2 months ago
Business Development Assistant – Utilities
Based Staffordshire, West Midlands
Murphy Utility Connections has an established reputation for installing gas, water, electricity and telecoms for residential and commercial developers throughout the UK. We work on construction projects of all sizes, from installing mains to altering or disconnecting services.
Along with giving our clients a single point of contact, we make sure the connection process is smooth and straightforward. Our multi-skilled teams provide clients with a truly all-inclusive service, laying all mains simultaneously in one visit.
The role of Business Development Assistant exists to support the business through the provision of high quality support.
* Be the initial point of business development for the organisation, taking our message to new clients to drive opportunities and sales
* Maintain accurate paper and computer-based records and filing systems to allow for thorough tracking of client data
* Through your own natural enthusiasm and drive, seek out opportunities that conventional business development efforts may have missed
* Own the sales cycle from cradle to grave
What we require of you:
* Previous experience in a sales or business development role
* Utility Industry experience desired, not essential
* Proven track record in developing new customer relationships and leads
* Able to generate and maximise opportunities into successful sales
* Be willing and have the desire to improve on current situations. The capacity to review actions and to identify and communicate efficiency / process improvements
* Accuracy and attention to detail
* Ability to work under their own initiative
* Able to deliver results against set targets
* Excellent verbal and oral communication
* Good time management and scheduling skills
* Able to work in a pressured environment
* You’ll be passionate about sales, professional in your approach, and really care about the work that you do