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Business Development Executive

Sales & Marketing
£24,000 to £30,000 Per Annum
Benefits + Commission
Houghton Regis
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For more information about this job please contact:

Hayley Whitmarsh
01707 377088

Are you a motivated and hardworking indvidual looking for a new exciting opportunity?

I am supporting my local client with their search for a Business Development Executive to join their successful business! This is a really exciting opportunity for someone who is proactive, motivated and is wanting to join really happy and supportive team!

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Planning and outbound calling of new prospects to build long term profitable sales, selling products by establishing contact and developing relationships and recommending solutions
  • Responding to incoming email and phone enquiries ensuring customers are quoted and orders are processed via Customer Service
  • Maintaining clear customer records on company CRM
  • Ongoing account management and growth of your customer portfolio 
  • Listening to customer requirements creating detailed proposal documents and presenting appropriately to make ‘the sale’
  • Representing the company at trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations
  • Negotiating on price, costs, delivery and specifications with buyers and managers
  • Challenging any objections in order to convert your quotes 
  • Advising on forthcoming product developments and discussing special promotions
  • Reviewing your own sales performance, aiming to meet or exceed targets
  • Attending team meetings and sharing best practice with colleagues 

The Ideal Candidate:

  • B2B telephone sales experience, ideally consultative or technical sales
  • Client relationship skills 
  • Enjoys working to sales targets and goals, always striving to overachieve
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Positive, confident, and determined approach 
  • Resilience and the ability to cope with rejection 
  • High degree of self-motivation, ambition, and energy
  • Good level of numeracy 


  • Monthly bonus scheme & salary review after 6 months
  • Investment into your sales skills with sales coaching
  • Life Assurance cover 
  • Pension options
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays after 1 year
  • Free on-site parking
  • People – you’ll be joining our dynamic, fun, and exciting team
  • Culture and values – open, friendly and proud of what we do


To discuss this role in more detail, please email Hayley - Hayley.Whitmarsh@oa-uk.co.uk

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