Business Development Support
We are working with a leading business that is seeking an individual to support the business development function.
This individual will be responsible for identifying and generating business opportunities through gathering strategic information with key prospect groups through telemarketing, social media and email contact.
This initially starts as a temporary role, which will transfer to a permanent role for the right individual. They require an individual to have no or a short period of notice to be able to start immediately.
Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm (40 hours per week)
Pay is dependent on experience
This opportunity can be based in Gillingham in Kent or Horsham in Sussex, but you must be prepared to travel between them when required.
*Identify and research key players and develop tailored strategies to generate interest.
*Create relationships with key players to identify their needs and qualify their interests and viability to drive sales.
*Nurture leads with tailored messaging to increase understanding of company offering and unique differentiators using relevant support assets.
*Generate appointments for relevant sales personnel when a lead reaches a qualified stage.
*Ensure all activity and information is recorded in the CRM system and is kept up to date and accurate.
*Follow-up and qualify inbound marketing leads.
*Attend trade shows and other networking events as required.
*Analyse working methods and practices and identify and put forward suggestions to improve outcomes.
*Working with sales team to form strategic attack plans for big prospects and helping execute them.
*Travel to other office locations as and when needed
*Experience in telemarketing, business development, sales environments essential
*Degree would be beneficial in a business-related field
*Proficient in English – Oral and written
*Knowledge of CRM’s is essential, Netsuite would be preferred
*Good knowledge of MS Office – Word, Excel, Databases etc
*Must be tenacious and persistent and not knocked off-course by knock-backs
*Clear, concise and confident communicator
*Able to think logically and structure answers
*Proficient in business conversations and have a consultative approach
*Trustworthy and high integrity
*Extremely self-motivated with a diligent work ethic
*Must have own transport and a clean licence
*Able to work independently as well as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
*Able to listen to customers, understand their needs and ask clarifying/ probing questions
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