BUSINEsS DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE 

Could you be the driving force behind generating new sales leads and contacts to grow a successful consulting business? We are looking for an experienced Business Development Executive to join our friendly and dynamic team to help expand our list of global brand clients.

Experience: 3-5 years’ proven track record of sales experience preferably within a Technology or Professional Services business.
Confident, tenacious, self-starter who loves networking with a passion for sales.  
Location: role in London, (UK) with opportunities to travel outside
Job type: permanent 

 

What does a business development executive do?

Your job as a Business Development Executive is to identify sales leads, pitch to potential new clients and support the Executive team to execute their sales strategies.  You will have experience on a wide range of clients and sectors to help you drive business from across Europe but mostly within the UK. 

Core activities:                                                                                          

  • Research prospective clients and companies
  • Follow up on new business opportunities to pitch Consulting, Technology and Training offerings to potential clients
  • Engage with senior-level corporate leaders to proactively schedule meetings and technology demonstrations through calls, email and LinkedIn
  • Supporting the senior-level corporate leaders on the development and execution of their sales plans
  • Ongoing communication on new product development to prospective and existing clients
  • Supporting the marketing team with marketing campaigns and events
  • Providing reports and analysis on sales activity using the CRM system
  • Help managing and drive attendance to events
  • Share knowledge and expertise with counterparts in USA and Australia

Requirements

You will be a confident, tenacious, self-starter who loves networking with a passion for sales.  You will have 3-5 years’ proven track record of sales experience preferably within a Technology or Professional Services business.

It also helps if you have:

  • First class communication and interpersonal skills along with the ability to negotiate at senior levels within a wide variety of companies
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Be consistent, dependable, and efficient
  • Works well on own initiatives and also in team environment
  • A SaaS background and or knowledge of Procurement and Supply Chain practices would be desirable

Package 

Compensation will be salary plus commission levels payable on reaching targets.  Base salary will depend on experience.

Next step

We’d love to hear from you. Please send your CV and cover letter through to operations@stateofflux.co.uk.
 

About State of Flux

State of Flux is a fast growing procurement and supply chain consultancy headquartered in London with locations in the US and Australia.  Our creative and client-focused team are experts in procurement with a passion for solving our clients’ business challenges. We offer the only smart procurement and supplier management solutions in the market, combining consultancy, technology, training and managed services.
 
State of Flux is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society. We do not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.