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Business Development Executive


223 BD Exec M


Search and Selection


18,000 to 25,000 Per Annum


OTE £30,000 - £35,000 + Benefits


South Manchester

Contract Type:


Operating worldwide from their South Manchester head quarters our client is an Executive Search business providing both Search and Selection and Intelligence projects (competitor analysis, new market entry etc...) to many of the world’s top companies.

An exciting opportunity now exists for a graduate with sales / telemarketing / appointment making experience to join the team as a Business Development Executive.

The Package

  • Competitive Salary in the range £18,000 - £25,000 (dependent on experience level)
  • Commission / bonus package providing OTE £30,000 - £35,000
  • 25 days holiday, laptop, blackberry, pension and healthcare (on qualification)

The role

  • Telemarketing / appointment making role to generate meetings (globally) with prospects within target companies.
  • Working closely with the Research team you will identify and approach potential clients and gather intelligence on markets, opportunities and business trends / themes.
  • This is not a “phone bashing” role. Rather, you will take a quality approach to build telephone relationships which in due course will allow you to book a meeting for the Business Development Director.
  • You will receive bonuses based on appointments made, and eventual conversion into successful Search campaigns / Intelligence projects.
  • This is an entry level role into a highly respected international business. In terms of career progression opportunities exist to move into Research / Account Management / Search Delivery or a more senior business development function. Either way you will enjoy a long term career working within a prestigious international client base.

Person specification

  • Graduate
  • Previous success in a telemarketing /  B2B sales / appointment making role.
  • Experience of telesales into HR departments is desirable but not essential.
  • Articulate with the ability to hold high level conversations.
  • Competent in MS Office and using a CRM or similar database.
  • Tenacious, well organised, proactive and seeking to become an expert in a field of business.

If this sounds like the sales opportunity for you, please apply today. If you require more information please call Sean Curran on 01508 495005 

This vacancy is being handled by Conrad Scott Ltd. Conrad Scott Ltd is a recruitment agency specialising in placing sales executives, trainees and experienced recruitment consultants into the recruitment, search and selection industry. Conrad Scott acts as an employment agency and is registered in England and Wales as Conrad Scott Ltd, registered no 7537737.