Business Development Executive - Lancashire - Graduate

  • Farington, Leyland (PR25), PR25 3GR
  • From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum + uncapped commission (£35k OTE in f

Start Date: ASAP
Location: Leyland, Lancashire
Salary: £20k (£35k OTE)


Are you a recent graduate or at trainee-level and interested in kick-starting your career in a buzzing sales environment? My client is looking for new sales talent to join this established business with a client portfolio of 3,500 brand names!

Matching with Prime training and internal training from the business itself, this is the perfect place to start as a graduate looking for a supportive yet challenging sales role which is heavily money-focused.

Once you’re here, you’ll learn about all parts of the business and receive dedicated training and support - to help you build on your strengths so you can carve out the career path you really want.

Plus, the business rewards it's sales team with a competitive set of benefits and rewards.

The role:

- We are looking for a highly driven, competitive and ambitious person who is looking to build a successful career in sales, having the ability to engage prospects over the phone and, later on down the line, be able to hold their own in client meetings.

- Source and qualify new sales opportunities through outbound calls, LinkedIn prospecting, and email conversations

- Negotiate with people at director level to find a deal that works for both parties

- Managing your own pipeline to achieve and surpass monthly targets

- Managing all sales communication and activity in our CRM and maintaining/expanding customer database

- Work alongside your Sales Manager to identify potential targets and successfully qualify them

The Candidate:

- Educated to a degree level (field of study not important) or sales experience

- A quick learner with a hunger to take on new challenges and push themselves further

- Demonstrated outstanding work ethic and desire to generate new business

- Highly motivated, driven and organised, with a desire to work in a fast-paced, fun and demanding environment

- Strong and natural communicator at all levels, especially over the phone

- Desire to constantly learn and process new information about the industry, solutions, partners, customers and competitors


What you get:

- Competitive basic of £20,000

- Realistic first year OTE of £35k with uncapped commission structure

- Fantastic progression opportunities, into Team Leadership, Account Management and Senior Sales

- Incentivised by social events, nights out etc

- Structured training by industry experts to ensure long-term success

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