Business Development Executive - Recruitment Services

West Yorkshire
Sales & Marketing
Business Development Manager
Display Salary:
DOE to 45k Basic OTE 85K
25 Sep 2020
Vacancy Type:
Job Description

Working with The Works!

We are currently recruiting for a Business Development Executive to join our organisation.

We offer an unrivalled development opportunity with our business that has been at the forefront of the regional recruitment sector for almost thirty years with a loyal and diverse client base.

Based in an idyllic canal-side office at Granary Wharf, a 5 minute walk from Leeds train station, our friendly work ethic means every member of our team has a say in how we do things. With frequent gatherings to discuss our plans going forward both inside and away from the office. We have a support team who are second to none, meaning you will get the best out of your job with us.

We work hard, clever and fast, we rise early and respect, support and encourage each other.

With fair commission scheme, flexible working options we have a different way of working than most.

Our team mean everything to each other, we look for individuals to join our team who are, thoughtful, curious, tenacious and ambitious in the work they do and pride themselves on working in a dynamic and professional environment but being mindful and driven to really deliver special support for all our customers.

To learn more about us: who we are, how we do things and what we offer to our team, visit:

The Opportunity

An experienced Business Developer, thats hits and exceeds targets and activity. Seeking an opportunity where your ideas matter and you can put your stamp on things? The Works is currently seeking a Business Developer to join our expanding team.  This is an outstanding opportunity for a driven and ambitious individual to be at the forefront of growing the buzzing sales function of our busy business, ensuring it reaches its full potential. The opportunities for personal progression and development are endless here at The Works as we believe in rewarding our employees for their dedication and hard work and team effort.

The Experience

This opportunity is ideal for a creative, driven and ultimately hungry individual who can demonstrative success in a sales focussed role.

Clever sales skills and the ability to communicate professionally with clients and candidates, ensuring The Works provides the highest level of service satisfaction for our customers. If you live and breathe the 4 values by which The Works live; Ambitious, Curious, Thoughtful and Tenacious then this may be the ideal opportunity for you!

Requirements of the role:
  • Actively calling targeted businesses with the ultimate aim of bringing on new business in line with company strategy
  • Creating excellent pitches, presentations and proposals and negotiating to ensure a mutually beneficial deal is created for The Works
  • Excellent communication standards both spoken and written
  • Writing and presenting tender experience
  • Attending client meetings to gain new business and grow existing business to secure the future of The Works
  • Continually establishing client relationships and building a strong rapport to enable you to deliver an excellent customer service and further develop The Works' outstanding reputation.
  • Meeting weekly KPIs and monthly sales targets set by your Manager and agreed with by yourself
  • Attending regular networking events and seminars to promote our brand and cross sell into other divisions
  • Take ownership of your PDP to support the role of BDM
To succeed in this role you will have:
  • Great recruitment sales experience, ideally within an Engineering / Manufacturing sector
  • Proven experience in consistently exceeding sales targets and negotiating high level contracts
  • Ability to develop and secure new business opportunities across a large area of the country
  • Tenacity and resilience – able to keep going even when under pressure and facing tough situations
  • Confident to present high-level pitches to senior executives
  • Drive and enthusiasm to learn and succeed
  • The desire to attend networking events / seminars / exhibitions and promote company brand as part of your business development strategy

Apply in confidence or call Craig BUrton Founder MD for a confidential conversation.