Account Executive

  • Greater Manchester
  • Permanent
  • Sales
  • MWj5-1505361
  • 05/06/2024
Business Development Executive – Software
35k Base, 65k OTE + Executive Benefits
Our award-winning client is a fast-growing, highly visible, and well-respected software company with a growing portfolio of private and public sector-focused products. This innovative, market-leading company delivers both on-premise and cloud-based applications. To stay on top of inbound leads, they have an immediate and exciting opening in Manchester for a Business Development Executive. This exciting company has recently been certified for the 3rd year running as one of the UK's best workplaces for Women.
As a Business Development Executive, you will:  
  • Focus on inbound private and public sector leads
  • Identify, map, and approach warm prospects
  • Deliver warm prospect outreach via phone, email, and social media
  • Prepare and deliver demos
  • Question, understand, and establish prospect pain points
  • Guide prospects through the sales process
  • Build strong rapport
  • Collaborate with colleagues to help refine the sales playbook
  • Continue personal development and learning
The ideal Business Development Executive will demonstrate the following skills, traits, and experience:    
  • A recent degree
  • 18+ months B2B sales experience
  • Strong technical interest
  • Results/target driven
  • Customer-focused mindset
  • New business hunter mentality
  • Excellent communication in both written and verbal form
  • The ability to learn and understand new products and technology
  • A hunger for career advancement
  • Articulate, competitive, and passionate
The successful Business Development Executive can expect:  
  • A starting base salary of 35k
  • A first-year achievable OTE of 65k
  • Massive growth
  • Perks and incentives
  • Generous PTO
  • Learning and development
  • A fun working environment
The Certus Recruitment Group is an established and experienced specialist consultancy providing sales, marketing, and IT recruitment services to the technology sector throughout the UK, Europe, North America, and Australia.
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