Business Development Executive

Location: Mirfield, West Yorkshire
Ref: TAP1582
Pay: £25-30,000.00pa

Our client is looking for a passionate Business Development Executive to join their ambitious agency. If you have a passion about new business and the desire to convert opportunities, then you might be exactly what they are looking for!

You will need to be proactive, resilient and have an eye for spotting new opportunities. Working with the MD and Head of Digital, you will be creating and following up on proposals, clients, and campaigns. The majority of your time will be spent maximising an extensive contact database and creating sales opportunities by contacting potential new clients and focusing on the growth of the business. Establishing the first point of contact with decision makers.

Responsibilities of the role:

  • Maintaining client market awareness through proactive research
  • Supporting in new business pitches
  • Providing support to senior staff on new business briefs
  • Identifying opportunities for cross-sell within client accounts
  • Representing the business at networking events, promoting the agency and services
  • Attending client meetings
  • Day to day management of small projects and support for large campaigns

About You:
You will have:

  • A friendly and approachable attitude
  • Work well in teams as well as individually
  • First-class problem-solving capabilities
  • Trustworthy and amicable
  • Ability to pass on and share knowledge

Candidates Must Have:

  • You will have previous experience in a B2B or B2C sales role
  • Previous agency experience would be valuable
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Confident telephone & virtual manner
  • Keen eye for proofreading
  • Knowledge of the Adobe Suite
  • Microsoft Suite proficiency
  • Driving licence
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Fantastic attention to detail

Benefits of working for our client include:

  • A very competitive salary based on experience
  • 22 Days Holiday + Christmas to New Year
  • Bonus Scheme/ assessed annually around the business success
  • Private Healthcare Scheme
  • Training/Development Opportunities (particularly in Digital Marketing)
  • Free Parking
  • Working Flexibility/Remote Working
  • Pension (Auto Enrolment)
  • Mileage Expenses
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Unlimited Tea & Coffee
  • Fish & Chip Fridays (Birthdays only for health reasons)


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