Business Development Executive

Posted a week ago by Eileen Richards Recruitment

Leicester, City of Leicester
£25,000 - £27,000/annum + commission & car allowance

Business Development Executive

£25,000- £27,000p.a. + c£50K & car allowance


  • Do you have a passion for rapport building and hunting new business?
  • Are you tenacious, energetic and self-motivated?
  • Are you looking to work for an organisation that valued its employees and wants to see them excel?

The Company:

ER Recruitment are excited to be working with our outstanding client based in Leicestershire, but covering nationwide. They are an energetic, forward-thinking business who are looking to grow their field based sales team in order to drive new business opportunities to achieve and exceed targets.

The successful candidate will have a passion for new business generation in a B2B environment and have exceptional rapport building skills.

Role & Responsibilities of the Business Development Executive:

  • Self-generating new leads, identifying target clients, canvassing to obtain new business opportunities, and arranging appointments and referrals.
  • Identifying best method of approach.
  • Generating and attending meetings with potential introducers and referral partners.
  • Attending field-based sales appointments to ascertain needs of businesses and close on the day.
  • Working with the Head of Sales to generate a plan to maximise sales opportunities.
  • Achieving success via sales to target clients.
  • Accurately build, manage and maintain your sales pipeline.
  • Manage and update information accurately within the CRM system, using customer intelligence for planning your sales meetings.
  • Seeking to develop newly established relationship with new clients and target clients, with a view to upselling where possible.
  • Working towards weekly and monthly targets as allocated by management.
  • Maintain positive and strong communications with the company on your progress at all times.
  • Potential for future account management of existing clients at a later date.

About You as the Business Development Executive:

  • People skills and established relationship building at a senior stakeholder level.
  • 12-18 months previous experience in a field based B2B sales role using a consultative selling approach.
  • Full UK drivers licence.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Driven by your ambition and own results with an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Resilient, confident, and tenacious with an engaging personality.
  • Have the confidence and professionalism to liaise with business owners/decision makers.

Benefits as the Business Development Executive:

  • Extensive onboarding plan with excellent training.
  • 26 days holiday Plus Bank Holidays.
  • Free, on-site parking.
  • Company pension.
  • Canteen.
  • Office Social Opportunities each quarter and Christmas Party.

Please note by applying for this role you give consent for ER Recruitment to retain your CV for up to 24 months for the purposes of assisting you to find your next role unless you notify us otherwise.

While we aim to get back to all applicants, if you do not receive a response within 7 working days then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

We are here to help with your career so please send a copy of your CV to us. If you know of anyone else who is looking for their next opportunity, please feel free to refer them to us or pass on our details.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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