graduate business development executive in cambridge

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£ 26,000 per year
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cambridge, east of england
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£ 26,000 per year
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01625 255 255
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Job Title: Graduate Business Development Executive
Location: Cambridgeshire
Salary: £25k (OTE £35k)
Sector: Tech - Smart Cities

Our client is an innovative technology services provider for connected street lighting and smart city wireless networks – they’re one of the only providers of these solutions, and have proudly helped councils across 8 countries implement low energy, smart solutions.

They’re looking to bring on board a bright, energetic, and ambitious graduates to help strategically grow their business prospects in new territories.

In this role you’ll be:
  • Working closely with the marketing team to qualify potential business and turn them into new clients; attending exhibitions,
  • Building relationships with identified potential new customers through skilful research conducting targeted phone and email introductions; nurturing relationships in order to maximise account value
  • Assisting senior sales personnel and the Bid Manager in delivering of responses to tenders;
  • Record and maintain relevant sales data in Sales Force and provide timely territory specific reports;
  • Keeping all CRM information up-to-date, responding to any customer requests within agreed service frameworks;
  • Assisting with creating sales and marketing materials e.g. brochures, exhibitions, case studies; advise on changes and trends in your markets and the activities of competitors
Since you’ll be joining a closely knit team, you’ll benefit from exposure to a range of functions – your research skills will be put to the test, and you’ll get an overview of every area of the business. You’ve got a fantastic opportunity to learn from highly senior professionals in a niche operation and to leverage your fantastic communication skills in this truly global opportunity. In addition, you’ll also receive full and bespoke training developed in conjunction with this client.

What you get:

-        Competitive salary of £26k
-        Potential OTE of up to £40k
-        Fantastic progression opportunities
-        Company Holidays
-        Social events/nights out

You’ll need to be a university graduate:

-        Excellent communication/interpersonal skills
-        Highly self-motivated

Next Steps:

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(Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to contact all applicants directly. If you haven’t heard from us within 28 days please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.)