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Business Development Executive

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Overview

We believe exceptional people make PartsPlus an exceptional place to work and are always looking for talented people to join our growing family.

Reporting to the Centre Manager the Business Development Executive is responsible for building and maintaining strong and lasting relationships with new and existing Customers and achieving sales growth for the Customer based in their defined territory.

Key activities include

Sales performance

  • Achieve sales growth for the Customers based in a defined territory
  • Work within the identified sales strategy to increase sales revenues from higher segmented Customer accounts
  • Identify and leverage potential sales opportunities within Customer base
  • Identify potential new Customer account within Centre territory
  • Maintain own product knowledge and awareness of competitor activity

Customer

  • Develop and build strong relationships with all Customers
  • Provide the highest level of Customer service
  • Ensure Customer discounts are appropriately applied based on spend levels

Communication

  • Assist, liaise with and support the Centre team to ensure good working relationships and delivery of excellent Customer service
  • Work with the Sales Manager, Parts Sales Executive team, and others to achieve sales growth and provide a joined-up approach to sales

Systems and processes

  • Maintain accurate Customer records and adhere to the Data Protection Act
  • Interrogate sales data to ensure that multiple sales call objectives are set prior to Customer visits
  • Ensure compliance with business standards and processes, financial, legal and ethical guidelines (including Warranty)

In order to be successful for the Business Development Executive position, you must:

  • Be a self-starter with a proven track record in building strong relationships and achieving sales growth in a B2B environment
  • Have extensive Customer account management experience with a real passion for providing excellent Customer service
  • Have a passion or interest in the Automotive industry or Parts
  • Be IT literate, preferably with a good working knowledge of MS Excel. CDK/Kerridge experience desirable
  • Have a full clean UK driving licence

Skills you will require:

  • Ability to provide an exceptional Customer service experience
  • Performance orientated with proven selling and negotiation skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively and build strong relationships with all key stakeholders
  • Able to work under pressure and deliver to deadlines
  • Ability to work with a team as well as on own initiative

Why join us?

  • A comprehensive induction
  • Ongoing support and access to a number of resources to help you develop a successful and rewarding career
  • Pension Scheme

Find out more

Why not send us your details and one of our team will contact you for an informal chat to tell you more about this exciting opportunity.

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