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Business Development Executive

We are a fast-growing, market-leading Data Quality Solutions company based near Chester who provides a range of services to help our clients understand, enhance and maximise the value of their data. To sustain our excellent growth, we have a new and exciting role  for a Business Development Executive to support our growing sales team.

The role is to helpexceed sales target through a combination of sales initiatives including generating and qualifying leads, sales prospect calling, sourcing and developing client referrals, and cross selling to existing clients. You will be supported by a range of proactive marketing initiatives that drive a significant number of incoming sales leads to Data8 and an excellent Technical Team who deliver pre and post-sales support as required.

Ideally, you will have a sales background, with a proven track record of hitting targets. Experience in the Data Industry is not essential as extensive training for our range of services will be provided.

Job Responsibility

  • Meet all agreed financial targets
  • Achieve all non-financial metrics that are set, including but not limited to the number of outbound calls, client visits, quotes, proposals, and self-source leads
  • Carry out sales prospect calls to generate new leads
  • Self-source appropriate leads to contact through your own research
  • Source and develop client referrals
  • Schedule sales activity and prepare sales action plans and strategies
  • Negotiate with clients to ensure the highest profit margin possible is achieved on each order
  • Follow up on all incoming leads in line with the company procedures
  • Increase the contact surface within accounts to minimise risk & increase potential spending
  • Attend face to face meetings and exhibitions when required
  • Provide accurate forecasting
  • Communicate relevant competitor information which could impact Data8
  • Advise of potential issues which may impact your personal sales performance

What we offer

  • Convenient location in Ellesmere Port, Chester, Cheshire (Near Cheshire Oaks)
  • Hours : Monday-Friday 9:00am - 5:30pm
  • Competitive basic salary with a realistic OTE of £40,000, uncapped commission structure
  • Holidays: 23 days per annum plus statutory bank holidays, plus an additional day for each year of service and your birthday provided as an extra days holiday following 1 years continuous employment
  • Generous company pension scheme
  • Employee benefits include Perkbox Employee Scheme
  • Free parking next to the office
  • Relaxed dress code
  • Opportunity to join an innovative, growing company with a positive working environment

Please send your CV and salary requirements in confidence to careers@data-8.co.uk if you are interested in the role.

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