Digital Business Development Executive

  • Job Reference: JO-2102-14369
  • Date Posted: 24 March 2021
  • Recruiter: Blue Arrow
  • Location: Peterborough
  • Salary: £23,000 to £27,000
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Digital Business Development Executive

My client design, engineer, manufacture and sell Gas Springs, Dampers and Struts for the most demanding applications from marine and food to aerospace and medical. They are a progressive and expanding company therefore opportunities to progress your career are available.

They are building a skilled and flexible workforce, who want to develop. Their fledgeling eCommerce business needs your help to grow, launching technical products into a competitive sector they need a driven executive to kick start it.

You will be given great freedoms and autonomy to work towards the objectives of your role.

● A competitive basic salary of £23k
● Y1 OTE of £27k - Sales based bonus
● Flexible working hours and work from home opportunities
● Lucrative bonus and incentive schemes
● Productivity bonus and incentive schemes
● Pension opportunities
● Excellent professional development on offer

Role & Responsibilities
● The early priority objective is to build the sales prospects pipeline through a combination of activities including but not limited to
○ Analysing market segments and hunting for opportunities
○ Direct contact via telephone/email/in person
○ Use Google Adwords and other CPC platforms to drive traffic
● Deliver technical sales leads/opportunities for design engineers to progress
● Follow-up responses and expressions of interest to arrange demonstrations, presentations etc
● Help to generate content for social media and other marketing channels
● Liaise with the marketing team to run the campaigns
● Work closely with marketing and management to improve campaign performance
● Managing and maintaining the website with correct product information
● Ensuring on time and in full delivery of customers orders
● You will progress identified opportunities through the sales cycle to a successful conclusion
● Possess exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
● Self-motivated, with a strong desire to succeed
● Commercial acumen

This is a new opportunity for the business so adaptability and quick learning are key as the role will develop over time.

Familiarity and confidence with spreadsheets (excel etc) is essential
Basic programming skills are desirable (python ideally)
Direct sales experience
Measures of Performance
As a company, they strive for continual improvement and look for team players who are keen to improve themselves too. Some of the characteristics they look for are:

Hard Skills:
● Ability to perform the various tasks as required by your role
● Attention to detail
● Productive output
● Quality of output

Soft Skills and Character Traits:
● Awareness of QMS policy and operation
● An advocate of H&S Excellence
● Communication Skills
● Ability to respond to and change
● Speed of learning and skill retention
● Self-direction & problem solving
● Work ethic and motivation to get things done
● Focus on customer satisfaction
● Spotting and highlighting problems or opportunities for improvement
● Desire to improve oneself and undertake new roles
● Commercial acumen

If you feel this could be for you then please apply with your CV and we will be in touch!