Business Development Executive

Smart Recruitment
Newton Solney
£22,000 per annum
06 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

SALARY & BENEFITS: £23,000 - £25,000 + commission OTE - £35, 000+

JOB TITLE: Business Development Executive


Smart Recruitment is one of the Top Recruiters in the UK within the Driving, Industrial and Office sectors. We have been established for 11 years and have seen significant year on year growth. Never has it been more exciting to join a local, leading recruiter.

At Smart you will be a valued team member and will be part of a company that will invest in your career over the long-term as well as providing you with all the opportunities you need to quickly move up the career ladder.


This role is one in which you will make outbound sales calls to local businesses to establish whether they would be interested in using our recruitment services. You will book meetings with those companies for you to attend as our sales representative with a view to converting them in to a new customer. You will also be responsible for re-establishing business income from clients who have spent with us in the past but are not currently spending.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, an outgoing & confident personality and a desire to succeed in life.


  • Growing the existing client base
  • Proactively developing client relationships over the phone and arranging meetings for you to attend
  • Identifying opportunities, creating new sales leads and meeting revenue targets
  • Using appropriate marketing tools & strategies to assist in the achievement of targets


  • Enthusiastic team player with a drive to succeed
  • Target driven and able to motivate other team members
  • Strong partnership and relationship building style with clients
  • Self motivated, with the ability to work proactively on own initiative as well as within a close knit team
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Excellent time management and organisational abilities
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • A commitment to developing self and others
  • Strong analytical approach and attention to detail
  • A flexible approach to their work


  • A strong basic salary + commission
  • Promotion is based on performance and not on length of service
  • Fast track promotion opportunities

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