Business Development Executive

OB TITLE: Business Development Executive


LOCATION: Exeter


SALARY: £18,000 - £22,000 per annum (Dependant on Experience) + commission


HOURS: Monday to Friday - 08:30am - 17:00pm


BENEFITS: This company offers great benefits, including continuous development support, a social office environment with regular paid company social events, work from home days, monthly and quarterly team and individual incentives, monthly company lunches, wellness program, weekly fruit deliveries and a healthy working environment with refreshments provided.


THE ROLE: As a Business Development Executive, you will act as the liaison between our clients and their prospects and customers. Your role will be to seek new business opportunities by contacting and developing relationships with potential customers over the phone.


Yes, you will be selling. Yes, you will need to make cold calls.. But you'll be valued, challenged, rewarded and you'll have fun in this fast-paced supportive environment!!


KEY DUTIES:



  • Qualify leads (primarily businesses) from marketing campaigns / data lists as sales opportunities

  • Contact potential clients through calls, follow up calls and emails

  • Present varying products and services to potential clients

  • Identify client needs and suggest appropriate products/services

  • Build long-term trusting relationships with clients

  • Proactively seek new business opportunities in the market

  • Set up meetings or calls between (prospective) customers and our clients

  • Report to the Team Leader (weekly/monthly/quarterly)

  • Effectively manage own time



THE CANDIDATE: To be successful in this role, it would help if you have previous experience developing leads from sales and marketing campaigns and meeting sales quotas. However, full training is provided for the right candidate, so experience is not essential but a strong customer service background is essential. You will use your communication skills to cultivate strong relationships with customers, from first contact until you close the deal / book the appointment. You will need to be motivated, resilient, results-driven, and enjoy working in a team.



The successful candidate will have:




  • Proven work experience in Account Management, Sales or Customer Service

  • Competency using Computers and Microsoft products (Outlook, Word, Excel etc.)

  • Experience with a CRM software

  • Understanding of sales performance metrics

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills

  • Ability to deliver engaging presentations

  • A positive and optimistic outlook



TO APPLY: Please apply online, call our office on 01392 426200 or email vicky.williams@office-angels.com.

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