Business Development Executive - Proposals & Tenders
Excellent, challenging and exciting opportunity working in a busy European marketing department for a global health and fitness equipment brand.
Business Development Executive (Partner Tenders & Proposals) - Flexi-Hours - Global Fitness Brand
Frimley, Camberley, UK
Excellent Salary (DOE) + Company Benefits Package + Great people & work environment
Part-Time - Flexi-Hours (e.g. 10am to 4pm) - 27.5 hours based on 10am to 4pm with half an hour for lunch
Who we are:
Part of a global sporting brand we are one of the world’s leading fitness equipment manufacturers, supplying premium fitness machines for workouts that feel smooth and natural. Our equipment is chosen by fitness facilities, hotels and individual exercisers in over 90 countries across the world.
The Business Development Executive Opportunity:
Reporting to the Marketing Manager (EMEA Partners), the purpose of the Business Development Executive is to provide specialist support to partners/distributors during the process of tendering for major business, as well as to provide general support to the Marketing Manager.
The candidate will be expected to produce proposal and tender documents, presentations and support materials to an exceptionally high standard. This will involve briefing agencies, coordinating input from other departments, and working in close conjunction with senior B2B sales team members. Remaining time will be spent providing administrative & marketing support.
Qualifications & Skills:
+ Marketing or business-related degree (or equivalent)
+ High level literacy, numeracy, communication and organisational skills
+ Exceptional attention to detail, with excellent grammar, punctuation and spelling
+ Knowledge/experience of writing tenders/proposals to win new business
+ Highly motivated, driven and proactive team player – ability to ‘pick up the phone and make things happen’, and an ability to create alignment both inside and outside the organisation
+ Fluent in English (Russian or Arabic would be an advantage)
+ Interest in health and fitness (preferably knowledge of gym environment)
+ Fully computer literate, in particular Microsoft Powerpoint, Excel and Word
+ Willingness to travel occasionally within EMEA
+ Ability to work well with a variety of countries/languages and apply cultural sensitivity
+ Driving license
+ Previous business development experience (intern/assistant level)
+ Knowledge of the B2B sales process would be an advantage
+ Producing ‘business winning’ proposal and tender documents, assisting B2B sales directors / managers by coordinating the various elements required for such documents
+ Creation of presentations and other sales / marketing support materials
+ Data gathering, report generation, research and market analysis
+ Using initiative to further improve business development practices
+ Guiding and monitoring distributors on correct use of proposal and tender resources
+ General marketing support, including some administrative duties.
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