Business Development Executive

  • Job Reference: RE0794DE
  • Date Posted: 25 January 2023
  • Recruiter: Rise Executive Search
  • Location: South West
  • Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Car Bonus Pension Expenses etc
  • Sector: Engineering, Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Brewin
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01623 640544

Job Description

Trainee Business Development Executive – Factory Automation and Industrial Electrical Products – South West

£25K Basic, plus Bonus Company Car or generous car allowance, laptop, mobile, and all other normal benefits.

Fantastic opportunity to join a market leading and progressive company in the automation and control sector as a Business Development Executive. The successful applicants will receive a good basic salary, company car and pension, along with participation in the target related Bonus scheme. Perhaps more important is the further training, development and guidance you will receive from your mentor to further develop your commercial and automation skills.

The Role 
As the Business Development Executive, you will promote and sell a full range of industrial electrical, factory automation and process automation components and solutions, along with some other complimentary ranged such as PPE and safety equipment, selling to Panel Builders, OEM’s, End User accounts and System Integrators. Reporting to and under the guidance of your local Regional Sales Manager, you will identify opportunities for business and engage with decision makers to further develop relationships and business. There is available extensive customer database information, along with continuing supply of live enquiries and quotations to follow up. In addition to the local support of your line manager and mentor there is full technical support available along with the on-going product and technical training, both internal and external, with some qualifications holding accredited status.  
You will be field based and working closely with the rest of the sales team and sales managers.

For this role we are seeking candidates located in the South West of England and South Wales. The area comprises Hereford, Worcester, Gloucester, Wiltshire, Dorset, Somerset, Devon, Cornwall. Living central to the territory would be ideal, Swindon, Bath, Bristol, Living anywhere in these areas with good access to major road networks would be ideal.

For this field based sales engineer position, prospective candidates you will have the following attributes, skills and experience: 

Ideally have an engineering qualification in a relevant subject such as ONC, HNC or Degree level in Electrical/Electronic Engineering. 
Be a good communicator, with an outgoing personality, confident and resilient.

Sales experience or other customer service related experience is desirable.

A full driving licence is essential.

To register your interest contact us with an up to date CV and we will be pleased to call you for a confidential discussion.