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Business Development Executive

  • Posted on: 04th April 2022
  • Location: Chesterfield S40
  • Salary: £27000
  • Contract: Permanent
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Job Description

Business Development Executive

Salary: Basic up to £27,000 + OTE commission £20,000. However, commission accelerators available and commission is uncapped.

Do you want a career, rather than a job? Are you tired of just working in a sales job rather than developing your career?

Due to our continual success we are looking for the right person to join our extremely successful sales team, working from our fantastic offices in Derbyshire.

Benefits of This Role

This is a challenging role. You will need to work hard, but in return there are lots of benefits. For the right person this is the opportunity of a lifetime.

  • You will learn constantly. This is a job that will force you to grow. You’ll learn something new and be challenged every day. One of our values is ‘Continual Improvement’ and that starts with improving our people. You will learn about the science of sales and how to use it to support our customers.
  • You will make a difference by supporting companies to achieve excellence. Our team really care about our customers and we place them at the heart of what we do. Using the services we sell they can increase growth, increase profit or reduce risks. You will complete work that matters.
  • You can advance your career. We love to promote from within wherever possible and the right people can have a long term career. Combined with our huge year on year growth it’s an opportunity to grow with us.
  • Genuine office hours. Extra hours are the exception and not the rule. That’s because our team are organised and efficient and with these qualities targets can be exceeded between 8:30 and 5pm, Monday to Friday. Supporting a great work/life balance.
  • Exceptional benefit package. We look after our staff with annual leave for new starters at 32 days per annum (including bank holidays), private health insurance, a pension with employer contributions and much, much more.

Examples of What You Will Do

This is a fast paced role with huge variety and some of the activities include:

  • Talk all day to clients.

This is a telephone based role where we you will spend most of your day talking to clients.

When you are not talking to them you will be communicating to them via email.

  • Building relationships.

You will need to build relationships with clients and with colleagues to be truly successful.

Deal with incoming enquiries. Most of this role will be dealing with incoming enquiries from our website, your colleagues and our customers. However there will be occasions where prospecting will be required.

Offering solutions that work. To position the best products you’ll need to get to know your clients by thorough questioning. This high level of information will enable you to build a solution from our portfolio to genuinely impact on their business.


All employees have a duty to recognise and carry out all safeguarding responsibilities within their role and work within the KCSIE2021 document guidelines.

  • Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.”
  • Applications Forms/ CV must be full and up to date – gaps will be investigated at interview
  • Enhanced DBS disclosure and criminal record self-disclosure is required to be completed
  • All references will be taken up and referees asked if there is any reason why the candidate shouldn’t hold a post with substantial access to children/vulnerable adults
  • For details of our safeguarding procedures please read the safeguarding policy on our website
  • Enclose full Job Description in advert


Requirements For This Position

We are open to hiring candidates with different backgrounds, experiences, and skills. However, there are a few non-negotiable traits that any successful candidate will possess.

Sales experience. You will receive excellent induction training over several weeks, but you need to have a background in sales. Experience of prospecting is desirable, but not essential.

Proven winner. You must be used to sales targets and KPIs. We are looking for people who are target driven and can demonstrate exceeding them.

Desire to learn. Do you want to learn about sales and how to be incredibly successful, whilst making a real difference to your customers? You must have a hunger to improve and the ability to learn new skills.

You are organised. This is a fast paced role with a mix of proactive and reactive activities. The right candidate will be able to juggle multiple priorities and work well under pressure.

You bring energy into the room. We are looking for lively, hungry, ambitious, energetic team players.

You are hardworking and passionate about the material. Genuine hard work is needed to achieve challenging targets, but the rewards are great. If you want to work hard, get rewarded well and support businesses all over the UK then you will enjoy this role.

You will be bright and emotionally intelligent. A degree is not essential, but you must have the ability to learn a portfolio of complicated products and be able to describe them to clients. You must also have a high level of emotional intelligence.

Resilience. You must be able to self-motivate and push through adversities in this role.