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Business Development Executive

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Up to £27000 per annum + Bonus & Company Car per year

Posted 23 days ago

  • Sector: FMCG
  • Contact: Leah Ross
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 11 February 2023
  • Job Ref: 51730_1673535624

Better Placed are pleased to be working with a fast paced and scaling business and they are looking for a Business Development Executive to join their team!

The Business Development Executive role is an entry level role into the team but still requires a commercial approach. You will work with an account base of clients that consist of well-known household brands and private label manufacturers. Your key focus will be to retain and grow your clients through strong relationships.

What's in it for you?

  • Up to £27k base + Car Allowance + Bonus + many more benefits!
  • Hybrid working - 1 day a week in Berkshire office
  • This role is perfect for someone with 6+ months of experience in sales!

The Role:

  • The main purpose of the role is to ensure the retention of the existing client base whilst developing profitable and sustainable new revenue streams within accounts
  • You will build relationships and help businesses to maximise their growth opportunities. This will involve a strong mix of core database deliverables alongside added value solutions that match clients' needs and deliver on expectations
  • You will create a strong base of client contacts, identifying stakeholders and decision makers to enable the up selling of solutions
  • Oversee the accurate and timely provision of solutions to your clients with the help of support functions within the Client Development team and the wider organisation

The Person:

  • Ideally educated to degree level
  • Able to demonstrate commercial acumen with proven experience in a client facing role
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills
  • Highly self-motivated and assured at presenting to all levels
  • Strong relationship builder both internal and external
  • Understanding of a Consultative selling approach with proven questioning and listening skills
  • Confident working with data with a good working knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint

If you are interested in this and would like to hear more, please apply now or email!