Business Development Executive

Speedel - Leicester

Speedel have an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Executive at our Leicester office. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to develop and support our sales activities, which will be achieved through outbound calls, marketing campaigns, email correspondence as well as face-to-face meetings.

The purpose of this role is to work individually, and as part of the team, in sourcing and developing a quality pipeline of prospects that have a requirement for sameday courier services, resulting in winning new business.

Main responsibilities:
• Researching and generating new business opportunities and the generation of sufficient leads by utilising the
internet (i.e. LinkedIn), business directories, existing database and additional channels where applicable
• Converting, closing and following up business via telephone for small to medium sized clients
• Arranging appointments for larger opportunities and visiting clients to present our business
• Dealing with new client enquiries, driving sales forward and responding to and following up sales enquiries
• Preparing proposals and quotations for new clients and executing the initial stages of opening new accounts
• To provide accurate sales activity reports and relevant pipeline information when required
• Ensure that all new clients are fully aware of our technology led solutions
• Identifying cost saving and consolidation opportunities for clients
• To communicate with Operations in the event that any new business requires specific operational attention
• Assisting the operations team during quiet periods

Key skills:
• Experience of face-to-face business development
• Ability to self-manage, acting on your own initiative without supervision
• Well presented, articulate with excellent time management
• Excellent verbal and written communication
• Customer service experience along with an excellent telephone manner
• Be highly organised and capable of working under pressure
• Highly enthusiastic with a strong drive to generate sales
• Be an ambassador for Speedel’s core values

Role: Full time
Salary: Up to £25k (DOE) + Commission
Additional Info: Company phone provided and you will need access to your own reliable vehicle for which you will receive a mileage allowance
Shift pattern: Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 16:00
Job functions: Sales, business development

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!
To apply, email your CV to vacancies@speedel.co.uk

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