Business Development Executive

  • Location
    Harlow, Essex
  • Salary
    £ 20000 - £ 30000 / Year
  • Category
    Sales & Retail - Business Development
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Sales and Retail
  • External Reference
    JN-032020-124349

Job Title: Business Development Executive


Location: Harlow


Salary: TBC


Adecco Harlow are currently recruiting for a Business Development Executive, in Harlow. The successful candidate will have a proven experience in bringing on new business and hitting set targets.


The purpose of the role



  • Responsible for the generation and development of new customers

  • The Internal Sales Person will identify and qualify new customers to develop a close relationship ensuring business growth to maximise profit and deliver performance to targets.

  • Qualification of customers through existing databases, websites, media, LinkedIn, Applegate, exhibition data etc

  • Continuous training through generation of new enquiries

  • Work with Account Manager to maximise relationships and business within our customer base

  • Attain targets through qualification, development, and growth of business

  • Work to assigned targets on a daily, weekly and monthly basis

  • Disciplined use of CRM and administration to record and follow up customer activity

  • Identify and create a strong loyal relationship with all decision makers

  • Complete management reports on time

  • Awareness of applicable company KPIs and business plan

  • Liaising with factories to ensure quotations are correct to drawings/samples and competitive

  • Create, negotiate and close commercial agreements with customers

  • Add value to the sale through development of in-depth product, market and customer knowledge

  • Introduce Account Manager into customer base and work together to increase customer visits



Person Specification:



  • Demonstrable and successful sales track record

  • Confident to work on own initiative and motivated to achieve targets

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Good organisational and time management skills

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal

  • Strong account management and relationship building skills

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Hollie Justice