Business Development Executive

Aston Jones Recruitment
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is a flourishing business that is venture capital backed. They have huge, exciting growth ambitions over the next few years. Their culture is important to them and they require staff that have a desire to help shape the future of their business. This role is based in their office located centrally in Manchester.

Role responsibilities:

  • Secure new business through intense, outbound B2B cold calling. You will be talking to new prospects on a daily basis, arranging meetings and online demo's
  • Working alongside the inbound marketing team, nurturing warm leads. You will also be responsible for generating your own leads using a number of strategic search tools
  • Working closely with Senior Account Managers to close deals and bring new clients on board
  • To achieve personal sales and performance targets and contribute to overall company sales targets and objectives
  • Ensure sales are maximised and sales opportunities are identified, particularly in relation to up-sell opportunities
  • Have a consultative sales approach and represent the business in a professional manner at all times
  • Working on new business strategies for future company growth with senior management

Essential requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ outbound sales and B2B account management experience is essential
  • Proven track record of exceeding targets by cold calling
  • Sales track record clearly showing your previous revenue success
  • A creative ability, coupled with an engaging personality and excellent interpersonal skills to relate to customers at the appropriate level (speaking with MDs, FDs, CEOs etc)
  • Computer literate with an analytical mind
  • The interpersonal skills necessary to develop business relationships
  • Highly self-motivated, strong work ethic, with the ability to motivate others is essential

For the right candidate they are offering a fantastic package:

  • Competitive base salary up to £23,000 depending on experience
  • Generous commission structure with great earning potential
  • Genuine career progression
  • Fantastic, unrivalled working environment and atmosphere
  • Office working hours
  • Regular team incentives including lunch clubs!

This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful and growing team of professionals at an exciting time. My client is interviewing now so send your CV asap to be considered for this role.