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Business Development Executive

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Leyton UK Ltd is a leading consultancy firm with a unique goal; to quickly improve the financial performance of its clients without impacting on their core business. Leyton represents a wide international market network around the world. Currently in the UK, our specific expertise is in the optimisation of Research and Development (R&D) Tax Relief and Credits, R&D grants, Patent Box and HR/support.


Leyton Legal offers clients high level Employment Law and HR advice with the commercial and financial impact on the business at the heart of our service. We offer businesses a transparent fixed pricing model not always offered by alternative Employment and HR providers. Helping companies reduce the risk and exposure to Employment Law.
We offer a real career opportunity in a start-up spirited firm with a high-level, dynamic and ambitious team. The remuneration package is very attractive and directly connected to your personal performance and to the company’s overall achievements.


We service a wide variety of customers across all sectors of industry therefore the Business Development Executive role will involve visiting a variety of different businesses. The Business Developers main responsibility is to generate new business accounts through face to face sales, telephone lead generation and networking; while being supported by a telesales team. Target markets are the SME sector as well as large national accounts.


  • Managing the full sales cycle including tenders/proposals
  • Work closely with all Leyton departments and business units to ensure all necessary reports and documents are completed accurately and on time
  • Directly reporting into the Managing Partner while working autonomously as well as providing guidance and assistance to fellow team members
  • Field based role involving regular travel. You will be working nationally with an expected split of 2 days in the office and 3 days in the field
  • Business Development Executives are expected to make a minimum of 100 cold calls per week and attend 18 meetings a month
  • Meetings are generated through your own lead generation and also through a dedicated London & Glasgow based telesales team

Key KPIs:

5 Self-generated meetings per month

Attend 15 meetings per month

Secure 5 new contracts per month

Generate £220,000 per annum


Proven significant field sales experience

  • Outstanding communication skills; have to ability to be confident, articulate and can demonstrate persuasive force
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Willingness to travel UK wide


Standard hours 8.30am – 5.30pm (flexibility is required).

In addition, Leyton offers excellent benefits following a successful probationary period.

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