Aston Jones | Business Development Executive
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Business Development Executive

Business Development Executive

Full Time, Permanent
Hybrid, Sunderland
Posted 8 months ago

My client works with other businesses across the UK, helping them with their online presence. They are a growing technology business based in Sunderland and now have an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Executive to join their sales team. This is a hybrid role with a mixture of office and remote working.


Role responsibilities:

  • Prospecting for new clients through business development activity including B2B outbound cold calling, emails and social media
  • Making upwards of 80 outbound dials per day and working to set KPIs
  • Nurturing and converting inbound sales leads
  • Researching a prospective new business and understanding their business needs for the product and service and selling to this
  • Consultative selling, not being pushy!
  • Booking in appointments for the Sales Manager to conduct video demo’s
  • Objective handling and overcoming any potential concerns
  • Exceeding sales targets
  • Continually learning and developing your product knowledge with the goal of becoming a 360 technology sales professional


Essential requirements:

  • Background in outbound sales in any industry, minimum 12 months
  • Experience selling technology products would be a bonus but not essential as full training is provided
  • ‘Hunter’ mentality with the ability to build key relationships with decision makers
  • Target driven with the ability to influence and sell. Must have a consultative sales approach
  • Have a proven track record of hitting sales KPI’s
  • Organised and methodical with your approach to work and able to work on your own initiative without being micro-managed
  • Must be a motivated individual, enthusiastic and resilient character
  • Team player, reliable and responsible
  • Must be computer literate and able to pick up new software quickly


What’s on offer:

  • Competitive base salary from £22k to £25k depending on experience
  • Uncapped, attractive, realistic, and transparent commission structure
  • Monthly incentives
  • Modern Sunderland office with free parking
  • Hybrid working
  • Monday to Friday working week with semi-flexible working hours
  • Early finish every Friday with the company moving to a 4-day week in Summer 2022!
  • Company pension
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Stable, secure, full-time employment
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Fun, dynamic working environment with regular company social events
  • Plus a host of other benefits to be discussed at interview stage


This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful, growing team of professionals at an exciting time. My client is interviewing now so send your CV asap to be considered for this role.


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Job Features

Job CategorySales
Salary£22000 - £25000 Per Year
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