Business Development Associate

Recruiter
GB Solutions
Location
Berkshire
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
12 May 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Business Development Associate – Bracknell

Salary - £20,000 - £30,000 plus Pension, Performance Bonus, Company Benefits and Qualification Support

We have a perfect opportunity for a driven and ambitious professional to develop their Financial Services career. Working in conjunction with Business Development Managers, the candidate will generate IFA prospects and assist the BDMs in developing successful, long-term relationships with IFAs.

Your main responsibilities will include:

* Building and developing relationships with IFAs, both internal and external
* Prospecting external IFAs and qualifying leads for BDMs
* Providing management information to drive activity and business
* Developing knowledge of the IFA market and current investment products in the market
* Willingness to learn and understand IFAs needs fully
* Desire to further develop career within a sale orientated role
* Respond efficiently to all requests and queries from BDMs and IFAs

Desired skills required:

* Relationship building
* Strong attention to detail
* Excellent communication and presentation skills
* Impeccable work ethic
* Strong administrative and organisation skills, with the ability to support others
* Multi-tasking
* Confident telephone manner
* Self-starter, motivated by success and financial reward

You don’t have to have an existing investment qualification or previous industry experience within Financial Services but this would be beneficial but not required.

In return you will receive:

* The opportunity to develop your career in a progressive, dynamic organisation
* A commitment in supporting your professional development
* Discretionary bonus linked to the performance of the BDM team
* Genuine opportunities to progress in asset management sales
* Opportunity to take further investment qualifications
* Company benefits such as share options and food/drink provided in the office

GB Solutions is a market leading specialist recruitment agency. We are based just off the M5 between Cheltenham and Gloucester, within easy reach of Bristol, Swindon, Oxford, Reading, Birmingham and South Wales. Specialists in permanent recruitment we also provide temporary, interim and fixed term solutions. As a member of the REC, we are committed to working to the highest possible standards for our candidates and clients.

If you would like to speak with one of our consultants about a specific role or help with your career search in the areas we recruit for, please do not hesitate to contact us

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