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Business Development Executive - Ashburton - Devon

£18K plus quarterly bonus, 20 days holiday, Pension, Healthy Living Programme plus much more! - Sales
Ref: 36 Date Posted: Monday 10 Sep 2018
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You will be responsible for supporting the Head of Business Development and other members within the team in all administrative tasks required by both the company and its vendor partners and helping to manage new business revenue and lead generation targets. 

Key accountabilities:

Support the team with the management of key vendor relationships:

  • Provide feedback on opportunities and sales activity;
  • Provide verbal and written updates to the vendor;
  • Provide verbal and written updates to the Head of Business Development;
  • Provide regular reports as required by the vendor, which may include weekly, monthly and quarterly reports;
  • Help to manage special pricing or high value sales opportunities.

Internal liaison and development:

  • Work closely with vendors to ensure product information and pricing is received and effectively shared throughout the business and made available to customers;
  • Work with internal management on Business Intelligence and analytical activities;
  • Support the delivery of Business Development plans;
  • Work closely with Marketing and Sales team to communicate, develop and understand activity required by reseller.

To be considered for this role, you will have:

  • A “customer focussed” mentality, driven by the desire and sole objective of increasing and maintaining vendor/reseller satisfaction.
  • Attention to detail, efficiency, accuracy, customer liaison and dialogue and the ability to cope with a high workload and to stay calm and assured under pressure.
  • Must be an excellent telephone communicator, some experience of calling out to customers would be advantageous.
  • Must be adept in use of MS Office.
  • Good English verbal and written communication.
  • Experience of working in a sales environment as part of a collaborative team would be advantageous.

The Benefits.  Why you will love working for us!

  • Basic salary c£18,000 plus quarterly bonus.
  • 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday - no weekends or evenings.
  • Employee development programme and education reimbursements.
  • Generous Pension.
  • Employee Healthy Living programme (use of a personal trainer, yoga mornings, table tennis in the summer months).
  • A fantastic social culture with regular company social events taking place throughout the year.
  • Free drinks and the occasional free lunch!
  • State-of-the-art offices/facilities including lounge/eating area.
  • Free parking.
  • 28 days holiday inclusive rising to 33 days.
  • Full sales and systems training provided as well as continued support.
  • Childcare vouchers.

About us

We are a UK owned, Award Winning Company with over 35 years’ experience. We are financially strong and provide trusted, globally recognised products and services to companies of all sizes throughout the UK and Europe. Previously recognised 3rd Britain’s Healthiest Company in the small business category, we strongly believe in looking after our employees (just over 100); there’s a feeling of belonging here - probably because we go out of our way to listen to and involve all of our people. And because we want to be the best, we want you to be your best! We acknowledge enterprise and hard work and in return we offer a range of staff incentives and the opportunity to progress and grow within our highly successful business. There’s no better time to jump on board!