + bank holidays + Christmas shut down
  • Onsite parking

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