Business Development Executive

Posted 16 March by 2i Recruit Ltd Easy Apply Ending soon

Business Development Executive - Godalming

£20,000 + OTE up to £11,000

Our client is seeking a Business Development Executive to generate new business sales opportunities in a commission based role. The ideal candidate will be bright, strong, articulate and outgoing.


  • Generate qualified new sales opportunities with key stakeholders who have decision making authority with the ambition to exceed personal targets, through research, email campaigning, networking and referrals
  • Maintains a sales funnel of high value opportunities that meet qualification criteria
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of the product to be able to pitch and articulate this to customers in a concise and professional manner
  • Understand competitor solutions to be able to pitch our solution against them
  • Submit standard sales metrics, e.g. weekly forecasts, pipeline, funnel, monthly progress and business reports on a regular and timely basis
  • Maintains the CRM system effectively for opportunity and contact management


  • Graduate Degree desirable but not essential
  • Ideally - 1 year + related new business sales experience (but not essential)
  • New business and appointment setting experience is vital
  • Possess strong consultative and solution selling skills
  • Experience in developing excellent relationship and networking skills, working well in a team but also independently
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and a good listener
  • Enthusiastic, competitive, high degree of integrity, self-motivated, positive attitude, proactive approach to work, and a confident approach to closing business
  • A desire to understand a product in depth and passionate about communicating customer benefits

Reference: 34699902

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