Graduate Business Development Executive

  • Job Reference: MF55
  • Date Posted: 4 October 2019
  • Recruiter: Advancing People Ltd
  • Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £25,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: 10% performance bonus plus car
  • Sector: Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Advancing People Recruitment Specialists are working with a global technology brand based in Bedford recruiting for a Business Development Executive.

This role provides a fantastic opportunity for graduates with sales experience and a proven sales track record of over achieving targets. There are fantastic career progression opportunities for successful candidates to move into Account Management or Project Management roles within a supportive company.

The role involves providing effective commercial support in order to maximise sales and market share of products. There is also responsibility for managing and delivering projects and programmes which provide growth to the business.

Responsibilities:

  • To build key accounts and develop opportunities within both existing and new markets
  • Delivery of projects
  • Assisting with the development and implementation of the business and marketing plan, working closely with the Sales Manager
  • To maintain a high level of product knowledge and keep abreast of new products and developments both with company and competitor products
  • Ensure CRM (Salesforce.com) database is maintained with accurate and up to date information

Person Specification:

  • Minimum of one year's sales experience, ideally business to business and target driven
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent qualification
  • Full UK driving licence
  • A true passion for sales and business development
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with customers and colleagues
  • Excellent communication skills.

In return our client is offering a basic salary of up to £25,000 plus a 10% performance related bonus, car allowance/company car and a range of benefits including 25 days holiday (plus 8 x Bank Holidays), private healthcare, pension and life assurance.

Advancing People Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer and acts as both an Employment Business and Employment Agency.