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Business Development Representative

Eastwood, Nottinghamshire
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
Business Development Representative When registering to this job board you will be redirected to the online application form. Please ensure that this is completed in full in order that your application can be reviewed. When your groceries arrive at your door or you sign for your online parcel, one or more of our software, telematics or proof-of-purchase solutions has probably been used. Our solutions deliver value to many of the UK s leading grocery retailers and food logistics providers as well as to household names including JCB, Eddie Stobart, Carlsberg, Waitrose, and Royal Mail. We are looking for a Business Development Representative to support Microlise s future partnerships, to enable a safe, efficient and sustainable connected world. As a key member of the Business Development team, you will be pivotal in generating leads and sales appointments; through the identification of new business opportunities and the outreach to prospects through telephone, email, social media, and other digital tools. Are you an excellent communicator with initiative and demonstrable experience within a Business Development role? Looking to kickstart your career in a growing, industry leading organisation? Yes?! Then we d love to hear from you. What you will be doing: Identification of companies and contacts that are prospective customers Ensure Customer Relationship Management systems are continually updated, with business development activities and accurate information Outreach to prospects through telephone, email, social media, and other digital tools Initial qualification of leads and opportunities Setting of new business appointments for the new business team Ensure all leads and prospects are followed up as required Manage tasks and activities so that these are targeted and managed in a timely manner Respond to inbound sales enquiries and take appropriate action Create reports and submit performance data into agreed tracking systems for KPI monitoring Communicate and engage with colleagues and prospects in a professional and courteous manner Maintain good working knowledge of Microlise products and services Remain focused on key KPIs, to ensure continuous delivery of appointments in terms of quality and quantity What we re looking for: Previous experience in a business development role, ideally within the transport or technology industry Demonstrable experience of initiative, self-sufficiency, and motivation Enthusiasm, passion and a drive to succeed Excellent communication skills and able to deliver an engaging and professional experience via the telephone Ability to engage and build effective relationships with stakeholders quickly Organised and able to prioritise own workload in a fast paced environment Ability to find imaginative and practical solutions and make well-considered decisions Why Microlise? Proudly Midlands-based, Microlise has been operating for over thirty years, and recently became a Publicly Listed Company with shares trading on the London Stock Exchange. Our growing business is guided by our culture which drives the way we behave, the way we work, the way we connect with our customers, and the way we support and develop our people. Full support and training to ensure you are well equipped to succeed in your role Private medical insurance with Vitality Health including rewards for members such as: Free Amazon Prime, Apple Watch, discounted gym membership and many more! 25 days holiday, excluding bank holidays, increasing with service Invested in employee health and well-being with over 20 mental health first aiders in the business Employee Assistance Programmes Free Costco membership, 20% off EE mobile and line rental, and other local discounts Great staff extras: Easter eggs, yearly BBQ, Christmas gifts and annual staff awards Free Microlise Cresswell Racing Tickets, support British Superbikes Executive Box at Motorpoint Arena Nottingham Recruitment Process For successful candidates, interviews will take place whilst the advert is still live; so don t delay getting your application in! Recruitment Agencies Whilst we make every effort to directly source candidates for our live roles, we do have a very small preferred supplier list on the occasion we may require additional support. We therefore do not accept speculative CVs and/or cold calls to our Recruitment Team or Hiring Managers. Please note: the successful candidates' job title will be Business Development Specialist in line with our organisational structure
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  • Job Reference: 702533857-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Microlise
  • Location: Eastwood, Nottinghamshire
  • Salary: £24,500
  • Bonus/Benefits: upwards) plus bonus
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent