Business Development Executive

  • fulltime
  • Sunderland, SR5 3PE
  • GBP 23000.0 to 26000.0 Annum

MCF Recruitment are delighted to be working with a new Client based in Sunderland specialising in specialist software development. They provide organisations with all the tools they need to manage, engage and grow their communities online.

As they continue to grow, they are looking for an experienced and motivated Sales Executive who will be responsible for generating new sales and meeting targets.

Duties initially include researching potential clients, prospecting (via phone/email/LinkedIn) and arranging demonstrations for their 'closing team' to conduct. In addition to these duties, you will conduct live demonstrations of their platform and take potential clients all the way through the sales process.

In order to be successful in this role, you must be motivated, hold a strong work ethic and more importantly have the drive and desire to succeed. Ideally, our Client are looking for sales experience from the software world or from selling a SaaS product – however should you feel you have sales experience that is transferable we would love to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research organisations and key contacts
  • Use of Telephone/Email/social media to engage with potential clients and book demonstrations
  • Demonstrating our platform to potential clients via online meeting room
  • Meet and exceed monthly sales targets
  • Update and maintain records within CRM (HubSpot)

Key Requirements:

  • Experience in Sales (ideally Software, Digital or SaaS product)
  • Strong work ethic
  • Motivated to learn and succeed - Self Starter eager to hit the ground running!
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Able to work comfortably in a fast-paced environment
  • Curious and not frightened to ask questions

The probation period for sales is 3 months with an option to extend for an additional 3 months.

If you feel that you have the skills and experience required to be successful within this role, hit the Apply now button, get your CV over to us, and we will be in touch!