Business Development Executive

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The Role

We are looking for a Business Development Executive who will create and build new relationships with our clients, focussing on those financial organisations servicing the business community.  Your role will be to spot opportunities to support their marketing initiatives by advertising on our site.

You should be digitally savvy and ideally have already worked in digital sales. You will be comfortable talking with marketing professionals and confident in putting together sales proposals.

This role will require prospecting new clients to use the website and therefore you need to be tenacious and resilient.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify new leads for advertising deals and contacting these across phone, social channels and email.
  • Build relationships with finance providers, keeping in touch regularly.
  • To have a commercial understanding of how affiliate and digital advertising deals work.
  • Negotiation of rates as required to convert deals while meeting minimum income standards.
  • Focus and understand how much revenue the business category is generating.
  • Ensure commercial contracts are signed and up to date.
  • Use of Sage CRM and daily contact reporting.
  • Achieve personal revenue targets as part of the wider team business plan.

 

Knowledge and Experience

  • Sales experience in digital sales.
  • Familiar with using CRM systems.
  • Development of own sales plans.
  • Ideally experienced using CMS tools.
  • Understanding of sales best practice and techniques to open and close conversations.
  • Knowledge of financial services market – especially commercial mortgages.
  • Appreciation of affiliate marketing.
  • Understanding of Google Analytics.
  • Familiar with CMS and CRM systems.

 

Personal attributes

  • Educated to degree standard.
  • Self-motivated to find new opportunities for revenue.
  • Comfortable negotiator to get deals over the line.
  • Excellent written, presentation and communications skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external customers.
  • A flexible individual and a willing attitude to get the job done.

The Role

We are looking for a Business Development Executive who will create and build new relationships with our clients, focussing on those financial organisations servicing the business community.  Your role will be to spot opportunities to support their marketing initiatives by advertising on our site.

You should be digitally savvy and ideally have already worked in digital sales. You will be comfortable talking with marketing professionals and confident in putting together sales proposals.

This role will require prospecting new clients to use the website and therefore you need to be tenacious and resilient.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify new leads for advertising deals and contacting these across phone, social channels and email.
  • Build relationships with finance providers, keeping in touch regularly.
  • To have a commercial understanding of how affiliate and digital advertising deals work.
  • Negotiation of rates as required to convert deals while meeting minimum income standards.
  • Focus and understand how much revenue the business category is generating.
  • Ensure commercial contracts are signed and up to date.
  • Use of Sage CRM and daily contact reporting.
  • Achieve personal revenue targets as part of the wider team business plan.

 

Knowledge and Experience

  • Sales experience in digital sales.
  • Familiar with using CRM systems.
  • Development of own sales plans.
  • Ideally experienced using CMS tools.
  • Understanding of sales best practice and techniques to open and close conversations.
  • Knowledge of financial services market – especially commercial mortgages.
  • Appreciation of affiliate marketing.
  • Understanding of Google Analytics.
  • Familiar with CMS and CRM systems.

 

Personal attributes

  • Educated to degree standard.
  • Self-motivated to find new opportunities for revenue.
  • Comfortable negotiator to get deals over the line.
  • Excellent written, presentation and communications skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external customers.
  • A flexible individual and a willing attitude to get the job done.

Benefits

  • Salary: Excellent salary – commensurate with experience
  • Hours: 35 hrs per week Monday – Friday, although you are expected to work such reasonable additional time as is necessary to adequately fulfil the requirements of this role.
  • Holidays: 25 days per annum plus statutory holidays.
  • Enhanced workplace pension
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Free car parking

Benefits

  • Salary: Excellent salary – commensurate with experience
  • Hours: 35 hrs per week Monday – Friday, although you are expected to work such reasonable additional time as is necessary to adequately fulfil the requirements of this role.
  • Holidays: 25 days per annum plus statutory holidays.
  • Enhanced workplace pension
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Free car parking

To apply please send your CV together with a covering email to Diane Dillon, Head of HR

To apply please send your CV together with a covering email to Diane Dillon, Head of HR

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