Business Development Executive

Recruiter
Adecco
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary
£20000 - £24000/annum OTE £30k+++ uncapped
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Due to continued expansion, this thriving business is looking to recruit an experienced Business Development Representative to join their team.

You will be responsible for:
* Identifying and generating new business qualified leads through direct contact with businesses throughout the UK following on from targeted marketing campaigns
* Booking meetings for the field sales team
* Handling objections and selling solutions
* Advising customers of the capabilities and benefits of working with the business
* Maintaining and expanding the database of prospects
* Managing prospective accounts
* Maintaining a pipeline of opportunity whilst also supporting that of the field sales team
* Understanding the products so as to be able to book an introductory demonstration

You should have :
* Previous outbound B2B telephone based sales experience, preferably with a background in the service sector
* Ability to find and recognise new business / sales opportunities and qualify leads
* Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
* Highly proficient computer skills including MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and CRM experience
* Good decision-making, problem resolution and creative thinking skills
* Ability to multi-task activities with shifting priorities
* A passion for delivering great customer service
* An ability to work in fast-paced, self-directed, entrepreneurial environment with the need for excellent time management skills

37.5 hours Monday - Friday
25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, uncapped commission, occupational sick scheme, company pension scheme, career progression plan, cycle to work scheme, childcare voucher scheme

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