Junior Business Development Executive

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Date: May 10, 2024

Location: Manchester, Other/Not Applicable, GB

Company: Bureau Veritas


Role: Junior Business Development Executive 

Location: 2 days in the Manchester or Birmingham office per week - hybrid

Package: Competitive salary + on target bonus scheme + excellent benefits 


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Are you an ambitious sales individual looking to start your career in Business Development? 


If yes, this is the perfect role for you!


Role Purpose:  To support with sales efficiency by working mass market, high volume leads for FM Sector, Fire Risk Assessments & Electrical, supporting a fast turnaround from lead to quote.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops lead opportunities presented by marketing or FM inbox through following sales process.
  • Contacts leads within 24 hours and continue to call until loss or converted to an opportunity.
  • Understands clients’ needs through Teams meetings or phone calls, to then present a proposal within 48 hours with a view to win the work.
  • Ensures a good level of client satisfaction.
  • Uses the CRM system to create opportunities, manage pipeline through close dates & probability factors.
  • Tracks all activity through the CRM system, recording what has happened as well as future activities.
  • Outbound cold calling & as well as managing inbound calls to the Sales Switchboard line.
  • Support in other activities to build the pipeline and support new sales results e.g. calling cross-sell leads.
  • Attend Team meetings for Calling Days, Communication, Training and weekly set-ups.


Experience & Skills Required:

  • Influencing skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Clear communication skills (oral and written)
  • Networking skills within an organisation
  • Client interaction through Teams and phone calls


What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary + OTE commission
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays with the option to buy or sell 5 holidays, plus an option to carry over 5 days
  • Life assurance & private medical cover
  • Combined employee/employer pension contributions of up to 12%
  • Hybrid working
  • Flexible benefits scheme, to suit what is important to you including Dental Care, GymFlex, Techscheme, Enhanced Maternity/Paternity policy.
  • Health and Wellbeing Support through; Mental Health First aiders, Employee Assistance programme & Smart Health services
  • Working for an Industry leading global Inspection company


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