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Business Development Executive - Home Based

£30K - £35K Basic Salary + OTE
  • Ref: 3439
  • Permanent
  • Greater London

Our client is looking for a results-driven Business Development Executive to join the team. The successful candidate will focus on generating leads and supporting the development of these opportunities from determining requirements in client meetings and from RFPs to writing initial proposals. You will be a focused and self-motivated individual with a natural ability to build relationships over the phone as well as an ability to write strategically and creatively with an understanding of large corporate business environments. Previous experience meeting targets within a B2B industry is required. You will be part of an exciting, dynamic working environment and receive a competitive salary and compensation package, training, and mentoring. Within this role there are development opportunities to progress further in the Sales consulting team. Our client is based in central London. Remote working will be considered for this role, though occasional travel to London and elsewhere will be required.

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Responsibilities

  • Use leads generated by marketing campaigns, industry events, website leads etc to book meetings with potential buyers.
  • Use outbound activities to generate leads in targeted organisations.
  • Maintaining a pipeline of meetings for the Sales team.
  • Responding to warm leads including web enquiries and inbound calls.
  • Understanding the business objectives of our clients and being alert to new business opportunities.
  • Assisting in the successful articulation of business requirements, and crafting solutions to meet those requirements, presenting them to clients and closing business.
  • Maintaining the company’s sales information system.
  • Writing content for social media, press releases and submissions for industry awards.
  • Digital content creation including blogs, articles and whitepapers.

Skills

• An excellent telephone manner and command of oral and written English
• Comfortable presenting online and face-to-face
• Strong influencing and negotiation skills 
• Self-starter with a desire for early responsibility
• A passion to learn and develop professionally
• A creative and persuasive verbal and written communicator with an eye for detail and accuracy
• Strong IT literacy Microsoft Office, WordPress, Salesforce

Experience

  • A minimum of 18 months sales, account management, bid writing or business development experience is required

Education

  • 21 or above in any degree or equivalent sales experience in a relevant industry
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Tamara Atherton

Tamara Atherton

Tamara has an excellent combination of experience in business development and recruitment. Tamara works closely with Nick Bate, focusing on recruitment for sales, customer success and marketing professionals in the L&D sector. If you are looking to hire a sales professional, get in touch with Tamara.

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