Business Development Executive (Home Based)

Dearden Interim Ltd
08 May 2017
07 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Title:Business Development Executive

Location: South East (Reigate, Surrey)
Home Based
Some travel mainly to London /conferences

Salary: £30k plus £10k bonus. £40k OTE

(All staff earned maximum bonus this year on company profitability, as both companies have just had record years in terms of both sales and profitability).

Duration: Permanent Full-time or Part-time (Pro-rata)

We are recruiting for a Business Development Executive to work with our two sister companies who specialise in H.R Turnaround and Transformation consultancy, mainly to the public sector. They have recently developed a software offering for these sectors too. Home based, location preference close to Reigate, Surrey

More in-depth detail of the companies can be found on their websites:


Dearden HR:

The Role:
You will be responsible for securing appointments for the product specialists to sell the companies bespoke range of Business Consultancy Services and Software to clients throughout the UK.

You will feel supported within this role while also gaining the freedom to develop your own strategy to effectively secure new appointments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Secure appointments with targeted key contacts from the contact database, in order that face-to-face meetings happen

  • Coordinate and monitor activity on sales plans before monthly sales meetings where you will meet and agree actions with the Sales Director

  • Monitor and support the contacts database

  • Prepare, chase and coordinate quoting activity

  • Produce press releases and LinkedIn profiles - working closely with the Finance Director to support this

  • Support marketing of new products

  • Direct selling as the role develops especially of software products


  • Experience working within a similar B2B role

  • Confident telephone skills speaking with prospective clients at all levels

  • Strong communication skills

  • Strong grammar and writing skills

  • Self-starter who is enthusiastic, organised and focused

  • Initiative - ability to manage own work load, provide ideas and feedback to colleagues

  • Knowledge of the public sector would be desirable

Please note; due to the amount of applications we receive, it is impossible to provide each individual with personal feedback on their application. Whilst we do our very best to get back to everyone in a timely manner, please assume that if you have not heard from us in 2 weeks of sending your CV, that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.