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Business Development Executive

Nexus Open Systems

Exeter

Permanent

£25000/annum

EX25AZ

Posted: 11/05/2022

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Are you an ambitious, self-motivated B2B sales or business development professional? Are you looking to develop with a forward-thinking company? Maybe you are excited and interested in technology, but not sure how to get into technology sales?

If you answered yes, this could be the role for you!

Nexus has an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Executive to join our team hybrid working, we offer flexibility to work from home and in our Exeter office (you’re likely to be in the office 1 day a week). You will join us on a full-time permanent basis and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of up to £25,000 per annum, depending on experience, plus commission and benefits.

We’re Nexus Open Systems, one of the South West's leading IT solutions & managed services companies. We operate throughout the UK, providing industry-leading services and solutions to over 1,600 customers spanning multiple sectors including education, enterprise, SMEs and local and central government.

IT is an ever-changing, fast-moving industry. Here at Nexus, we’re at the forefront as a Microsoft Gold Partner, in the top 1% of Microsoft partners worldwide. We have some of the most experienced engineers in the South West, and choose to work with industry-leading technology & best-in-class partners.

About the Business Development Executive role:

As a Business Development Executive, you’ll be responsible for nurturing new relationships with businesses throughout the South West. You’ll be focused on new business activity and will be responsible for generating your own leads and appointments. You'll also follow up on inbound enquires and our marketing campaigns.

Working within an established team of sales professionals, you’ll be given time to learn and understand IT sales, whilst being mentored on a daily basis. You’ll be able to lean on the team until you feel ready to run the show, at which point your earning potential will also increase as the aim of this role is to progress into a Business Development Manager within 18-24 months.

Benefits of becoming our Business Development Executive:

We pride ourselves in being welcoming and promoting a healthy work-life balance. As well as personalised Learning and Development schemes, we offer:

Salary up to £25,000 DOE, plus commission

Road map to grow into a Business Development Manager in 24 months, earning £50,000 - £100,000

Enhanced pension scheme

31 days’ holiday (including bank holidays) which increases with length of service

Discounted rates on technology products

Regular social and fundraising events

Free Office 365 subscription and domain name

Pool, table football and retro gaming areas in the office

Cycle-to-work scheme

The latest tech for work

This is a fantastic opportunity to break into the IT industry, joining a dynamic company offering a great culture and the chance to build a successful career.

Your responsibilities as our Business Development Executive will include:

Using a variety of communication methods to develop a new business pipeline such as cold calling, email campaigns, social media and networking.

Targeting new business opportunities within a variety of markets – supporting IT consultants in planning, delivering and following up on direct marketing activities in key regions.

Supporting our marketing efforts that promote business activity, and attend new business events

Identifying and developing new opportunities with existing clients, helping to maintain a list of priority clients and supporting the IT consultants in developing these relationships.

Collaborating with all necessary departments to ensure the best advice is given to our customers.

What we’re looking for in our Business Development Executive:

Previous sales or business development experience, gained within a business-to-business environment

Experience of the full sales cycle, from initial contact through to close

A consultative approach to selling

Evidence of being able to undertake self-directed learning

Have excellent communication skills, both verbally and written, with good proof-reading and editing skills

GCSE maths & English grade C or equivalent

If you feel you are the right candidate for this Business Development Executive role then please click ‘apply’ now! We’d love to hear from you

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