Business Development Executive

Business Development Executive Leeds, England

Full Time Leeds, England 20000 - 25000 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Job Title: Business Development Executive
Reports to: New Business Internal Sales Manager
Salary: £20,000- £25,000, OTE £35,000+
Location: Head Office
Head Office: Leeds

Are you driven, and hungry for money and progression?

Do you want to kick start your career with one of the UK’s best companies to work for?

We have proudly been placed #27 in the top 100 best small companies to work for in the UK, as well as being placed in the top 20 companies to work for in the Yorkshire and Humber region.

About Us:

Lily is The Home of Digital Transformation. We are a multi award-winning provider of communications and IT solutions for business. We provide a wide range of innovative solutions to for small to medium enterprises in the UK, allowing them to future proof their business and achieve success, all whilst lowering costs, increasing revenue and efficiency.

At Lily, we take great pride in what we do, and we are always looking for people that represent our core values of Passion, Performance and Integrity. Working at Lily has often been described as a white-knuckle rollercoaster ride – it’s so fast paced that when it stops, you feel out of breath, but you can’t wait to get back on. We’re proud of who we are - we’re going places – so the only question left to ask is, do you want to come with us?

About the Department/Team:

The new business sales team play a huge role in the business, which we take very seriously. We are the start of the sales process and the first point of contact for customers. As part of the role, we nurture, create and develop sales leads into opportunities and cross sell all products of the business to potential customers.

Lily is going through an exciting period of high growth and so we are in the process of setting up this new team; which means huge potential for both commission and career progression for those that join the team now. We are creating a team of energetic, motivated and target driven sales people who work hard but have fun. We’d love you to join us!

What the job is:

The primary focus of this role is to make outbound telephone calls to a targeted database of potential Lily customers, to generate new business opportunities for the sales team.

We offer a great basic with OTE £35,000+ and regular, additional incentives.

Within the role you will need to:

  • Self-source leads for the sales team to pursue.
  • Manage the database to spot opportunities, understand market changes and gain knowledge of on-going and future business requirements.
  • Create customer relationships and develop new contacts within the database for sales targeting.
  • Achieve personal targets, team targets and KPI’s.
  • Present our company to potential clients.

Benefits at Lily:

  • Structured Induction Programme
  • In-house training via our Lily Performance Academy
  • Personal performance plan
  • Extra income opportunities on top of salary and commission
  • Purchase additional holidays
  • ‘Duvet day’ for your birthday
  • Company incentives such as bike to work scheme and a monthly £15 contribution to your gym membership
  • Lily Life – actively run fun company events
  • Company pension
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme for wellbeing support

About You:

Are you an outgoing, confident individual who enjoys a challenge? Do you possess a strong sales ability and have previous knowledge of the telecoms/IT sector? Have you got a ‘can do/no quit’ attitude?

To be successful in this role, you will ideally have previous sales experience developing leads. You will be a good relationship builder as you will also be responsible for continuous business from your accounts. A new business salesperson who is capable of self-generating their own leads ad opportunities will thrive in this role and make a lot of money.

Although previous experience in the telecoms/IT sector is preferred, having the right attitude, motivation and commitment is more important as we are able to provide full training to the right candidates.

All applications will be considered but due to the number of applications only those deemed the most suitable will be contacted.

We are committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. You and any job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Business Development Executive
Leeds, United Kingdom
Unknown / Non-Applicable
1 to 50 Employees
Company - Private
Cable, Internet & Telephone Providers
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