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Business Development Executive Job Description

The business development executive is responsible for bringing in new business for the company through a variety of sales techniques.

Duties of the Business Development Executive

  • Generating business leads and following up on sales opportunities.
  • Cold calling potential customers and building relationships.
  • Establishing customer needs and selling products accordingly.
  • Working to weekly and monthly sales targets and KPI’s.
  • Arranging meetings with clients and carrying out product demonstrations.
  • Following up swiftly on sales enquiries and sending out information.
  • Working closely with other teams to develop new business.
  • Researching the market and identifying potential target customers.
  • Attending industry events in order to generate business leads.

Background of the Business Development Executive

  • Previous new business experience ideally from a company in the same or similar industry.
  • Proven track record of bring in new business and a natural ability to drive sales.
  • Must be self-motivated with a strong desire to succeed.
  • Well organised with previous experience using CRM systems.

Should you require assistance recruiting for a business development executive then please do not hesitate to contact our specialist sales recruitment team on 0207 125 0460 alternatively you can email us at mail@charterselection.com, we’ll get straight back to you.

The next role on the career ladder after business development executive would be business development manager.

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