Business Development Executive

Recruiter
Gradion Services Ltd
Location
Manchester
Salary
20000.0000
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Business Development Executive

To £22k Basic + Comm (OTE £30k + uncapped)

Software Solutions

Based: Styal Road, Manchester (M22)

The Company:

Our client is an established software solutions provider. This is an exciting opportunity to join a business that has a very strong track record of success in the UK over the last 7 years and are looking at International development. A new role has been created for an experienced Business Development Executive (Internal sales) to come on board and pro-actively contribute to the ongoing growth of their business.

The Role:

The primary focus of this role is, on a day-to-day basis, to investigate, research and contact relevant contacts within target accounts to open-up conversations about their product & services from organisations based in the UK. From here you will qualify and find the relevant decision maker, and engage in a meaningful and knowledgeable conversation with your contact to find a potential need or opportunity, with the objective being to generate qualified meetings for the new business sales team.

Duties:

  • Generating leads and opportunities through outbound, strategic & targeted prospecting
  • Investigate, research and contact relevant contacts within target accounts to open-up conversations about their product & services from organisations based in the UK and Global
  • Telephone sales to directors and senior contacts in the target market to raise awareness and promote their software solutions
  • Book qualified new business meetings with decision makers with the aim of generating new business revenue
  • Achieve monthly sales targets i.e. activity and performance targets
  • Strategic calling to leverage business from new and established relationships
  • Identify target companies and organisations, through proactive lead generation and use of internal data and information
  • Collaborating with field sales teams
  • Pipeline management with daily and weekly sales reports
  • Knowledge of social media platforms such as LinkedIn, Twitter
  • Identifying and researching new qualified prospects in a vertical target markets
  • Assist in E-shot marketing campaigns

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Client Relationships, Negotiation, Prospecting Skills, Meeting Sales Goals, Creativity, Sales Planning, Independence, Motivation, Computer literate.
  • A good standard of education
  • Experience and proof of consistently achieving targets in a similar role
  • Have a dynamic and flexible working attitude.
  • New business focus
  • Ability to cold call with confidence on the phone

To find out more or to apply, please forward your CV quoting Ref: Grad1703 or contact us