Business Development Executive

Posted 4 April by Ascendant Recruitment Easy Apply

Business Development Executive


Basic £20,000 plus uncapped commission

(realistic commission circa £10k)

MK43 (office based)

A new exciting opportunity has arisen to join an outstanding organisation offering great benefits and career progression.

Reporting into the Head of UK Sales key responsibilities, include, but are not limited to:

  • Winning new business, account retention & growth
  • Strong relationship, sales and customer service skills
  • Efficient and effective time management with clear and transparent call records
  • Organise, despatch and follow up of marketing literature by email and post
  • Provide quotations and follow up within specified timescales
  • Setting up of relevant customer pricing schedules
  • Process customers' orders and deal with queries
  • Manage customer revenue and profit expenditure
  • Associated administration, including new and updated data entry onto company CRM/Back Office system
  • Achievement of new business sales & profit & growth targets set by the company
  • Returns level as a percentage of sales & revenue amount

Skills and experience required for this role

  • Professional, target driven, confident, all round sales & business individual
  • excellent telephone sales and customer service skills
  • Minimum 2 years previous industry related experience in B2B sales
  • Musty be a solid team player with good people skills and the ability to work in an international group environment
  • Proficient in written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient PC skills (MS Office)
  • Commercially astute with excellent English and Maths analytical capabilities
  • Key basic attributes of hard work, organisation, planning, focus, determination and resilience are required in abundance to succeed in this exciting but challenging role

If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you!

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 48 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a consultant as quickly as possible and if you are shortlisted we will aim to call you within two working days.

If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent. Typically only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!

Required skills

  • Sales CRM Business Development Account Management

Reference: 34827595

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