Business Development Executive

Business Development Executive

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    St. Albans, Hertfordshire

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    £20000 - £32000 per annum + OTE + paid parking + Gym Membership

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    Emily Thomas

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    3 months ago

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Business Development Executive - Award Winning St Albans based recruitment consultancy

Are you an experienced and ambitious Business Development Executive / Consultant or a 360 Recruitment consultant looking for a new challenge?

Understanding Recruitment, an award winning Technology Recruitment consultancy, is looking for a talented individual to join us as a Business Development Executive, with a complete focus on Clients and developing new business opportunities for our Delivery team.

As a business, we've consistently grown year on year, currently over 50% up on last year! Due to this exciting growth, we now have the need for a Business Development Executive to assist with the continued growth plans.

As a Business Development Consultant for Understanding Recruitment you will be 100% client focussed and you will play a pivotal part in helping Understanding Recruitment to achieve its growth targets through delivering new business across the organisation.

Ideally, we're looking for someone with a proven track record in recruitment sales or business development. You will also need to demonstrate that you have the personal skills to build excellent relationships, as well as being a persuasive communicator and with the ability to demonstrate a confident approach to their work.

The Role of the business development executive is to:

  • Winning new business with clients across the London and Home Counties
  • Approaching target accounts for Understanding Recruitment
  • Converting leads into business opportunities for the Delivery team and wider 360 consultants.
  • Arranging appointments with potential clients
  • Keep in regular contact with clients to develop relationships
  • Ad hoc projects to help generate additional business opportunity

Experience/Attributes required for the Business Development Executive:

  • Proven experience of working within a sales driven environment
  • Ability to develop and secure new business opportunities
  • Tenacity and resilience with a drive to succeed whilst working under pressure
  • Ability to quickly build rapport
  • Confident to present high-level pitches to senior executives
  • Driven by results / KPI's / over achievement
  • Experience in a recruitment role is desirable

Salary: £20,000 - £32,000 + OTE + paid parking + gym membership + benefits

Location: St Albans

Please apply immediately if this position is of interest!