Business Development Executive
Excellent opportunity for an experienced Business Development Executive to join a well-established company based in Chippenham, Wiltshire!
As a family run company with a fun, caring culture that recognises ‘people are key to the success of our business ‘, our culture is demonstrated by the following behaviours: Willingness, Excellence, Creativity, Respect, enabling others, being Active, Teamwork and Encouraging others. Benefits include: above average holiday entitlement (25 days plus bank holidays, rising to 30 with length of service) opportunity to buy or sell leave after 2 years’ service pension high street shopping discount scheme funded staff events We even have two office dogs!
The company is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy or maternity. If you require any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please advise us accordingly.
We are looking for a dynamic, engaging and professional Business Development Executive with a creative flare, to work alongside our Business Development Manager, based at our head office in Chippenham, Wiltshire. You will work to expand opportunities for partnership working, referrals and new business opportunities.
The successful candidate will have:
Excellent presentation and communication skills, both verbal and written.
Strong organisational skills.
Understanding and working within our agreed company culture.
Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office applications.
Ability to use web authoring packages or willingness to learn.
Ability to prioritise, work under pressure and to meet strict deadlines.
Ability to work independently on own initiative and also to contribute as part of the team.
Flexible and able to adapt to change.
Personable and well-presented when representing the Company.
Ability to travel within the UK with probability for overnight stays.
Able to identify and initiate contact with new customers.
Key tasks of the role include:
Research concerning existing and potential new partners.
Make contact with potential clients and discuss referral partnerships or pass relevant details to Business Development Manager.
Research and identify potential new leads to referral avenues / partners.
Research and Identify relevant contacts and make contact regarding advertising strategy for identified target groups.
Sell relevant advertising space and or / affiliate payments.
Liaise with the Client Relationship and Marketing Manager to co-ordinate the whole process of on-boarding new business.
We are the largest independent residential surveying firm covering England and Wales.