Affiliate Business Development Consultant (Stockton-on-Tees)

We are looking for an energetic and inquisitive sales person to join our Affiliate Sales team. Working within the wider Sales Team, you will be responsible for the development and qualification of new business sales opportunities. You will proactively look at ways to inform and educate prospects to ultimately persuade prospects to consider Visualsoft as a partner for their business.

The Business Development Consultant is a key role within the Sales Team, being a forward facing sales professional focussing on the qualification of New Business opportunity to pass to the Business Development Managers to convert to business.

For this role, you will need to be an enthusiastic, results-driven individual with excellent communication and relationship building skills. The position provides a fantastic opportunity with full training provided and good scope for career development. The ideal candidate would have a proven track record in calling prospective businesses and have a positive 'can do' attitude. An understanding of online marketing, or eCommerce would be advantageous but is not essential as full training is provided.

What you’ll be doing

  • Identify key strategic prospects for Visualsoft to partner with
  • Research the prospect to have relevant and meaningful conversations with them
  • Master telephone discovery conversations with prospects
  • Nurture and develop relationships with prospects until a time that is live opportunity is identified
  • Use industry knowledge to spot and maximiseany opportunity to bring on new business
  • Work to targets and set KPIs on a daily, monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Work with partners to gain introductions to prospects
  • Work with the wider Sales Team of BDMs to help achieve the overall Sales Team target

What we need to see

  • A proven track record of achieving individual and team targets
  • Attention to detail for accurate note taking and record keeping
  • Keen to learn and to be coached
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong workload management and prioritisation skills
  • Well presented, well-spoken, articulate and professional
  • Determined, driven and willing to learn
  • A real team player
  • Resilient with a positive attitude
  • A knowledge or appreciation of eCommerce
  • Previous experience of using a CRM system would be useful

What we’ve got to offer

We offer a competitive salary, a great working environment, and outstanding benefits including:

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Unlimited holiday
  • Fully flexible working
  • Bupa Employee Assistance Programme
  • VS Perks, have a monthly treat on us; from Amazon vouchers, Playstation credits, Birchbox to Just Eat there's something for everyone!
  • Free breakfast, fruit, hot and cold drinks & protein shakes
  • Friday afternoon drinks - wind down for the weekend with a choice of soft and alcoholic drinks
  • Pension scheme
  • Discounts across our brands
  • Regular team social events
  • Training & development

How to apply Fill out the form and add your current CV and a cover letter. We think the cover letter is so important, so use it to give us your best elevator pitch! Share your expertise and experience and tell us why you’re the perfect fit for our team!

We regret that, due to high competition for roles at Visualsoft, we are only able to contact successful candidates. If you don’t hear from a member of our team within 28 working days of submission, you have not been successful on this occasion.

Talent Hunter Referral Bounty - £250 Help us find the right talent to join our team, and get a handsome reward in return. It couldn’t be easier - if you know someone that could be an ideal candidate, either refer them directly to us or simply ask them to include your details as the referer when they apply. If they land the job with us as a direct result of your referral, you get the bounty!

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