The Opportunity Hub UK is searching for a driven and ambitious Business Development Executive to join a well-established company within the PR sector.

This Business Development Executive role offers a unique opportunity to combine lead generation with direct sales, playing a pivotal role in achieving ambitious monthly revenue targets.

Here’s what you’ll be doing:

  • Leverage a blend of inbound leads and innovative technology to identify new business opportunities, source potential clients, and acquire new customers within your designated sector.
  • Become a brand ambassador, contacting senior PR and Communications professionals to introduce the company’s services and establish valuable connections.
  • Collaborate with the team to maintain a robust Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system, ensuring a well-organised pipeline.
  • Act as a lead generation powerhouse, utilising your research and communication skills to identify and connect with prospective clients via email, phone, and video calls.
  • Transition seamlessly between lead generation and direct sales, with a particular focus on promoting Software Services.
  • Tailor presentations to each client’s specific needs, highlighting key takeaways from consultations and showcasing the company’s comprehensive service portfolio.
  • Maintain meticulous records and generate insightful reports to provide accurate forecasts and track progress.
  • Cultivate a robust pipeline of qualified leads to ensure a consistent flow of sales opportunities.
  • Uphold the company’s policies and procedures, actively contributing to achieving the company’s mission and vision.

Here are the skills you’ll need:

  • A minimum of 12 months experience in B2B sales or lead generation, ideally within a consultative sales environment.
  • Proven success in telephone lead generation and selling to B2B clients.
  • A demonstrably strong track record in roles such as recruitment sales, publishing sales, or software/SaaS sales is highly desirable.
  • Prior experience within a Media Intelligence or PR agency is a plus.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to tailor messaging to diverse audiences.
  • A confident and persuasive approach, adept at negotiation and building rapport with potential clients.
  • A keen analytical mind with a knack for problem-solving and strategic thinking.
  • A genuine focus on customer needs, fostering positive and long-lasting relationships.
  • The ability to make balanced decisions and prioritise effectively.
  • A strong work ethic with a results-oriented mindset.
  • Excellent command of the English language.
  • A proficiency in report writing and presentation skills.

Work Permissions:

You must be legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. Visa sponsorship is not available at this time.

Here are the benefits of this job:

  • Competitive base salary and a lucrative commission structure.
  • Ample opportunities for professional development within a supportive and dynamic team.
  • A hybrid work environment, offering a flexible balance between office days and remote working.
  • The chance to be part of a global organisation with offices worldwide, with potential relocation opportunities for high performers.
  • An engaging and stimulating sales environment that fosters a spirit of collaboration and celebrates success.

The Business Development Executive role sits at the heart of a company’s growth strategy. In this dynamic role, you’ll gain invaluable experience in lead generation, sales techniques, and client relationship management, all while making a significant contribution to the company’s ongoing success. This role provides a springboard for a rewarding career within the exciting world of PR.

Are you ready to take the next step?

If you’re a self-motivated and target-driven individual with a passion for B2B sales, we encourage you to apply!

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