Business Development Executive
Michael Page are looking for a Business Development Executive to be based in Gateshead.
A leading business services/ business consultancy with a track record of over 30 years' in their field. An international player as well as a market leader, they pride themselves in hiring only people of the highest calibre and maintain a rigorous selection process to ensure it.
Reporting into the Sales Manager, you will be responsible for managing a defined set of clients who will range from international conglomerates through to rapidly expanding SME's. An office based role, you will target clients within your local geography initially creating interest through your telephone sales skills before meeting them face to face to close the deal. You will receive extensive classroom and on the job training enabling you to further develop ability to converse confidently and successfully with senior decision makers in the corporate world. Successful candidates will display the breadth of skills to take a sale from 'cradle to grave', have the speed of thought to spot angles to up-sell and cross-sell as well as the resilience to deal with the inevitable bad days.
To be successful in this role, candidates will be bright and possess a high level of verbal dexterity and reasoning. Highly confident, you will possess an inbuilt desire to be successful and a willingness to make the commitment that being successful requires. You must be able to display a track record of high achievement both in and out of work. These are entry level roles aimed at those individuals with high potential who are seeking a business who will invest in them - specific experience is not essential but commitment and desire are. In addition to the above you will be a team player and enjoy having fun.
Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents.
Competitive salary + private health care scheme + pension + cycle to work + childcare vouchers