Trainee Business Development Executive

Location: Datchet, United Kingdom
Type: Full Time

Business Development Executive – Industrial/Product Design (Datchet, Berkshire)

Industrial Design Consultancy Ltd is one of the UK’s most effective product design and development consultancies.  We are keen to accelerate our growth through the appointment of a Business Development Executive whose role will be identifying and developing predominantly new business opportunities in the medical and specialist industrial/commercial sectors where our reputation is strongest. This is a genuine opportunity for salary and career growth in a friendly, dynamic and exciting company.

 Your responsibilities will include:

  • Identifying and contacting new prospects
  • Maintaining accurate data with the sales CRM system
  • Making appointments
  • Attending initial meetings and giving presentations (with support from technical colleagues)
  • Taking briefs for new projects (with support from technical colleagues)
  • Preparing and presenting proposals (with support from technical colleagues)
  • Following up live leads and keeping in touch with existing and potential clients

Key requirements are:

  • An understanding of product development, design, and/or engineering
  • A strong work and customer service ethic
  • A likeable character who is good listener with a genuine interest in people
  • The ability to sell an idea; someone who is adaptable, creative and problem solver
  • Good self-discipline and organisation; a “self-starter” who will take the initiative also remain persistent
  • A team player who is used to collaborating on projects
  • Minimum 2 A levels; preferably a degree in a maths or science subject
  • UK Driving License with less than 9 points
  • Competency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and internet use as a minimum
  • Good standard of spoken and written English

We offer a salary of c. £24,000 with training, marketing and technical support, plus the opportunity to grow personally and financially with our business. 

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