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Business Development Executive

  • Location:

    Lincoln

  • Sector:

    Commercial

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £22000 to £28000

  • Contact phone:

    Mohammed Alexander

  • Contact email:

    malexander@executives.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

  • Job ref:

    J114

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-24

Job Title:          Business Development

Location:          Lincoln

Contract:          Permanent

Salary:             £22,000 - £28,000 (£45k+ OTE)

 

An exciting opportunity has become available for a sales/ business development professional to join an established and successful team within an award-winning software company.

 

This role is to establish and retain business growth opportunities within the existing customer base and find sales opportunities by fostering relationships with customers. The role will include contacting customers when they enquire to qualify leads and proactively reaching out to customers to generate new enquiries.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Contacting the existing customer base to establish rapport and generate leads.
  • Be the initial contact for enquiries that come into the business to qualify leads.
  • Researching our customers to identify customers that are growing or industries that are booming.
  • Identifying lost sales and actively contacting customers to re-gain interest.
  • Identify potential decision makers within a business and find ways to contact them.
  • Understand businesses pain points & issues and be able to explain how these can be overcome.
  • Attend conferences and trade shows.
  • Deliver consistent results for generation of leads.
  • Gain and maintain relationships with customers and actively ask them to refer new businesses.

 

SKILLS REQUIRED

 

  • Previous Business Development experience.
  • Experience using CRM systems.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships with all customers of all sizes and sectors.
  • Enthusiasm, positivity, and a solution focused mentality.
  • An understanding of general business operations, common pain points and the impacts these can have.
  • Strong computer skills (including Microsoft Office).
  • Planning and organisational skills.
  • Ability to flourish with minimal guidance, be proactive and handle uncertainty.

 

BENEFITS

 

  • Additional holiday for your birthday, and for each year you work with us.
  • Flexitime and flexible breaks to provide that all important work life balance.
  • Hybrid working between the office and home.
  • Wellbeing support and professional mental health support.
  • Subsidised ‘Hive’ café, offering food and beverage options throughout your day.
  • Team events and perks, including free lunches on ‘Team Days’.
  • Annual team and company events, including our annual ‘Colleague Awards’ night.
  • A company gym to use throughout the week.
  • Colleague discounts from local and national providers.
  • We also offer other occupational benefits including death in service and critical illness cover.