Graduate Business Development Executive

Bluefire Consulting Ltd
11 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title:Graduate Business Development Executive; Area Sales Representative
Territory:Covering the North of London specifically around Cambridge, Stevenage and Chelmsford
Salary:£22-£25k basic salary plus car and benefits

The Role:

Bluefire Consulting are looking to recruit an Interior Design graduate for the Graduate Business Development Executive; Area Sales Representative; Sales Executive opening to work for a well-established Furniture and Giftware company covering the Cambridge, Stevenage and Chelmsford area and surrounding patches. The main duties of the role involve:
*Delivering presentation of products at customer sites and at conferences and exhibitions
*Maintaining company's contact management database with accurate up-to date contact and activity details
*Providing regular and comprehensive feedback from potential customers to enhance product performance and service delivery
*Identifying potential business opportunities and devise a development plan to bring that business to fruition
*Maintaining and managing contact with existing and potential customers in order to promote sales and deliver detailed account plans and prioritise customer relations
*Responsible for own continuous personal development including keeping up to date with new and existing products
*Preparing for monthly onsite performance reviews and participating in sales meetings
*Positively utilising all resources including sales department, transport department and the purchasing department for cost effective sales delivery
*Identifying opportunities for new products to enhance existing product ranges
*Monitoring and reporting the activity of competitors and potential collaborators to identify business opportunities and risks
*Understanding the Company target market and how products and services successfully fit in that market and communicating this to clients

The Candidate:
The successful Graduate Business Development Executive; Area Sales Representative; Sales Executive must be able to demonstrate a passion and interest for furniture and hold a degree level, or equivalent qualification, in Interior Design. You should be able to display a strong sense of customer service and ideally have a sales background. The ideal Graduate Business Development Executive; Area Sales Representative; Sales Executive will have held a field sales role before - this is highly desirable but not essential. A full UK driver's license is essential for this role.

The Client:

Our client are a well-established, supplier of luxury furniture and giftware into high end retailers nationwide. One of the largest UK trade wholesalers they pride themselves on their high quality, versatile product range and exclusive clientele. This is not a "hard sales" position but more a consultative account management role.

The Package:

£22-£25k basic salary
Ongoing bespoke training and development
Ipad and Mobile Phone
Company Car
Pension Scheme

Bluefire Consulting Ltd is a recruitment agency working on behalf of our client.

Reference: 13072SB