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Business Development Executive


£19,000 - £21,000 DOE + commission. OTE’s £30k in the first year






Job Title: Business Development Executive

Hours: Full time

Location: Ilkley

Salary: £19,000 – £21,000 DOE + commission. OTE’s £30k in the first year

Our established and rapidly expanding client are seeking an experienced Business Development Executive to join their team ASAP on a permanent basis! Our client operates predominately in the financial and property services and have an extensive client base so the ability to deal with high volume is essential for this role! You will be working in a friendly yet dynamic team who all believe in working towards the same goal and driving the business forward as a team. Our client are due to move into newly renovated, state of the arts offices in the New Year!

As a sales executive you will follow up on warm leads passed to you by the sales support team and conduct online demonstrations to customers. You will need to be methodical and organised for this role as you will be taking complete ownership over your clients and will be in charge of following up with them to make a sale and convert the business.

You will also be expected to do your own business development in your time. You will be targeted on new business conversions and upselling with very realistic OTE’s of £30,000 for your first year. You will need to have the ability to quickly establish and build relationships with clients and keep them engaged at all times. This is an incredibly varied and fast paced role so the ability to work well under pressure is essential and having proven experience of this would be highly advantageous.

The ideal candidate:

  • Previous sales experience is essential
  • Proven experience of working towards and meetings targets and KPI’s
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent customer service and business development skills
  • Excellent communicator and telephone manner
  • Ability to build a rapport with clients via telephone
  • Good team player
  • Driven and dedicated employee

    This role will suit someone with previous sales experience and who is looking to secure a long term permanent. Being a large and rapidly growing business, there are plenty of career development opportunities that could become available to you in the business. This company are all about internal development and always aim to utilise the talent they have in the business.

Due to the amount of response we receive, unfortunately we are not able to give feedback to individuals, if you have not heard back within 5 days please assume that you have not been successful for the role you have applied for.

(Jo Holdsworth Recruitment – Recruitment Agency)

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