Southgate are a family owned business, employing over 60 people across multiple disciplines. We adopt a 'can do' attitude with a collaborative approach.
Business Development Executive
Competitive salary plus commission
This exclusive and well rewarded telemarketing role requires a strong record of accomplishment of new business development. You will be responsible for building relationships with prospect customers from an existing database, plus building new prospects.
Need to be well organized, comfortable talking at all levels including at strategic level, highly motivated and a passionate telemarketing person.
The essential skills
- Great communication skills and relationship building via the telephone.
- Excellent knowledge of sales procedures
- Proven ability to grow businesses through continually driving for new clients and a solution driven approach having built a great relationship.
- Able to book appointments with prospective clients, handing over sales opportunities for our Business Development Managers
- Systematically work though databases and book over 40 qualified sales appointments, every quarter.
- An effective presenter, communicator and relationship builder at all levels, with the ability to understand and translate the business needs of organizations and individuals
- Able to deliver our concise and compelling business proposition, to get the immediate interest of prospective clients
- Source leads through multiple mediums, across online, social and printed industry media
Maintain customer relationship building and progress reports in CRM
Skills and experience
- Great communication skills
- Positive “can do” attitude
- Driven, passionate to increase number of new leads year on year, always looking for new opportunities
- Have strong IT skills including Microsoft Office or equivalent
- Experience with CRM and ability to manage opportunities and maintain pipeline records
- Well organized and proven ability to plan ahead
- Fast learner – commercial, systems and processes
- High energy and enthusiastic
- Persuasive and passionate
- Creative and solutions orientated
- A true desire for sales and building new relationships
- A burning desire to exceed targets and expectations
- Has the need to be a winner
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