Graduate Business Development Specialist
This is a full time, permanent position.
Do you have entrepreneurial spirit? Are you driven to achieve business development targets? Would you like to develop a career in sales within a reputable business?
Our client is seeking an enthusiastic and determined graduate to join their successful sales team. The suitable candidate will possess a hunger to succeed and a passion to achieve whilst being target driven and dedicated.
The company will coach and train you on how to win new business and gain excellent financial rewards. You’ll be joining a lively, dynamic team of like-minded individuals who thrive on success.
Duties of the role will include:
- Build a customer base of large, low spend customers with irregular order flow, understand why they are not buying products and eradicate any negativity
- Follow up marketing generated sales leads on a daily basis, improve the conversion rate of our sales leads, and convert a percentage of low / irregular spend customers into regular purchasing customers.
- Work closely with the external team to understand potential new customers.
- Gain updates from other departments on the needs of the business and execute these in line with gaining new customers.
- Promote new Marketing schemes / products.
- Stock profiling & stock clearance deals.
- Understand new customers and what product range they buy. Target business needs to these specific customers.
- Understand price pointing and respect agreed margins.
- Understand the needs of the customer first and foremost.
- Remain calm at all times and ensure the customer needs are met wherever possible, always balancing the needs of the customer against the needs of the business.
- Quote customers on the phone and communicate knowledge of the product range.
The successful candidate will possess the following skills:
- A minimum of a 2:1 degree in any discipline
- Exceptional communication skills
- An ability to provide information directly and efficiently over the telephone
- An excellent telephone manner
- Friendly, polite and articulate
- Passionate and eager
- Ability to show drive and determination
- Dedicated and determined to succeed