Business Development Executive

Recruiter
Adecco
Location
Ellesmere
Salary
£34000 - £36000/annum commission
Posted
13 Jun 2017
Closes
13 Jul 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a leading global company, based in their UK offices in Ellesmere. This is a brand new role hence why my client is looking for a pro-active, driven individual to make & develop this role within the business. Experience of Sales within Manufacturing, Distribution or Engineering business would be an advantage.
Reporting to Head of Sales, supporting five Field Sales representatives, you will be responsible for proactively supporting the team in the identification and qualification of prospective customers and new markets, growing new business to meet the Company's strategic objectives.

KEY DUTIES:

* To establish and develop strong business relationships with prospective customers to generate new business opportunities.

* Proactively generate qualified sales leads in order to identify all key business opportunities and arrange appointments with the customer for the Sales Team.

* To complete market research which covers areas such as competition, pricing, products, new products, Industry and Economic changes.

* To develop relationships with and supply relevant information to the Sales Team where there are strong opportunities for future business.

* To actively promote products and/or services to our existing target customer database & any prospecting list.

* To provide a superior level of service to all customers when handling customer calls.

* To assist the Sales Team in the development and delivery of marketing campaigns.

* To prioritise workload to maximise sales potential and exceed customer service expectations.

* Use the CRM system effectively, ensuring accurate management of customer information are updated accordingly.

* Attended customer visits with Sales Team where required.

* To provide additional support as requested by management.

* Attend and participate sales meetings and exhibitions as required.
QUALIFICATIONS
Essential:

* GCSE level including Maths & English Preferred:

* Sales or Marketing qualification i.e. ISMM
EXPERIENCE
Essential:

* Working in a proactive 'Outbound' sales environment which involves taking the lead and using initiative to develop and establish customer relations
* Experience of conducting market research and assisting with marketing campaigns

Competencies
Essential:

* Excellent verbal communication skills and telephone manner
* Customer focused
* Resilient and real desire to succeed
* Attention to detail
* Planning and organisational skills
* IT Skills
* Commercial acumen
* Self-Motivated
* Team Player
Preferred:

* Experience of Sales within Manufacturing or Engineering business to business Industry
* Presentation skills

Date: January 2017

Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer