• Francesca Ratcliffe-Boize
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Business Development ExecCity of London, England

Reference: BDE/FRB Type: Permanent Start: ASAP Industry: Sales

Salary: £23000 per annum + OTE 25 - 35k

Business Development Executive for Africa

The Role and Key Responsibilities

International leader in Audit, Risk, Fraud & Security training and conferences, seeking to recruit a Business Development Executive to sell public training courses, conferences and tailor in-house courses to corporate clients, financial institutions and government departments.

The successful candidate will use the internal database (as well as research their own leads) to contact the Heads of the above departments to learn about the challenges they are facing and hence their team's training needs. They will then propose training solutions to match these client's needs. The candidate will have responsibility for increasing revenue from Africa.

It is expected that the candidate will achieve revenues of £550k during their first year.

Given the consultative nature of the business and the sophistication of the clients, the position is an exciting opportunity for an intelligent, motivated and enthusiastic individual.

The candidate will also have the opportunity to travel overseas to meet clients and open-up new markets.

The Candidate

The role will suit a self-motivated sales professional who is keen to move into up to the next stage in his/her sales career.

*Excellent communication skills
*Strong questioning and listening skills to ensure that we fully understand our clients' needs
*Excellent telephone manner
*Self-starter, with a persuasive and motivational attitude
*Demonstrate initiative
*At least 2 years of sales experience
*Previous experience of African markets is an advantage

The role involves making an average of 60 calls a day using client relationship management software. You will also be expected to meet clients face-to-face during training luncheons, drinks receptions, during Conferences and face to face sales meetings.

Starting Salary is £23k with an OTE of £25-35k.

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