Business Development Executive - £25-28k Bonus Benefits

Recruiter
SPS Financial Recruitment
Location
Weaverham
Salary
£25,000 - £29,999
Posted
19 Feb 2019
Closes
23 Feb 2019
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Business Development Executive

£25-28k + Bonus + Benefits

Northwich, Cheshire

A Leading Asset Management Company has an exciting opportunity for an experienced self-motivated business development executive to join our busy financial education team, supporting a UK-wide B2B sales team and their corporate clients to deliver holistic financial wellbeing in the workplace.

  • Prepare pitches, activity and service review reports
  • Work closely with the Events Team to ensure timely and accurate new event bookings, lead recording, invoicing and evaluations (we run over 600 events per year)
  • Contact B2B clients and prospects to arrange appointments
  • Act as liaison between Sales, Events and Marketing to support delivery and employer client reporting
  • Identify new target clients, improve and cleanse target database
  • Develop and utilise network of relevant industry contacts and influencers
  • Work with the Financial Education Sales team to secure and drive employer channel business- nationally and in the main regions
  • Complete business proposals and assist in formal selection processes as required
  • Promote appropriate services through other forums such as exhibitions, conferences, benefit fairs and other client acquisition events
  • Maintain awareness of relevant industry trends and developments in terms of target market and competitor activity

Key competencies

  • Excellent client service and relationship management skills
  • Experience in the UK B2B market
  • Strong work ethic with a 'can do' attitude
  • Methodical with strong attention to detail
  • Well organised, target driven and highly self-motivated
  • Open minded and able to proactively contribute ideas
  • Driven, ambitious and commercially aware
  • Capable of managing demanding workloads

Experience/ Qualifications

  • Sales support & client servicing experience- ideally in a B2B environment or similar
  • Degree level or equivalent
  • Skilled in using CRM and advanced user of MS Office
  • Advanced user of all MS Office
  • A willingness to travel to offsite events as/when required

Desirable

  • Sales Navigator experience
  • Financial services experience
  • Knowledge of pensions and employee benefits

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