Job vacancy - Business Development Executive

Position: Business Development Executive
Reference: CHacs266
Location: West End
Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 per annum

As the Business Development Executive, you will be responsible for the acquisition and retention of new clients. Through a combination of excellent customer service and the ability to get to the heart of what their clients want, the BD team set the companies Advisory Services Team up for success by getting a clear brief and managing client expectations. Responsible for the management of the inflow of opportunities from potential new clients as well as generation and qualification of new business leads, qualifying them for new sales opportunities and nurturing them to realise new business. You may be speaking to key industry figures about new product launches, working with regulatory advisors to put together service proposals and quotations, or meeting your clients face-to-face to solve their problems.

  • Generate new business and qualify leads
  • Management of requests for new business efficiency
  • Scoping work requests with the client and developing a clear brief f what services are required
  • Creating and issuing work quotations for new projects, using established rate card and following up to close the sale
  • Liaising with the Advisory Services Team to provide answers to specialise queries in a timely manner
  • Checking and maintaining complete and accurate data and relevant systems, at all stages of the project
  • Producing required reporting with agreed content on a regular schedule
  • Establishing and maintaining good relationships with clients, and taking on account management duties for these clients if required
  • Attending, and contributing to, regular internal meetings to keep the BD Manager and Sector Director updates on the progress of your projects and clients
  • Provide cover for the CS Executive if required

To be successful in this role of Business Development Executive we would love to speak to anyone who has experience of:

  • Knowledge of the food industry and/or regulatory services
  • Project management experience
  • A competitive nature
  • Experience of cold calling and lead generation
  • Customer service-orientated
  • Strong telephone communication

ACS are recruiting for an BD Executive. If you feel that you have the skills and experience required in this advertisement to be an BD Executive, please submit your CV including an outline of your experience as an BD Executive. It is always a good idea to include a covering letter outlining your experience as an BD Executive with your application as this will enhance your chances of selection and improve your prospects of landing the BD Executive role you desire.