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Business Development Executive

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Sector
Job Type Permanent
Salary £18000 - £22000 per annum
Published about 1 month ago
Contact Katie Doyle
Job Ref BDEBCC_1566576514

Job Description

Business Development Executive

Permanent

Belfast City Centre

£18,000 - £22,000 (+OTE)

Grafton Recruitment is currently recruiting for a Growth Executive to join their client on their recent very successful expansion.

The Role:

The growth executive's role is to identify and contact potential customers across the UK and Ireland with the primary objective of selling our clients software solution.

The Growth Executive will be responsible for generating sales, undertaking a variety of lead generation activities to achieve set objectives. You will be responsible for getting the new systems set up and offering post sales support.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Proactive outbound telephone prospecting to introduce and sell the software solution
  • Schedule, carry out and follow up on product demonstrations and trials
  • Contact inbound leads and convert them to customers
  • Follow up on leads generated by the marketing department
  • Build a sales pipeline to ensure a constant stream of sales
  • Research the target market to identify new customers to target
  • Record and report on key information found out through prospect/customer conversations such as competitor activity, industry trends and product improvements required
  • Account management of existing customer base
  • Assist with customer support queries
  • Maintain relationships with clients to ensure customer satisfaction and customer retention
  • Update, monitor and extend the CRM database to ensure prospect and customer data is accurate and up to date
  • Represent our client at trade shows and events

Criteria:

Essential Criteria:

  • Previous experience in a sales role
  • Track record of achieving KPI's and targets
  • An ability to build rapport with prospects and clients
  • Motivation for sales and exceeding targets
  • Prospecting and negotiation skills
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Strong user of IT systems and packages to include MS Office

Desired Criteria

  • Experience in lead generation and business development
  • Experience using a CRM database
  • Presentation skills
  • Driving licence

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If you meet the essential criteria for this role please attach your CV for the attention of Katie Doyle

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