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Business Development Executive

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At World Fuel Services, our employees are the key to our global success. We are industry leaders due to the innumerable talents of our approximately 5000- strong professional team. Our people thrive in an entrepreneurial and culturally diverse environment, where innovative thinking, collaboration and efficient execution are highly valued. Our high-performance culture is what allows us to drive sustained growth. Stronger together, we promote an environment where individuals can thrive.

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Reporting to the Head of Commercial, the Business Development Executive will be responsible for growing the business in a designated/assigned region, by maintaining a robust and realistic pipeline of new business opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develops a robust pipeline of opportunities with prospective new customer accounts targeting the SME (Small and Medium Enterprise) businesses to exceed sales quota targets.
  • Responsible for generation of new customer business, volume and gross margin through the application of Company business tools and guidelines, in line with individual, depot and region budgets
  • Collaborate with Internal Marketing Department to identify campaigns and target lead profiles for new and existing opportunities.
  • Achieve highest standards in customer excellence and adhere to customer complaints procedures wherever required.
  • Identifies lapsed business from company data and external sources/lead generation and re-engaging with those customers to regain the opportunity to increase volume and gross margin for the company.
  • Engage with potential customers by phone/e-mail/social media to grow prospects and sales.
  • Utilize a variety of video conferencing applications available to successfully conduct customer meetings and account reviews in the absence of face-to-face capability.
  • Successfully manage the transition of new gained accounts into the incumbent team of account managers.
  • Responsible for achieving monthly targets and KPIs as set out by the General Manager with specific focus on telephone productivity in order to drive contact rates to our prospective customers.
  • Upsell the full range of company products and services to new business to increase revenue and opportunity, including Energy Procurement/Lubricants/Fuelcards, etc
  • Provide timely designated reports and information as required
  • Learn all company systems and processes
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues throughout the WFL UK Ltd business to achieve a greater offering for our customers
  • Embrace a health and safety focused culture
  • Undertake job function actions and processes in a consistent manner with colleagues in similar roles throughout the WFS business in the UK and NA, ensuring Unification across the company.
  • Maximize sales results by evaluating opportunities within Vertical markets across Agri, Industrial and Farm Group sectors, for both rigid and artic delivery modes.
  • Successfully manage the transition of new gained accounts into the incumbent team of account managers.
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