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Business Development Executive

c£30K Basic Salary + £40K- £45K OTE

Location Southwest
Sector E-learning
Job type Permanent
Role Sales and marketing
Job ref LS2207

An exciting opportunity for a driven, motivated and confident sales professional (Business Development Executive) to join a well-established provider of Learning and Development (L&D) solutions.

Ideally with proven experience in sales of training and/or digital learning, you will be profiling potential new accounts, identifying and closing new business opportunities and converting leads generated via Marketing.

Key responsibilities

  • Identifying new leads via networking, research, referrals etc.
  • Creating and developing new leads up to the point of sale
  • Continuing to proactively manage and grow newly won accounts
  • Achievement of personal sales targets, circa £300K per annum
  • Keeping the database up to date but contacting new and existing clients
  • Attending client meetings and conducting presentations as and when necessary
  • Promoting yourself and the client at networking and marketing events
  • Developing dormant or under-performing accounts
  • Provide excellent customer service at all times

Candidate’s requirements

  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in a commercial (b2b) business development/new business role
  • Excellent communication skills both face to face and via phone
  • Confident, self-motivated and proactive in your sales approach
  • Full UK Driving Licence and own transport is essential for this role
  • Proven track record selling training or e-learning solutions an advantage
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