Business Development Executive

19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Development Executive

£22,000 - £25,000 basic salary

Realistic OTE of £30k - £50k (uncapped commission)

Peninsula are the leading provider of employment law and health & safety services in the UK. Established since 1983, we have over 35,000 businesses who have already integrated Peninsula to work as part of their HR and Health and Safety departments. Headquartered in Manchester, Peninsula employs over a 1000 people across the UK, Ireland and Australia.

Due to continued success and growth we are now looking to recruit a Business Development Executive to join our sales team based in Manchester City Centre.

We offer a fast paced and highly rewarding environment for our sales team, where we will provide you will all the tools to succeed and earn big. Within the role you will identify new business opportunities within the SME market. You will be working alongside a field sales colleague and between you; you will be selling the fantastic services Peninsula have to offer to the SME market

Duties will include:

  • Contacting SME business owners via the telephone to generate new business leads
  • Booking quality sales appointments for your field based colleague to attend and close
  • Maintaining a database of customers for business development purposes
  • Assisting with the development and implementation of marketing strategies to generate new business
  • Keeping up to date with competitors and changes within the marketplace
  • Ensuring that customers understand all aspects of our services

Skills and experience required:

  • Previous telesales or sales experience is essential
  • Enthusiastic and engaging with confidence to build relationships and overcome objections
  • Money motivated and used to working to sales targets

This is a fantastic opportunity to further develop your career in sales whilst working for a market leading organisation that has been voted in the "times Top 100" Companies to work for 2014, 2015 and 2016. Our Business Development Executive are partnered with some of the most talented salespeople in the UK, allowing them to quite literally learn from the best.

If you feel you have the skills and experience for this position, please apply today!