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    Business Development Executive

    Simplicity is an innovative financial services provider to the recruitment industry. We provide recruiters with a range of funding, back-office and technology solutions to help them run successful and profitable businesses.

    We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Sales Professional to enhance our industry-leading Business Development Team. They will be responsible for securing new business and exceeding annual sales targets whilst constantly seeking new sales opportunities.

    The ideal candidate will demonstrate a clear track record in a B2B sales environment within the financial services sector. They will also have excellent communication skills and the desire and drive needed to succeed.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Proactively use and expand existing network to generate new leads
    • Process leads passed from marketing, internal sales or self-generated
    • Conduct physical or virtual meetings with prospects with a view to signing a new deal
    • Prepare new deal files in line with the agreed process and pass the file to Sales Support
    • Manage customers via the On-Boarding process to become a trading customer
    • Ensure all information regards payroll requirements are communicated within the trading information form for the Account Manager
    • Keep regular contact once trading to identify referrals and upselling opportunities as part of the self-generation process
    • Stay up to date with all developments in sales techniques and market/industry trends
    • Keep pipelines up to date, recording detail of all contact on the Sales database
    • Update and maintain the Sales department’s documentation and databases, highlighting any improvements needed.
    • Manage expenditure within targets/company policy
    • Actively share ideas about how to increase sales, reduce waste, increase productivity and improve the business for Partners

    Key Skills:

    • Proven track record of B2B experience in the Financial Sector
    • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
    • Exceptional time management and organisation skills
    • Strong commercial awareness
    • Understanding the recruitment industry would be desirable but not essential
    • Highly self-motivated, with the ability to work as part of a team
    • To be goal-orientated and driven by success
    • Strong work ethic

    Salary: £25,000-30,000 per annum, plus benefits

    Hours: Monday-Friday 9 am-5 pm

    Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time

    Location: Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire / Work from home

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