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Office based Business Development Executive

£20000 - £25000 per annum + ex OTE & Bens
Clayton Group


Office based Business Development Executive

£20,000- £25,000+ OTE £40k/£50k


Our client is a leading supplier of Commercial Energy Solutions on a B2B basis, and they're seeking an experienced Business Development Executive to book qualified appointments by telephone with business owners.

Under the direction of their new Sales Manager, the successful Business Development Executive will be a tenacious and skilled individual, responsible for connecting with potential new clients and introducing them to their range of energy cost reduction and sustainable energy products in order to book appointments with high level executive contacts.

Based in Blackpool, working Monday to Friday they are looking for an individual who is looking for a successful career rather than one that is simply looking for a job, The environment is friendly and dynamic, and you will be trained, coached and supported to reach your full potential and earnings.

The first 6 months will be mainly based around building your pipeline, but rewards are uncapped & high performers can expect to earn circa £40-50k within the first 2 years.

To be considered for this role you will have proven experience working within an outbound sales role. As this role requires a consultative approach, you will have the tenacity to build your own pipeline of clients from the company's leads and CRM.

Key responsibilities

  • Qualify prospects and generate leads (mix of warm and colder leads)
  • Arrange initial and subsequent meetings for the sales team, promoting their product offering
  • Complete all paperwork to the required standard, ensuring smooth communication to sales and operations
  • Ensure CRM is updated correctly
  • Promote the brand to customers and prospects through effective use of marketing literature
  • Maximise the potential for appointments by contacting the appropriate people in all events
  • Ensure appointments are made of high quality and meet the standard required
  • Consistently achieve monthly appointments, KPI's and annual sales targets
  • Encourage team motivation and play an active role in achieving team targets
  • Highlight opportunities for business development and research
  • Prioritise appointment making according to the business requirements
  • Collect and record information of prospects using websites, cold-calling and any other appropriate method.

Essential experience required

  • Experience in telesales environment
  • Experience working with B2B customers in a mid-market and corporate markets
  • A positive and tenacious attitude
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Be able to actively listen
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Good IT Skills
  • First rate interpersonal skills

Company benefits

  • 4pm Friday finish
  • Relaxed dress code
  • Opportunity for career progression with a privately-owned business
  • Continuous professional development with formal external training
  • Company summer day out
  • 2 x Christmas parties
  • Additional holiday entitlement to cover Christmas season
  • Performance bonus
  • Monthly & quarterly team awards

Working hours are Mon - Thurs 9am-5pm and Fri - 9am-4pm

Clayton Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/90522221