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About The Role

PETA have been established for over 50 years and have experienced continued success from our valued customer base. To support the achievement of our ambitious 5-year growth plan, we are looking for an experienced New Business Development Executive to join our team and promote our suite of high quality training products to new customers.

This full-time position will be based from our conference centre in Cosham. Working hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 – 5pm.

Our Sales Team

As a Business Development Executive, you will be joining our fast paced, high performing sales team. In your new role, you will be working alongside a team of Key Account Sales Managers and report into the Head of Sales. You will be provided with ongoing support and in-depth product training to help you hit the ground running.

What will I be responsible for?

Joining the team as a Business Development Executive, you will be responsible for conducting rigorous outbound calling campaigns to engage with new customers. Your engagement with customers will primarily be over the phone so a passion for telesales will be key. Your daily responsibilities will include:

  • Conduct high-volume outbound calls to identify and engage potential new customers.
  • Generate and manage a robust pipeline of new business opportunities.
  • Consistently achieve and exceed monthly and quarterly sales targets and key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Accurately document all sales activities, interactions, and client information in the CRM system.
  • Collaborate with the sales team to refine sales strategies and improve lead generation processes.

What will I need to succeed?

Ambition, drive and productivity are the key attributes we require for this role. Driving our new business strategy will be challenging but rewarding so tenacity will be key. As our ideal Business Development Executive, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • A proven track record of over the phone new business generation
  • Fantastic telephone manner
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Proficient with CRM systems and strong IT literacy
  • Outstanding time management skills and organisational ability

About Us

Working for PETA

We believe in empowering our staff to be the very best. This is reflected in our commitment to providing ongoing training and support throughout your career with us. Joining the PETA team as a Business Development Executive, you will be offered the opportunity to build on your corporate professional development and a great package which includes:

  • World-class training and personal development
  • 34 Days annual leave (including 8 public holidays) pro rata
  • Attractive pension with employer contributions (4% employee / 4% employer)
  • Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme
  • Opportunity to buy / sell annual leave
  • Life assurance
  • Free onsite parking
  • Annual charity day
  • Fantastic discounts with Perkbox and charity worker discount scheme

PETA are a registered charity that partner with local businesses to develop the next generation of Business Leaders, Engineers, and Technical Experts. With over 50 years’ experience of delivering corporate and apprenticeship training, it is time for us to look to the future and take our business to the next level.

Our commitment to safeguarding our learners is paramount. Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility, and we are looking for staff who share this belief. Successful applicants will be required to comply with keeping children safe in education and will be subject to a DBS check.

If you want to be part of our success and truly make a difference, we want to hear from you. Click APPLY below to start your journey with PETA as a Business Development Executive.

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