Business Development Executive

Position: Business Development Executive

Location: Toome

Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £25,000 to £27,000 per annum (dependant on experience) Commission bonus added on a quarterly basis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identifying and qualifying new sales leads
  • Pitching products
  • Maintaining relationships with existing customers
  • Generating leads, day-to-day duties typically include:
  • You will be provided with leads and generate your own leads, targeting B2B
  • Researching organisation’s and individual’s online to identify new leads and potential new markets
  • Contacting potential customers via email or phone to establish rapport and set up meetings
  • Presenting over the phone to decision makers
  • Contacting clients to inform them about new developments in the company’s products
  • Developing quotes and proposals
  • Negotiating and renegotiating by phone, email, and in person.
  • Daily contact with Area Sales Managers (field based) to facilitate ongoing account management.
  • Daily usage of IT systems and procedures to ensure accuracy
  • Sales calls completed as guided by Business Development Manager and in line with company promotions and marketing campaigns to achieve agreed sales targets.
  • Take orders and resolve customer issues (for certain new customers they will be the primary contact)
  • Do customer accompaniments around the Design Centre to showcase the Uform portfolio.
  • Any other duties as delegated by Management.

Essential Criteria:

  • Excellent communication and listening skills.
  • 5 GCSE passes or equivalent including Grade C in English and Maths
  • A minimum of 1-2 years’ experience working in a sales/customer services role in a high volume-based business.
  • Be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office – word, excel, powerpoint.
  • A working knowledge/experience in the use of CRM System, Sales Logix and Sage.
  • Proven ability to manage hourly/daily deadlines.
  • Strong ability for multi-tasking and good attention to detail in all tasks.
  • Professional and customer-focused face to face and on the telephone.

Ashton Recruitment is acting as an employment agency.


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