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Business Development Executive

Posted 14 March by polkadotfrog Ltd Easy Apply Ended

TITLE: Business Development Executive

BUSINESS FUNCTION: Sales

LOCATION: Ipswich

HOURS: Mon - Friday 9am - 5pm

SALARY: £18-22 up to 40k uncapped commission

Opportunity

The primary purpose of this role is to identify, qualify and close new business customers for our award-winning SaaS company secretarial software. Principally phone-based, you’ll be calling accountancy firms and other selected prospective customers, establishing their need for the product and managing the sales cycle through to completion.

What your work environment will be like

Multi-award winning online company secretarial software solution, supporting over 75,000 UK companies.

What you’ll be doing

Respond to new leads quickly and professionally

Regular outbound calls to targeted prospects

Communicate and sell the benefits and value the product offers potential customers

Be conversant with key features, able to answer questions and demonstrate the product

Build a strong pipeline, manage the sales cycle and close new business

Meticulously manage prospect data within our CRM system and report sales progress

Represent the company at events and exhibitions

Take responsibility for achieving sales goals

Collaborate with marketing, product and customer service teams to achieve business goals

The role will grow to include management of other sales staff

What we’re looking for

Proven track record of selling products or service solutions over the phone

Experience selling B2B to directors, partners or C level

Enthusiastic, self-motivated and focused on meeting targets and exceeding goals

Strong interpersonal skills with ability to build rapport with a customer over the phone

Outstanding communicator, both verbally and written

Able to learn new information quickly and relay this to customers

Persuasive and solutions-oriented

Strong systems, processes and CRM focus

Experience with SaaS platforms or software sales highly desirable

Team leadership experience desirable

Experience with accountancy, legal, financial or professional services industries desirable

What you will receive in return

Competitive salary

Progression within the role

At polkadotfrog recruitment we do our very best to ensure both client and candidate satisfaction. Our team of Specialist Consultants have the skills, experience and passion to deliver a professional, personal and quality service. Our mission is to build long-term relationships and help clients and candidates find the perfect match.

With offices in Cambridge, Ipswich, Norwich and Peterborough we specialise in the Office Support, Sales, Marketing, Finance, HR, IT, Legal and Shipping & Transport sectors across all levels.

Whilst we would love to get back to every applicant, it is not always possible, so if you haven’t heard from us within 5 days, please note that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Reference: 34349649

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