Business Development Executive

PR-1252614:OXF:A_1711473336
  • £25000 - £35000 per annum
  • Witney, Oxfordshire
  • Permanent

As one of the UK's leading independent providers of essential business technology, Focus Group provide everything a company needs to keep their business connected, in one place. Having been named one of 'The UK's Best 100 Companies to Work For' in 2021 and been awarded a '3* World Class' accreditation by Best Companies, they have a plethora of awards to their name!

Since their beginnings in 2003, Focus Group have gone on to become a nationally recognised company in The Sunday Times Tech Track 100. This innovative company deliver telecoms, connectivity, IT, cyber security and mobile solutions from SMEs to global enterprise businesses, and ensure that everything is in one place, one point of contact and one bill to cover everything a business needs.

Focus Group are now looking for highly motivated, target-driven graduates to join their dynamic team and generate new business opportunities for the various products offered across Focus Group. This is a fantastic opportunity to embark on a career with an exciting, growing enterprise that values the development and future of their employees!

Package:

  • A competitive basic salary of £25-30k
  • Y1 OTE of up to £35-40k!
  • Excellent progression, learning and development potential - you will go through a structured training & progression plan, a fantastic opportunity to earn whilst you learn!
  • Company phone and laptop
  • Free gym membership and cycle to work scheme
  • Regular socials in a welcoming, inclusive environment, as well as events for local charities
  • Lucrative bonus and incentive schemes including The Focus Awards: An evening of entertainment and celebration, recognising and rewarding employees!
  • Private healthcare, pension contributions and wellbeing initiatives providing free fruit boxes
  • Brand-new, modern office - great social space on the top floor, get involved in the table tennis and pool table leagues!

Role:

  • Build your own personal book of clients by engaging and establishing a professional rapport with individuals through a mixture of existing members from Focus Group's CRM database and as well as being free to research and contact outbound prospects via the phone
  • Obtain a thorough knowledge of Focus Group, their products and the markets they operate within, in order to have valuable conversations with clients
  • Support senior sales team members through engaging with potential new customers to book appointments for Business Development Managers to visit customers for a face to face meeting or virtual appointments
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with your personal book of clients through regular contact and impeccable customer services
  • Provide an excellent customer service and represent the company brand positively
  • Manage and maintain the company CRM system, ensuring all sales related activity is input accurately and efficiently

Requirements:

  • Educated to degree level
  • Comfortable working in a target-driven environment
  • Possess exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite and IT literate
  • Organised, with excellent time management skills
  • Self-motivated, with a strong desire to succeed

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