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Business Development Executive (#MR-1001)

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Reference #: MR-1001
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £25000
Sector: Engineering & Industrial
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 12/11/2021

Business Development Executive – Supply Chain Solutions

Location - Home Based in the Midlands

Salary - £25,000 to £30,000 basic plus Bonus

Our client is a leading provider of supply chain solutions, dealing with clients predominantly in the FMCG market, through their European network of depots, dealing with producers, distribution parties, processing companies and retailers.

An opportunity has become available for a driven & proactive solution sales person to generate leads & appointments with both new & existing customers for the field based Business Development Managers to attend.


The Role – Business Development Executive – Supply Chain Solutions

This home-based role will report into the Commercial Director and working towards set targets, your key responsibilities will include:

1.Appointment Booking

Generate sufficient interest from the prospect to book a face to face / Teams meeting or a follow up call for the relevant BDM and use questioning skills to eliminate at this stage any prospects who are not suitable for the business.

Core Activities:

  • Cold calling
  • Follow up emails
  • Referral to the correct BDM
  • Liaison with the BDMs to ensure they are fully briefed prior to appointments

2.Lead identification

Use non-calling time (to be agreed) to identify new prospects.

Core Activities:

  • Use of LinkedIn Sales Navigator (training will be provided)
  • Use of internet search engines
  • Use of other sources as provided by the Commercial Director/BDMs


To avoid crossover and confusion, take responsibility for management of the CRM system.

Core Activities:

  • Ensure every contact is logged
  • Ensure that BDMs are correctly allocated
  • Monitor BDMs’ usage of CRM and support Commercial Director in maintaining accuracy
  • Produce CRM Reports for the Commercial Director as required


The Candidate - Business Development Executive – Supply Chain Solutions

The successful applicant for this role will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Proven track record in a similar role (B2B experience essential)
  • Excellent verbal and strong written communication skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised with a high level of motivation
  • Experience of using a CRM system
  • Ability to work as part of a strong team 
  • Attentive listener and strong persuasiveness ability
  • A Team player who is both tenacious and highly organised

NB: If contacting the Kevin Edward switchboard number, to help us direct your call, the Consultant handling this advert is based in the Leeds office.

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