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Date Added: Wed 05/06/2024

Business Development Executive

Headstone South, HA1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £25000 - £27000/annum plus commission

We're seeking an energetic individual with a passion for sales to join our trades & labour construction recruitment company as a Business Development Executive. This role would suit someone who is in recruitment or sales that wants to go down the business development career path.

As a leading recruitment agency we connect talented professionals and organisations within the construction industry on a freelance, temporary and permanent basis. We are part of a family owned construction company which has grown to be a market leading UK construction and infrastructure support services group who work with some of the world's largest companies and leading UK public sector bodies to deliver prestigious, complex and challenging construction and infrastructure projects across the UK.

Job Purpose:

This position is responsible for helping to build and support our temporary staffing desks. You will actively participate in new business generation to ensure the sales targets are met & our client base grows. Reporting to the Head of Commercial, this is a fantastic opportunity for someone to join our friendly, growing team, where we will train & support you to help you grow into a successful Consultant with the opportunity of progress further in your career.


* Cold calling potential clients & finding decision makers

* Supporting the Head of Commercial & Senior Recruitment Manager, in developing existing PSL opportunities

* Generating new sales and leads.

* Following up all potential sales leads.

* Building relationships with clients and developing a good understanding of what they do, and where we can work with them.

* Tracking results & progress on Salesforce system

* Meeting with new clients to develop and expand business opportunities, plus improving our brand awareness & identify key personnel.

* Working towards KPI's & targets on a weekly/monthly basis to ensure you reach your goals & our team targets.

* Promoting City Calling on social media & direct marketing via mailshots, leaflet drops & attending events.

* Conducting reference calls, to obtain potential leads

* Headhunting candidates for specialist & hard to fill job roles

Person Specification:

* Proven sales or recruitment experience

* Self-motivated & driven

* Team player

* Outgoing, Hard-working & Honest

* Tenacity & perseverance - with an enthusiastic 'can do attitude'

* Excellent communication skills

* Customer focused & proactive

* Sales & results focussed

* Able to work on own initiative

* A genuine desire to learn

* Organised & able to work at pace
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