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Business Development Executive

Type: Permanent
Location: Belfast
Salary: See Description

On behalf of our client, a global service provider, we have a new opportunity for talented and driven Business Development Executive to join their dynamic sales team in Belfast.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an organisation which help to attract foreign direct investment and win Trade Deals for Northern Ireland, launching the marketing campaigns which have attracted top Multinational companies into Northern Ireland and for helping local SMEs create efficient sales processes, helping them to reach wider audiences and enter new global markets.

As a Business Development Executive, you will be responsible for identifying key opportunities across specific markets suitable for the type of investment the client requires. You will communicate with individuals and will manage the client relationship from the outset, ensuring you provide the bespoke service they require to the highest standard. This is a varied role and during busy spells, you may need to account manage a number of various contracts while ensuring deadlines are met. We need someone with top organisational skills but who is approachable and friendly for all the clients.

Applicants will need to demonstrate:

  • Do you have at least 6 months’ worth of experience in B2B sales?
  • Have you researched specific industries/companies and have you had to create ‘target’ lists?
  • Are you confident using the phone and email to communicate with potential customers from across the world?
  • Can you work well independently and as a team?
  • Is English your first language or a professional level?
  • Do you hold a valid UK Work permit if required?

Desirable criteria include the following:

·Knowledge of using online research tools such as social media platforms, RSS Feeds, Google Alerts, and LinkedIn for a sales purpose?

·Have you experience building relationships and managing accounts with clients?

·Do you speak any other languages apart from English at a professional level?

·Do you have a relevant Business related degree or equivalent?

As a Business Development Executive, the successful candidate can expect:

• £17,000 starting salary with scheduled increments based on performance.

• Annual increments

• Annual commission of £1,600

• Medical Insurance, Pension Contribution on completion of 1 years’ service.

• Education fund on completion of 1 years’ service

To apply for this role please email your cv in strictest confidence to and you will then be contacted to discuss the opportunity.

All applicants will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Please ensure your CV is accurate and up to date. The CV should include your full employment history inclusive of dates, all academic achievements and full personal contact details.

Please note only applicants that match this criteria can be considered for the role.

Apple Recruitment Services is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Apple Recruitment Services is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Key Skills

Apple Recruitment

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