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Business Development Executive (£35K)

Job Description

Looking for your next career step in your career? This could be the right role for you,

Salary/ Benefits

In order to attract the very best talent on the market a generous remuneration package is on offer based on experience plus a range of benefits:

  • up to £35k base depending on experience
  • Individual and Company Bonus

Client

Used by more than 3 million people annually, our systems enable insurance providers to secure business within their target markets and empower consumers to easily identify those providers who meet their financial product requirements at market leading prices. Our Affinity Partnership arrangements also facilitate other companies to increase the range of services offered (and revenue generated) via their websites. Our products are used by over 400 financial partners in the insurance, finance and utilities industry.

The Ideal Person

  • You are a natural forward planner who critically assesses your own performance. You are reliable, tolerant, and determined whilst being credible and comfortable in dealing with senior company executives. You are an empathic communicator who can see things from the other person's point of view and you are a great team player. You are well-presented and business-like and eager to embrace new experiences, responsibilities and accountabilities. You are an excellent face-to-face and telephone/virtual communicator, and you can demonstrate previous successes and experiences in attracting new major accounts, managing key accounts and achieving long term profitable partner relationships

Qualifications: A business related degree

  • Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in a customer facing, new business development role is essential but 3+ years' experience is preferred.
  • Proven experience in negotiating and acquiring high value new business
  • Proven track record of managing and maximising the profitability of multiple B2B relationships
  • Experience of working in a target driven environment
  • Excellent analytical and data interpretation skills
  • Excellent skills in MS Office (particularly Excel).
  • Proven ability to self-educate
  • Superb email and verbal communication skills.

Responsibilities

  • Driving growth in new commercial partnerships and developing existing commercial partnerships through strong working relationships.
  • Creating presentation decks, assisting with or conducting presentations and inputting to other marketing collateral to support partnership acquisition.
  • Liaising and attending meetings and exhibitions with other company functions e.g. Product Management, necessary to perform duties and aid business and organisational development.
  • Following up on inbound enquiries and generating outbound leads and opportunities, including strategic industry and competitor analysis
  • Effectively negotiating commercial and contractual terms.
  • Monitoring and reporting on new business sales activities and providing accurate weekly and monthly pipeline forecast information.
  • Any other additional tasks as required by the business from time to time.

  • For further information on this vacancy, or any other job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Phil.Doherty@vanrath.com 0r 02890330250 in the strictest confidence.

We recognise that making a career change can be a huge step. We will support you through every step of the recruitment process, from an initial discussion of your goals and aspirations, to the security of your new position.

Our consultants are sector specific and have an in-depth knowledge of, and experience in, their respective fields. Put simply, they are the best in the business! We continually monitor trends and developments within the market to ensure we provide the very highest quality advice and
support to our clients and candidates.