New Business Development Executive - Reading based - paying up to £24k basic DOE and £4-6k commission yr1
A multi award winning software vendor based in Reading are looking for an additional team member to join their team. You will be joining a very successful and growing business with lots of scope for progression. In return you can expect to enjoy a great deal of management support and guidance, as well as benefiting from periodic external training. You will receive full training and a basic salary of up to £24k DOE plus other benefits and around £6k in commission. As New Business Development Representative you will be responsible for proactive outbound prospecting and lead management as well as triaging and qualifying inbound leads. You will support the field sales team when they are out of the office and this position will have a direct impact on their success by adding qualified prospects into the sales pipeline.
This role acts as a layer between marketing and sales - handling all first contact with new clients and building relationships through marketing activity – events, campaigns, email, etc. The goal of a New Business Development Representative is to take a lead from a marketing campaign, qualify the lead through opportunity discovery, set appointment with a Field Sales Executive, and follow through until a quote is delivered.
The successful candidate will spend much of his/her time on the phone. This role requires confident and professional engagement with customers/prospects and a professional demeanour of customer service. There is much emphasis on accountability, with regular scrutiny of activities, sales pipeline and forecast.
Skills & Experience required the Business Development Executive:
As part of the recruitment process, candidates will be expected to make a sales presentation and should be able to explain clear and credible motives for wanting this role.
If you are interested in this position please apply here with a short covering letter outlining your reasons for applying. We will acknowledge your application.