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Business Development Executive

We are currently working with a leading specialist manufacturer of construction products.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking a Business Development Executive to join their team based in Aylesford.

The Business Development Executive will support the busy field based Business Development Managers at all stages of the sales process.

Working as the first point of contact for customer enquiries, the BDE will be responsible for identifying opportunities, qualifying business leads and working with the wider team to bring them to order stage.

Responsibilities will include:

Have a structured and analytical approach to identify construction projects which may use the company's products.
Have the tenacity and resilience to develop the projects into warm leads for the field sales team.
Be able to communicate information and key messages of the business, customers and prospects.
Be comfortable to discuss commercial and technical issues in equal measure and have an understanding of the important connection between the two.
Identify and develop relationships with a broad spectrum of individuals and businesses through the industry.
Work as part of the wider team with a customer focused, can-do attitude.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

At least a year's experience working in a business development or sales role, ideally within the construction industry, but this isn't essential.
Excellent IT skills and comfortable using Microsoft Office applications.
Self motivated and ambitious.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing business that can offer ongoing training and career opportunities.

A fantastic salary and benefits package are also on offer including company and personal bonus scheme, company laptop and iPhone, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and pension scheme.

Working hours will be Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm and Friday 8.30am to 2.30pm.

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Thank you.

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