Business Development Executive

Posted 03/07/2024 by Diamond Search Recruitment Ltd

Dartford, Kent
£35,000/annum plus attractive perks / benefits!

Diamond Search Recruitment are delighted to be representing our client, a well established yet still rapidly growing company in the construction market. Our client are now seeking a dynamic and results-driven Business Development Executive to join the team. As a key player in the organisation, you will play a crucial role in supporting growth across construction projects by cultivating and generating leads for the external (field-based) sales representatives.

Working within beautiful modern, contemporary office space, our client offer competitive remuneration plus: 

  • Up to 32 days annual leave (incl Bank Holiday)
  • Free, healthy lunches provided
  • Free onsite parking
  • Company social events

About the Role:

  • Research and Outbound Calling: Make proactive outbound calls targeting both prospects and current customers to raise awareness, build relationships and secure appointments. There will be a particular focus to research and make outbound calls to construction projects to help solve problems on site, this will be supporting your assigned External Sales Representative and relevant Internal Account Manager.
  • Lead Generation, Appointment Booking and Opportunity Hunting: using tools such as WhatsApp, LinkedIn, video conferencing, online databases, to identify and generate quality leads and opportunities that can be converted into appointments, essentially managing the diary of your External Sales Representative.
  • Exceed Set KPIs: focusing on quality conversations, opportunities gained, and booking appointments.
  • CRM Management: Support the External Sales Representatives by maintaining and updating contacts, accounts, and projects in the CRM system. Including logging of notes and following up External Sales Representatives visits, actioning any associated admin.
  • Partner with assigned External Sales Representative: focused on opening new accounts, identifying opportunities and building existing business relationships to drive growth. You will be the External Sales Representatives business development support so will assist with Mail-merges, Admin tasks, pulling reports/spend reports and other tasks to aid those on the road to be focused.

About You:

  • Proven experience in a similar role with a strong focus on Business Development, preferably in a fast-paced sales environment, and be able to stay organised in this type of environment.
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proficiency in using CRM systems and other relevant software applications.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask effectively.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain positive relationships with clients and internal stakeholders.

Join this great team and work for an employer who will truly value you! Apply today! 

Diamond Search Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency regarding this vacancy. 

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