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This is an exciting opportunity for a degree educated individual who has sales experience within a busy technical environment. Working on behalf of my client, a high-tech global software company in Cambridge, we are seeking a Sales Development Executive who thrives on the excitement of new business opportunities, creating strong sales pipelines and finding new sales leads.

Start: ASAP
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £24,000 – £28,000 + Bonus (depending on experience)
Benefits: 25 days holiday, company pension, medical insurance, flexible working hours, great opportunities to progress, personal and professional development support, café on site and parking
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:30pm

My client works with several large engineering companies so an understanding of electromagnetics, structural mechanics, acoustics, fluid flow, heat transfer, and/or chemical engineering would be a huge advantage but not essential.

Duties to include: 

  • To communicate with industry leads almost instantly to thoroughly qualify
  • Support Account Managers in building a strong sales pipeline through carefully targeted campaigns
  • Sourcing new prospects through thorough research and assisting account managers in maintaining regular contact to support retention and satisfaction
  • Organise and facilitate onsite informatic classes and public webinars
  • Work closely with the marketing department to promote all events to existing and prospective clients
  • Attend events in person to actively represent the business as an ambassador and promoter
  • Support the development of sales opportunities
  • Develop strong, professional business relationships with all potential and existing customers
  • Maintain the CRM system, keeping all aspects up to date to support the promotion of the business through effective marketing

Skills and Experience: 

  • Degree educated within a scientific and/or engineering type field preferred but not essential
  • Determined personality with excellent organisation skills
  • Ability to build rapports quickly and effectively
  • Strengths in sales and a keen interest in progressing within this field
  • Understanding of challenges scientific/engineering businesses face
  • Eagerness to learn and progress both professionally and personally

If you have not received a response within 3-5 working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Busy Bee Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency for this to Permanent vacancy.

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