Business Development Executive

Additional Resources Ltd
South East London
£25,000 - £29,999
14 Nov 2019
14 Dec 2019
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Full Time
Business Development Executive - Teddington, London

Salary: £25,000-£30,000

The Company

Our client has over 140 years' experience of delivering high levels of customer service to a wide range of customers from historic properties through to utilities, providing services from painting and decorating to industrial coatings.

The Role

This exciting opportunity is a business development executive role based in the London office with flexibility to work from home for 2-3 days per week. The role will involve maintaining relationships with the existing customers and to find and build connections with potential new customers. The ideal candidate will be using a variety of communication methods mainly working on the phone alongside using social media.

Role Responsibilities:
  • Identifying new target customers through a range of different methods of research, including social media and telesales.
  • Maintaining relationships with existing customers and using the bespoke 'customer relationship manager' system
  • Contacting and developing relationships, following up as necessary via phone and email
  • Booking appointments with prospective clients over the phone

Essential Skills & Requirements:
  • Excellent telephone manner and strong verbal communication skills as the majority of work is telephone based
  • Ability to research and summarise potential opportunities
  • Good standard of written English
  • Confidence to build relationships at many levels including working with senior decision makers
  • Microsoft Office skills and ability to learn to use an in-house CRM system
  • Ability to learn about all aspects of the business quickly, and communicate this information effectively to others
  • Minimum 5 GCSE's A-C including English

The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years' sales experience and will be used to using social media to develop new business. The company offers a basic salary of £25000-£28000 with company pension scheme, excellent career development and flexible working covering the hours of 8-4, 8.30-4.30 & 9-5 with the opportunity to work from home 2-3 days per week.

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