Senior Business Development Executive

Would you love to work for an organisation that makes the world a better place? My client are offering a superb opportunity for a Senior Business Development Executive to join its expanding, innovative and fun-loving team. This is an exciting time for them – they have very ambitious growth plans so they are looking for someone who is confident and enthusiastic to help with their mission.
You will be a passionate and talented person to be able to join their Business Development team, with a particular focus on driving long term relationships that will deliver high levels of membership and revenue.

This is them:

• They are passionate about helping others – they each do their best to improve the lives of their team, our clients and our members. We don’t let people down.

•They strive to be the best they can be every day – they are always learning and improving. They set high standards and then try hard to exceed them. They act professionally, positively, deliver results, win where they compete and celebrate their success and share what they’ve learnt from any failures

•They give themselves and each other the freedom to succeed. They trust each other; they’re focussed and open, encourage innovative thinking, welcome constructive challenges to existing norms and always behave as a team

•They have fun solving problems worth solving, seeking inspiration from other sectors and accomplishing amazing things together.

Is this you?

You are an experienced Business Development professional with a strong, proven track record. You must be able to demonstrate your ability to operate in a consultative, yet pragmatic way and to provide evidence of the value of the long-term relationships that you have established.


•Profitable long-term relationships
•A smaller level of transactional sales
•Opportunity creation
•Strategic partnerships

•Developing and building effective relationships with third parties such as consultants and their strategic partners to generate new leads and further evolve relationships with existing clients
•Contributing to the strategy for the creation of a higher level of opportunities with excellent potential
•Along with the Commercial Marketing Manager and Business Development Director, develop new partnerships that will drive new opportunities for the business.
•Working with the Client Engagement Team to expand the value of new high revenue accounts on an ongoing basis.

Person Specification:
Cultural Fit
•Will fit with the team/culture of the organisation i.e. learn fast, perform well, make a positive impact and have fun.
•A passion for and genuine interest in problem solving, their sector and a desire to make their customers’ lives easier using our products and solutions.
•An awareness of internal team needs and a willingness to offer help independently. Can also ask for help when needed and communicates effectively and in a timely manner. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.

Business Development
•A strong track record of successful business development through your own endeavours (start to finish!) and a demonstrable knowledge of the tools required for successful long-term sales
•Demonstrate the ability to identify (at a micro and macro level), approach, manage, nurture, qualify, present benefits and gain the relevant level of client commitment, by using the appropriate sales skill
•A comprehensive knowledge of their product range, sector and their designated sales channels. This will enable you to identify and prioritise the best profit-making opportunities.
•Can contribute to the development of sales strategies and awareness of the role that marketing has to play in the sales and business development process
•Well networked

Performance and impact
•Robust research, analytical and critical reading skills
•Hungry to sell and to progress, ideally within the organisation – ambitious
•Professional – the right face for the brand
•Confident but willing to learn
•IT literate and numerate
•Well organised and good decision maker
•Excellent oral and written skills and an excellent listener
•Experience in the use of Workbooks software or similar

This is a fantastic opportunity that comes with an excellent salary and benefits package. Please state your salary expectations in your cover letter. Interviews taking place mid June, so act fast to be seen!
Send your CV to Emma Baylis or call 01603 615511.

Job Summary

Job Title Senior Business Development Executive
Location Norwich
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Last Updated 14/05/2018
Reference SF40097
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