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Business Development Executive

Job Description

The role consists of:

  • Use internal data base to contact existing dormant/new Acorn dealers to develop them to be a regular ordering account
  • Researching and sourcing potential business opportunities and contacts
  • Developing and maintaining business relations
  • Following up business leads and identifying new sales opportunities
  • Building new relationships
  • Use diary to log calls/ make notes on the system, organise call backs and stay in touch with the dealers until they place first order
  • Contacting each dealer on a regular set basis until it becomes a regular dealer – then pass it to the account manager
  • Providing new dealers with marketing material
  • Work with other members of the team in a positive and supportive manner to keep friendly working environment

The Ideal Candidate
  • Speaking ENGLISH + ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE (Italian, German, Spanish, French) is Advantageous but not essential
  • Previous work experience in a similar role
  • Commercial knowledge to analyse market data and identify new opportunities
  • Good telephone manner
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to approach people at all levels of seniority
  • Ambitious and persistent
  • Self-motivated and enjoy working to targets
  • Salary package:

Key Skills
    • Pension Provision
    • Healthcare Provision
    • Free Parking
    • Excellent Transport Links to Leeds, Bradford and Skipton
    • In-house Canteen
    • Induction and Training Programme
    • On-going Coaching and Development

About Acorn Stairlifts UK

Employing over 1,700 people worldwide Acorn is the world's largest independent manufacturer and supplier of straight stairlifts, with sales in over 75 countries and offices on 4 continents. Acorn achieved the Investors in People award and continues to invest in its most valuable resource: its people.

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Job ref: B2B Exec

02/07/19 30/09/19

Steeton, West Yorkshire

8.00am - 5.00pm


GBP £ 21000

Salary: £21000 + commission (Up to £35k OTE)

Type of contract: Full Time - Permanent

Working hours: Monday to Friday – 37.5 hrs

Holiday entitlement: 28 days per year (including bank holidays) Raises with length of service

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