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Sales/Business Development Executive – Permanent

Competitive basic with amazing bonus scheme
Facilities Management
Degree Discipline & Classification
Educated to The Graduate standard
UCAS Points
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About Our Client

Our client has been established as the premier choice of professional contract cleaning in the area for over 25 years. With a wide variety of prestigious clients, customers tell them that they find their local hands-on management team an invaluable resource. Whether it’s to amend or extend their service or to immediately resolve any issues, having knowledgeable experienced local our client’s senior staff available and operating within 30 minutes of anywhere in Milton Keynes or Northamptonshire is a critical performance advantage.

Whist retaining a lot of its customer base over the years our client’s expansion has continued and now possess Corporate Membership of BICSs and obtained accreditation with Altius and Safe Contractor.

The company has also gained accreditation with National Academy of Crime Scene Cleaning. Throughout their history their main principal is to work with customers who want a quality service forming a good understanding of what they need and to form a good working relationship.

Many of our client’s team are long-serving members of staff. They do not use temporary or agency people. They prefer to develop their own skills in-house… and it shows.

Roles & Responsibilities

The Sales executive is a key position in our clients team, reporting into the Sales Manager you will focus on a geographical area. An exciting opportunity to really make this role your own and add value to the business and team you will be working with. There is an uncapped bonus available to you.

Full support will be provided to understand the processes used internally and the services available to potential clients. You can expect your day to day activity to involve:

  • researching into potential clients, collating data and determining your approach prior to making contact, utilising the CRM system
  • meeting with clients virtually or during sales visits
  • building good working relationships with prospective clients over the phone or face to face
  • understanding the needs of your business customers
  • presenting the service to decision makers
  • being an active participant in any bid/tender process to win business
  • negotiation of new contracts
  • recording sales and new contract information
  • maintaining an active pipeline
  • communicate with operations on new contracts
  • reviewing sales performance
  • negotiating contracts and packages
  • working towards monthly or annual targets.
  • Reporting to Sales Manager on progress and sales pipeline

Skills Required

  • Face to face/telephone sales experience
  • Industry experience (not essential)
  • Proven experience booking appointments and getting the buy in from clients
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Ability to close a sale
  • Strong communicator, able to build relationships
  • Target driven and hungry for success
  • Ability to present and engage with an audience in a meeting
  • Flexible approach to work and people
  • Can do positive attitude
  • Problem solver
  • IT literate
  • Ability to work on own initiative and manage own diary
  • Full driving licence (no more than 3 points on licence)
  • Lives local to the Northamptonshire area


  • £300 a month company car allowance or car provided to this value
  • Fuel card
  • Laptop
  • Mobile phone.


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