Engineering Business Development Executive

Bluetownonline Ltd.
Essex, England, United Kingdom
Full time
£30,000 - £40,000
18 days ago

Job Title: Engineering Business Development Executive

Location: London Stansted Airport, Stansted, Essex

Salary: £32,000 - £38,000 per annum

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Closing Date: 31st July

Harrods Aviation is a widely recognised leading company in the General (Private) Aviation industry. We are committed to employing the very best individuals who can demonstrate and deliver the very highest level of customer service.

We are currently recruiting for an Engineering Business Development Executive to work alongside our well established, reputable Engineering Business Development Manager.

This is a permanent, full-time role predominantly based in Stansted (frequent travel between the two bases will be required).

The Role:

Reporting to the Engineering Business Development Manager, this newly created role will aim

to establish new customers and business opportunities and to ensure all customers receive an excellent level of service from the Engineering Sales department with proposals and queries presented in a timely manner in support of both the ‘Fixed’ & ‘Rotary’ wing market.

The successful candidate will be required to build and enhance relationships with customers and internal company departments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To shadow the Engineering Business Development Manager and/or Ops sales team as required in order to learn and develop key skills and meet existing and potential customers
  • To attend relevant conferences, seminars and shows as directed by the business
  • To visit customers and identify new opportunities
  • To identify and follow up new business leads and build relationships and customer confidence and trust
  • To continuously establish, maintain and develop internal systems to provide accurate visibility of useable data
  • To be instrumental in the development of an Engineering sales strategy, based upon business data and intelligence
  • To assist in the completion of accurate and timely proposals
  • To work closely with the Technical Planning Department and Engineering teams
  • Identify ways in which Harrods Aviation can constantly improve and maintain the relationships with the Customers and grow the business. This would also include Operations sales leads
  • Ensure that regular feedback is passed from the customer to internal departments and vice versa

The Hours:

The Engineering Sales Executive is required to provide an exceptionally high level of service and is responsible for ensuring that both business and customer needs are met in a timely and appropriate manner.

This a full-time role, based on 40 hours per week, generally worked Monday to Friday. Due to the nature of the role, there will be the need for flexibility to work outside these hours to support the business - taking out of hours calls and carrying out some work is to be expected and will be required.

Travel between both bases, to customers, events and overseas will be necessary.

The Successful Candidate:

The successful applicant will demonstrate the ability to work independently within a set structure and defined parameters.

The role requires a confident, enthusiastic individual with a willing personality and sense of humour.

In time, the role will include travel domestically and internationally to represent the company at various industry events and exhibitions. As such, an unrestricted passport is an essential requirement.

The role may be required to provide support at both locations therefore a full UK driving licence is essential, as is holding the right to live and work in the UK.

Please note that we cannot provide VISA sponsorship for this role.

You will also need to have a 5-year checkable history in order to obtain an airport ID pass.

You will be:

  • A strong and confident communicator with the ability to build rapport with prospective clients, with the ability to grow and nurture business relationships.
  • Able to demonstrate that you can combine commercial awareness with customer demand to provide a positive outcome for both parties, and portray a readiness and desire to learn relevant technical information in order to actively engage with customers about their maintenance needs.


  • Enhanced annual leave entitlements (pro-rated during first year dependent on start date and for number of days worked per week)
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Happy Birthday Day
  • Harrods Retirement Savings Plan Foundation (Contributory Company Pension)
  • Harrods Rewards Card (staff discount)
  • BHSF Health Cash Plan
  • Onsite Parking

**Please note that we would appreciate no contact from agencies for this role until the closing date has passed**

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of: Sales Advisor, Sales, External Sales, Sales Person, Telesales, Senior Business Development, B2B, Sales Development, B2B Sales Executive, Direct Sales, Account Manager, Internal Sales Person, New Business Executive, Sales Engineer, Engineering Sales Executive, Engineering Sales Assistant may also be considered for this role.


Bluetownonline Ltd.

company Size
51-200 Employees

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