Business Development Executive - Print

£17000 - £20000 per annum
03 Jan 2017
31 Jan 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
This expanding retailer and manufacturer of print is looking for a commercially aware, entrepreneurially minded, Business Development Executive to play a key role in developing new areas of business for the brand.

After an intensive induction programme you will become a product specialist, responsible for delivering key projects built around new products and services to existing high value customers as well as helping win new business and identifying opportunities.

The role involves a large amount of client exposure so you will be a confident communicator with a proactive attitude.

You will play a significant role in developing the brand and there is significant opportunity to progress for the right candidate, as well as an uncapped bonus structure that's based on your performance.

The essential functions of this role include, but are not limited to;

- Identifying new opportunities within the market

- Recognising client growth opportunities from the web channel
- Using customer feedback to help inform strategy decisions
- Helping to refine the range of products and services
- Developing existing client accounts
- Helping to find and win new clients
- Effective management of your own time
- Taking ownership of dealing with client queries
- Creation and delivery of tender responses and quotations
- Providing insights and reporting to management
- Liaise with finance team to monitor credit and account spend
- Adherence to company policies and procedures

Essential Skills and Abilities

- You will be educated to A-level standard or equivalent.
- You have previous experience of working within a customer facing environment.
- You are confident user of Excel, Word, Outlook and the Internet.
- You will have the ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines, whilst still working with precision and a high level of attention to detail.
- You are a confident communicator, both face to face, over the phone and via email.
- You will have the ability to work independently and have a pro-active attitude.
- You will have the desire to improve on your own knowledge.
- You will be a team player.

Desirable Skills and Abilities

- You will be educated to Degree level, ideally in a related subject.
- You have previously worked in a sales role.
- It would be desirable if you have previous print experience, although this is not essential.
- You will be personable, perhaps with previous experience in a customer facing role
- You will be comfortable working with basic calculations and numbers

The Company

The group an established yet rapidly expanding retailer and manufacturer of Print who has made it onto the Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 list for the past two years. The team is located just 10 minutes from junction 36 of the M1 near Wath Upon Dearne in South Yorkshire. The starting salary for this role is circa £17,000 - £20,000 per annum + competitive commission structure.

- Bupa Healthcare after three months service
- Free onsite parking
- 5.6 weeks holidays
- Open plan office environment

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