Business Development Executive

Ideal Personnel & Recruitment Solutions Ltd
£28,000 per annum
07 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
The role is to provide front line support to the marketing and business development team to deliver the marketing and business development programme. The role will cover a broad range of tasks and responsibilities, which will include the following: Your key duties will be: • supporting the firm’s sector strategy working closely with a number of chosen sectors to push and develop BD and cross-selling opportunities across the firm • leading individual, team and sector BD meetings • working closely with other team members to deliver sector specific events, targeted comms and tenders • assisting on the delivery of tenders, ad-hoc proposals and pitch preparation • campaign creation from inception to delivery and measurement of ROI • supporting workshop facilitation including issues definition and persona workshops • production of website and brochure copy and creation of bespoke credentials and other marketing materials • carrying out client and target research • development and maintenance of reports including tender and sales pipelines Skills and experience you will have: • a minimum of three years, working as part of a marketing / business development team – ideally gained within a professional services environment • experience of developing and supporting on the delivery of business development strategies • experience delivering successful tenders and proposals • experience of deploying the full marketing mix • experience of completing client/competitor research or client segmentation • experience of co-ordinating events and campaigns • Command of all Microsoft computer packages is essential • previous experience of client databases or CRM systems is highly desirable • to be educated to degree-level (or equivalent) Key competencies you will need: • strong writing skills and good attention to detail is paramount • the ability to prioritise workload and organise effectively • excellent communication and interpersonal skills • enthusiasm, commitment and a team player approach the ability to work in a busy team • ability to hit the ground running; ideally a self-motivated team player Flexibility to work additional hours is sometimes required due to the nature of the work. Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available. This job was originally posted as

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