Business Development Executive

16 May 20222022-05-16
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Business Development Executive


£32,000 plus private medical and quarterly bonuses available after the probation period.

Recruit 12 has an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Executive to collaborate with clientele to successfully secure specifications that suit the clients Glide-On system and ensure we are included in the early design and ER stages with clients and Architects. ‘Surrounding’ the client project team (architects, structural engineers, cost consultants etc) and regularly following up so when the project is ready to be handed over to the sales team at tender stage lots of value has been built for them to leverage in closing the sale.

Your responsibilities as a Business Development Executive will include:

  • Initiate new business by seeking out and following up relevant leads and establishing strong relationships with a comprehensive network of appropriate clients.
  • Identify the political map in each potential customer to connect with decision- makers and influencers
  • Ensure customers understand how they can add value to their projects (aesthetic and performance) by including the clients products
  • Ensure the clients PreCon Team have as comprehensive and detailed information as possible
  • Monitor market changes and feedback to the Marketing, Pre-Construction Team
  • Accurately forecast potential Specifications to the Sales Director
  • Prioritise, plan, and reduce travel and service time using Online meetings where possible.
  • Accurate reports and the ability to explain why the numbers have changed over a period
  • 50% of enquiries in our pipeline are using COACH A.I. Systems
  • Mandatory handover fields are complete for every handover
  • Detailed monthly report which gets great reviews from the management team.

To be a successful candidate as a Business Development Executive you will need:

  • Minimum of two G.C.S.E.
  • Full driving license 
  • No experience is required, we’ll give you the necessary training.
  • Enthusiastic drive with a willingness to grow and adapt.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: able to read people, empathize and respond effectively
  • Excellent rapport building skills. Great at initiating contact with prospects, influencers, and stakeholders
  • Ability to achieve deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Superb organization skills, both personally and for events
  • Good at triaging the hundreds of enquiries into a short list of live qualified leads
  • Good written, verbal, telephone, Zoom, Teams and in-person and presentation skills
  • Computer literate (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, CRM, Adobe, and Publisher)
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings
  • Excellent creative problem-solving skills


Recruit12 is a recruitment specialist working within the Automotive, Aerospace, and World Class manufacturing sectors.

Important: Please note Recruit12 is only able to place into employment candidates that have a valid EU passport, a European Economic Area (EEA) passport or a valid UK visa.