Business Development Executive

We are looking for a dynamic, engaging and professional Business Development Executive with a creative flare, to work along side our Business Development Manager, based at our head office in Chippenham, Wiltshire. You will work to expand opportunities for partnership working, referrals and new business opportunities.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Understanding and working within our agreed company culture.
  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to use web authoring packages or willingness to learn.
  • Ability to prioritise, work under pressure and to meet strict deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently on own initiative and also to contribute as part of the team.
  • Flexible and able to adapt to change.
  • Personable and well presented when representing the Company.
  • Ability to travel within the UK with probability for overnight stays.
  • Able to identify and initiate contact with new customers.

Key tasks of the role include:

  • Research concerning existing and potential new partners.
  • Make contact with potential clients and discuss referral partnerships or pass relevant details to Business Development Manager.
  • Research and identify potential new leads to referral avenues / partners.
  • Research and Identify relevant contacts and make contact regarding advertising strategy for identified target groups.
  • Sell relevant advertising space and or / affiliate payments.
  • Liaise with the Client Relationship and Marketing Manager to co-ordinate the whole process of on-boarding new business.

We are the largest independent residential surveying firm covering England and Wales.

As a family run company with a fun, caring culture that recognises ‘ people are key to the success of our business‘. Our culture is demonstrated by the following behaviours: Willingness, Excellence, Creativity, Respect, Enabling others, being Active, Teamwork and Encouraging others.

Benefits include:

  • above average holiday entitlement (25 days plus bank holidays, rising to 30 with length of service)
  • Opportunity to buy or sell leave after 2 years service
  • pension
  • high street shopping discount scheme
  • funded staff events

We even have two office dogs!

White Horse Surveyors is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy or maternity. If you require any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please advise us accordingly.

No recruitment agencies please

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £20,000.00 to £25,000.00 /year

How to apply:

If you think your skills and experience match one of our vacancies and you would like to know more please contact Lisa Fife our HR manager on 01249 444465. Alternatively, click here to send your CV and a covering letter, including your contact telephone number via email.

White Horse Surveyors is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy or maternity. If you require any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please advise us accordingly.

Job applicant privacy notice (GDPR compliant) – May 2018


Thank you for applying to work for White Horse Surveyors (WHS).

We are aware of our obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and we are committed to processing your data securely and transparently.

This notice sets out the types of data we collect, and hold, on you as an applicant. It also states how we use that information and how long we will keep it.

White Horse Surveyors is the data controller.

 

In relation to your personal data, we will:

  • Process it fairly, lawfully and in a clear, transparent way
  • Collect your data only for reasons connected to your potential employment, in ways we have explained to you
  • Only use it in the way that we have said
  • Ensure it is correct and up to date
  • Keep it only for as long as is necessary
  • Ensure it is not used for anything you are not aware of, or lost

Types of data we process:

 

  • Your personal details, including your name, address, data of birth, email address and phone numbers
  • Whether or not you have a disability (if disclosed)
  • Information included on your CV including references, education history and employment history
  • Information from a recruitment agency (if applicable)
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    How we collect your data:
  • From your CV
  • Job applications and/or covering letters
  • Notes made during the selection process

Further data will be collected from you if you are successful in your application, we will provide full details when you are offered a position.