Business Development Specialist – Bournemouth

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  • Astute Ltd, Oxford Road, Bournemouth, UK View on Map
  • Post Date: May 19, 2019
  • Apply Before : August 15, 2019
  • Salary: £16,000.00 - £18,000.00 / Monthly
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Job Detail

  • Proposed Salary 18,000 Annum
  • Career Level Staff
  • Experience Less Than 1 Year
  • Gender Any
  • Industry Finance and banking
  • Qualifications Associate Degree

Job Description

  • Salary: £16,000-£18,000 basic plus excellent UNCAPPED bonuses and incentives
  • Job Title: Business Development Specialist
  • Location: Bournemouth, Dorset
  • Duration: Dependent on university requirement – Up to 1 year
  • Hours: 08:30 – 17:30 Monday – Friday
  • Dress code: Smart office wear

The Role
We are looking for motivated individuals that are strong communicators, target driven, able to use their initiative and determined to succeed within a fast paced working environment such as Astute.
As a Business Development Specialist (BDS) you will be required to make outbound telephone calls to potential clients, maintaining a professional & knowledgeable manner at all times. Extensive training and support will be provided throughout your time at Astute to aid your soft skills, organisational, commercial awareness and technological development.

Outline of the main duties:

• 9-5 telephone work (business to business calling) – making between 120-150 calls on
a daily basis
• Conversing at high levels with potential clients or customers
• Preparing comprehensive client reports
• Database management and quality assurance
• Enthusiasm for IT on the telephone
• Ability to participate in training sessions with confidence and strong willingness to
learn and develop existing skills
• Achieve monthly targets and objectives set by campaign managers

Benefits of working within Astute

Whatever your current experience, the Business Development Specialist role offers great experience and career advancement opportunities to a motivated individual. You will:

• Improve your communication skills
• Increase your commercial awareness
• Understand marketing techniques
• Learn technical concepts
• Earn competitive basic pay and uncapped bonuses for achieving and overachieving
your target
• Exciting career progression opportunities and recognition for good performance
• The opportunity to be placed in a suitable position within our extensive professional
client base (relocation might be necessary)
• “Finish Early” incentives on Fridays for delivering and over-delivering of your weekly
• Team specific incentives such go-karting, cash, gifts
• Work within Astute’s unique and exciting culture
• Enhancing CV credentials through working with internationally recognised blue chip
organisations such as Cisco, HP, Virgin Media etc.
• Social events
• Complimentary use of a Beach Hut in a premier location on Bournemouth beach
• Various discounts in local businesses

Desired Attributes (although not essential)

• Working towards an IT, Marketing or Business related degree
• Computer Literate (preferably experience in Microsoft Access)
• Office based experience or outbound telephone experience
• A highly confident, commercial outlook – thriving on pitching new ideas and always
searching for new business opportunities
• Good at building strong working relationships

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