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Business Development Executive

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  • Sector:

    Sales & Marketing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £23000 + OTE Circa £40000

  • Contact:

    Hannah Elson

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  • Contact phone:


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  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    15 March 2021

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​I’m currently recruiting for an experiences Business Development executive to grow a rapidly growing team of 18. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who’s target driven with a proven track record of sales to earn a realistic OTE of £40,000.

As a Business Development executive, you will be building relationships with contractors and overcoming any objections, using a consultative approach at all times

This role will initially be working from home and then back into the office when needed. If you are happy travelling into Cardiff a couple of times a week but working remotely the other days this is absolutely fine!


Your responsibilities as a Business Development Executive

  • Prioritise prospect data in line with stakeholder requirements

  • Apply a tactical and methodical approach to effectively manage a sales pipeline

  • Undertake a high volume of phone calls, both inbound and outbound, to prospective contractors to discuss the value of joining

  • Compose professional and compelling email communication to engage prospects

  • Overcome the concerns of any prospective customers before joining the membership

  • Ensure CRM is kept up to date with correct information relating to the contractor

  • Respond effectively to contractor queries regarding the membership, including basic Health & Safety requirements and membership features & benefits

  • Recommend new ideas and methods of working to ensure that a high conversion rate of contractors joining the membership is attained

  • Help identify new potential clients for any of the products

  • Achieve individual and team KPI’s


Your skills/ experience as a Business Development Executive

  • Telesales and objection handling experience

  • Phone-based sales and customer service experience B2B/ B2C

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Competent with Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to prioritise and work within deadlines

  • Good organisational skills

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Positive and outgoing

  • Ability to work effectively within a team

  • Ability to work under own initiative

  • Dynamic and enthusiastic


Benefits to you

  • Salary of £23,000

  • Extremely realistic commission of around £40,000

  • Monday - Friday 9-5

  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)

  • An extra day off for personal use

  • Enhanced pension scheme

  • Healthcare scheme

  • Life assurance

  • Access to a rewards platform

  • Free Parking on site

  • Enhanced family friendly leave


How to Apply

If you believe that you have the skills and experience for the role – then please get in touch. We also offer a referral scheme for any candidates whose details are passed to us that we successfully place. If you have any further questions then please contact Hannah Elson at Yolk Recruitment on 07458163575

Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying – then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities