Business Development Executive

35000.00 - 70000.00 GBP Annual + GBP35000 - GBP70000/annum
15 May 2017
29 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is a Finance Specialist who successfully deliver rebates to many sub contractors and employees across the country.

They are looking to increase their Sales and Business Development departments and are looking to recruit tenacious and sales hungry executives.

The primary role of the Business Development Executive is to prospect for new clients by networking, cold calling or other means of generating interest from potential clients. The Business Development Executive will pursue new business opportunities, and they are 'sales hungry'; they are ambitious in using their exceptional sales talent to build strong client relationships, build rapport, negotiate and close deals.

Principal Responsibilities

The Business Development Executive will be successful in:

Implementing the client's continually evolving business development strategy

Meeting the sales and financial targets set by the Senior Partner and Head of BD

Cold calling as appropriate to ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities

Pursuing sales leads, and developing strong new business relationships

Understanding client needs, and matching these with our services

Planning approaches and pitches. Work with the team to develop proposals that speaks to the client's needs, concerns, and objectives

Managing the entire sales process, focusing on quality and customer service

Planning and preparing persuasive presentations and proposals to clients

Negotiating, using the full range of sales techniques

Closing deals

Working to and exceeding KPI's set out at the start of each quarter

Identify new sectors for growth in the industry

Communicating with the key interfaces to keep them up-to-date with the status of sales

Submit weekly progress reports and ensure data is accurate


Department: External Sales & Business Development

Reporting to: Senior Partner, Head of Business Development

Managing: The role has potential to develop into a management role

Key Interfaces

Prospective and existing clients

Senior Partners

Head of Business Development

Head of Sales

Dimensions / Budgets

The department's objectives are to significantly increase our client base, identify new sectors for growth and continuously exceed annual budgetary targets. The Business Development Executive position is vitally important to the success of this objective.

Skills, Knowledge, and Experience

Proven track-record in field sales

Full knowledge of the sales process

Confident negotiator and ability to close the deal

Strong client management skills and ability to keep promises

Strong communication skills in all forms including written, oral, email, telephone, and presentation

Positive, determined approach to researching and analysing new business opportunities

Driven to exceed targets

Strong self-motivation

Ability to work and communicate well with a remote sales team

Ability to cope with competing demands and to prioritise tasks

Excellent organisational and time management skills

Capable of hands-on problem-solving, with ability to generate ideas and solutions

Ability to use own initiative and pay close attention to detail

UK driving license (own car is preferable)

Please note we regret that due to the high volume of CVs received we cannot give individual feedback to candidates. If you are not contacted within 5 working days of submitting your CV please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Honeypot People Ltd, is a UK-based agency providing specialist solutions within the Sales and Marketing Sector.

We operate an equal opportunities policy of treating all employees and job applicants equally regardless of race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, age, marital or civil partnership status or disability

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