Business Development Executive (QR322)

Job type: Permanent, Full-Time

Location: Colchester, Essex

BASIC SALARY £22,000, OTE £32,185 PA

Sector: Estate Agency

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Job description

The Business Development Executive (BDE) role in our client's Colchester office is pivotal in generating warm leads for both our sales and lettings departments through effective client interaction and relationship building. You will play a crucial role in establishing and maintaining a strong brand presence with all leads, utilising your exceptional interpersonal and sales skills along with your extensive knowledge and experience in Residential Sales and Lettings. Reporting directly to the Director of Sales & Lettings, you will drive new business growth.

Your primary responsibilities include:

  • Achieve new business targets by generating leads for the Sales & Lettings team, facilitating their conversion into new clients
  • Promote a comprehensive range of services, fostering high-quality referrals to support team success.
  • Identify and cultivate new leads, fostering relationships with both prospects and colleagues.
  • Collaborate with the Marketing Director and Sales & Lettings Director to develop strategies for introducing new products and generating leads.
  • Devise strategies to target various client categories through social media, funnel management, and collaboration with the Business Development Team.
  • Create and review digital marketing processes to target new clients.
  • Work with the Director of Sales & Lettings onboarding multiple new instructions and or new acquisitions.

Our client is looking for candidates with:

  • An in-depth knowledge of the workings of funnels and the targeting of prospective clients through social media marketing
  • A detailed understanding of lettings and sales processes and legal requirements in addition to a comprehensive understanding of the different services offered across the company, including Leasehold & Estate Management
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Versatility to communicate effectively at all levels and across the company to maximise opportunities across all departments and branches.
  • Highly organised, with good time management skills.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Adaptable, with a willingness to learn and to suggest improvements to strategy or services to maximise return on investment.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Computer literate.

In return, our client offers:

  • A basic salary of £22,000 pa
  • Realistic 1st year OTE of £32,000 pa
  • Un-capped commission available on lettings, sales, estate management and block management
  • On-going career development and support
  • Excellent working environment
  • Monday - Friday hours, only occasional Saturdays required for company events

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