Graduate Business Development Specialist

Chiltern Recruitment Ltd
High Wycombe
15 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

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