Business Development Officer

Recruiter
Waste Recruit
Location
Peterborough
Salary
Excellent
Posted
26 Jul 2018
Closes
26 Aug 2018
Ref
J8258
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Our client is a dynamic international waste management company with a primary focus on the collection, recycling and distribution of recycled plastic throughout the UK and Europe. A vacancy currently exists for a Business Development Officer to take a dedicated approach to developing diverse supply markets for scrap plastics from the Waste Management and Recycling industries. Applications are invited from candidates with:  Significant sales/business development experience and: o a proven track record in developing new business accounts ‘from scratch’ o a proven track record in working to and exceeding financial targets o ideally some experience of conducting business internationally  Experience of handling and overturning objections and converting into sales  Experience of trading scrap and redundant plastics or other waste product at volume (500MT+ per month for plastics) an advantage  Experience of successfully using a range of sales techniques to secure new business e.g. cold calling, networking etc.  Experience of being based ‘on the road’ e.g. prospecting, planning travel and selling to clients on a face-to-face basis within a specified geographical area  Proven experience dealing with forwarders, hauliers & exchange rates  Experience of successfully handling multiple pipelines at once and working in an environment where there is pressure to close deals daily.  Experience of using a CRM system to record accurate customer data  Knowledge of finances e.g. understand how to create a budget to reach profit targets The attractive commission structure offered with this role will reward success and represents an opportunity to double your salary. Ref: J8258