Graduate Business Development Specialist

Recruiter
Chiltern Recruitment Ltd
Location
High Wycombe
Salary
20000.0000
Posted
15 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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