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Business Development Executive

Leeds, Yorkshire
Remote Working
Remote Working
£40,000 to £80,000
Job Type
2 Sep 2022

Basic salary £40k plus 40 - 100% OTE paid quarterly.

Hybrid working

My client is an FCA-regulated provider of innovative financial products that help individuals access inheritance funds quicker and more easily than traditional financial products.

This is a fantastic role with huge potential, ideal for an aspiring and enthusiastic business development professional to continue their career with an emerging consumer finance start up. You will be responsible for growing the company s revenue and profile through case referrals from a range of Intermediaries.

They are looking for someone who can grow with the role and the company and is excited by the opportunity. The ideal candidate will have experience in Business Development or Account Management.

They have an entrepreneurial ethos, and you will have the exciting opportunity to influence the future success of the business.

Key responsibilities

  • Working in a regional team with an allocated Business Development Manager to activate new, and develop existing, intermediary relationships from a pool of potential intermediaries
  • Develop an effective contact plan with the allocated Business Development Manager, which ensures that opportunities are maximised through strong teamwork and deploying the most effective treatment strategy for each segment of the panel
  • Proactively contact target (new) intermediaries through a variety of channels, e.g., direct approaches (telephone and email), personal contacts, industry associations, LinkedIn, etc.
  • Engage and present (primarily remotely) to key contacts within most promising segments for proactive engagement on an ongoing basis to generate opportunities ('Hunt )
  • 'Farm panel of active Intermediaries to generate opportunities through continued contact
  • For directly introduced business, liaise with Intermediaries and be willing to communicate with the Customer (the applicant) and Intermediary to ensure required documentation is received
  • Using knowledge of products be able to solve Intermediary and Customer issues to maximise opportunities without, where possible, recourse to others
  • Address first line queries from Intermediaries in a timely and interactive hands-on manner; demonstrating knowledge of products, objection handling, underwriting requirements, etc.
  • Ensure effective communication between allocated BDM, Intermediary and Operations/Underwriting to eliminate, as far as possible, any delays/misconceptions/misunderstandings

Key Attributes & Experience

  • B2B2C Sales/Relationship Management experience
  • Demonstrable career progression
  • Excellent relationship building and leadership skills
  • Tenacious, able to work around potential blockages, ability to think on your feet
  • Excellent communicator at all levels and through all channels, attention to detail
  • Confident at writing and delivering presentations
  • Proactive and self-motivated, able to work remotely
  • Fully skilled in Microsoft Office product suite and CRM systems
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  • Job Reference: 702714431-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: L G SELECT LIMITED
  • Location: Leeds, Yorkshire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £40,000 to £80,000
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent