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Date Added: Tue 26/07/2022

Business Development/ Account Executive

Waterlooville, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £25,000 per annum

Business Development/ Account Executive



Our client who are manufacturers of bespoke and contracted goods are looking for an experienced Business Development / Account Executive who can generate sales by sourcing and securing new clients, as well as developing existing potential high value accounts.

Your duties will include…

  • Making outbound ‘cold’ calls to prospective clients on a regular basis, based around companies agreed industry vertical sector targets.
  • Research and identify new market sectors and associated new and existing clients in that sector.
  • Regular reporting of sectors targeting and success rates, together with building short/medium/long term sales pipelines.
  • Account Management – Making regular contact with agreed accounts, in order to build and maintain long term relationships, increase current order levels and introduce new product ranges and services.
  • To meet and exceed agreed sales targets.
  • Process all customers’ requests including quotes/proformas/orders and product enquiries
  • Liaising with the client throughout the order process from placement of order to dispatch
  • Attend trade show and fares and be an ambassador for the brand when necessary.
  • Provide a high level of accuracy with all internal paperwork.
  • Office Administration duties
  • Liaise with Suppliers, negotiating best prices, minimum order quantities and lead times, and issue Purchase Orders where applicable.
  • Maintaining a high standard of product knowledge at all times.
  • Communicate with other departments within the company to ensure a smooth order process for the client

Key Skills Required:

  • Excellent sales and customer service Skills
  • Experience making outbound ‘cold’ sales calls, and managing meetings with new clients.
  • Proven outbound and account management sales experience,
  • Good Communication skills externally and internally.
  • Conscientious
  • Good administrator with understanding of CRM systems and able to maintain a high level of accuracy on CRM system.
  • Positive and can-do-attitude

Working hours

Full Time - Monday to Friday – Office Hours


Circa £25,000 depending on experience + Company Bonus Scheme

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