Business Development Executive

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
£20,000 - £24,999
11 Nov 2019
18 Nov 2019
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced sales professional who is looking for a exciting opportunity in the York area?

Business Development Executive
Property and Land Development
£20,000 - £25,000 basic + Commission
Permanent, Full Time
York, North Yorkshire (Remote/Home Working Available)

Your New Company

A collective of land development professionals are looking to appoint a Business Development Executive/Land Finder to join their successful and growing team. As a business they bring together planning, architectural and development law expertise with years of experience in land promotion and commercial/residential development.

Your New Job

The role will primarily involve working remotely and visiting sites. The successful candidate will be developing a network of contacts and sourcing land development opportunities. The role will be public facing and require meeting with land owners and land agents to discuss the potential promotion of their land and negotiation through to Heads of Terms for development. It is fast paced and so the candidate will need the ability to work under pressure and be part of a friendly team. The candidate will need to be able to maintain strong relationships with clients.

What You'll Need to Succeed

This role would suit a driven individual who thrives to succeed, learn and develop within a strong team. Someone who is organised and has good time management skills to manage their schedule successfully. We would be interested in candidates who have previous land finding experience, however we would be equally interested in candidates who are sales driven and have experience in agriculture sales such as farm machinery, animal feed etc. The candidate will need a full UK driving licence as the role will take you all around the country.

Key Requirements:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Organised
  • Able to maintain client relationships
  • Confident in public facing role
  • Full UK driving licence

What you need to do now

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