Business Development Executive

Bermuda Park
£20,000 per annum
08 Oct 2017
26 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job title: Business Development Executive

Reporting to: Sales Manager

Salary: £20,000 - £30,000

Hours: Full Time

Location: Coventry

Purpose of the position

Successful candidates will be required to establish new business through development in relevant markets and to identify potential areas of growth through targeted pro active new sales, leads generation and retention.

Responsibilities & KPI's


  • Own and manage a database of approx 200-300 potential accounts
  • Cold call multiple buying points in each account to position the relevant curriculum areas
  • Build positive, long-standing relationships with each contact point
  • Follow up leads generated by marketing in a timely manner
  • Liaise with internal Subject Matter Experts to provide the right course / service for each client requirement
  • Take part in company-wide, weekly call-out days
  • Manage customer information on the CRM
  • Use internally-generated reports to analyse strengths and weaknesses / buying patterns
  • Take accountability for excellent customer service in every interaction
  • Take ownership of a monthly invoicing and GM (sit down profit in month) target
  • Spend an average of 120 minutes per day on the telephone
  • Hit / over-achieve invoicing and gross margin targets
  • Increase the number of buying customers in the Central Region
  • Increase the spend per customer in the Central Region
  • Continuously improve NPI (customer service) ratings.
Skills, Competencies and Qualifications
  • Graduate looking for their first role in a sales environment
  • Graduate with 1-2 years in sales
  • Non-graduate with a proven history of an entrepreneurial background or has 1-2 years of sales experience
  • Non-graduate looking for a sales role in a larger, more dynamic organisation
  • Ideal for someone looking for a new career in a fast-paced environment
  • Confident and determined
  • Trustworthy and honest
  • Can work in the customer's best interests
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to operate well and contribute to a strong team environment
  • Self-motivated and highly driven
  • Ability to identify new opportunities and deliver against them
Work experience & skills
  • Pro Active Business Development
  • Outbound Calling
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Strong Use o
Personal qualities & behavioural traits

Integrity - We will: Be open and honest. Have trust and respect for each other. Act in the best interests of the whole business. Share knowledge and experience.

Commitment - We will: Deliver our obligations to clients and colleagues. Take individual responsibility and be proactive in delivering what we promise. Champion equality, diversity and inclusion. Support our communities and protect the environment.

Service - We will: Understand our clients and exceed their expectations. Provide exceptional value. Deliver the highest quality service. Strive to continually improve and enhance our services.

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