Business Development Executive

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Business Development Executive

  • Location: Wokingham
  • Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Bonus and Benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 5 days ago

  • Sector: Technical Sales Recruitment
  • Contact: Hardeep Rupal
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Expiry Date: 09 August 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH52092_1720611711

Company & Job Overview:
Our Client has a vacancy for Business Development Executive to drive new and existing sales by generating/ nurturing leads and existing accounts. This is a fixed-term role (12 months) covering maternity leave. The company provides signage solutions into the workplace mainly in manufacturing and logistics/ distribution environments.

In Brief:

  • Maturing live quotations through site visits and building relationships with commercial teams and buying contacts.
  • Qualifying leads and maintaining CRM records.
  • Drive increase in product listings with distributors.
  • Identifying and developing new sales opportunities.
  • Managing new business and quotation pipeline.

The Role:

  • Targeting leads from our key audiences, predominantly B2B distributors in the warehouse and industrial settings.
  • Identifying key decision makers - actively target for F2F Meetings to build relationships.
  • Target live quotations to close.
  • Following up on leads from specific campaigns, such as events and exhibitions, sponsored digital lead generation and email marketing.
  • Account-based approach to progressing key prospects, using multiple channels - LinkedIn, email, phone, etc. to develop relationships and nurture the opportunity to progress to enquiry/order/product listings.
  • Work towards a monthly sales target

Skills, Experience & Attributes:

  • Experience in New Business Development and Account Management in a B2B environment
  • Developing an understanding of the company and the industry in which it operates, and the challenges that it faces from internal and external factors.
  • The role requires somebody who can generate leads from sometimes cold sources, as well as nurture existing contacts.
  • Being results-orientated and accountable to deliverables is essential, as this role will be measured through set KPIs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with CRM and ERP systems.
  • Fluctuating and short lead times for quotations.
  • An eye for detail and ability to visualise the customer journey while identifying opportunities to improve the customer's experience.
  • Analytical, diligent, tenacious, persistent, and balanced.
  • Capable of working to challenging deadlines and managing multiple tasks efficiently.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Hours: 38.25 hours per week (Monday to Thursday: 8:45 am to 5:30 pm, Friday: 5:00 pm finish)
  • Salary: Up to £35k depending on experience
  • Bonus: Discretionary based on company performance
  • Location: Office-based induction, homeworking flexibility
  • Holiday: 23 days + bank holidays
  • Benefits to be confirmed: Employee Assistance Programme, Health Shield Cash Plan & PERKS platform (post-probation), Life Assurance (after qualifying period)