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Business Development Assistant (Customer Research)

Business Development Assistant (Customer Research)

circa 30,000 + benefits

Home Counties

This is not a sales role. This is a rare opportunity to join an exciting, vibrant and fast paced organisation, based in exceptional offices (with parking). In a pivotal role and working in support of the business development and marketing teams, you will be tasked with data collection and proactively researching prospective clients in order to provide new and validate existing information on the CRM database. High standards and service excellence are pre-requisites for every member of the team and key to their success.

The Remit

To work closely with the business development team and help build our knowledge and understanding of target market / sector growth, potential companies and leads, with a view to our agents being able to secure appointments for our management team. You will manage a CRM database and use various avenues to conduct searches for information which will include (by way of example) the internet, social media, LinkedIn etc.

Main Responsibilities

This is not a sales job but you will work in support of our sales team and networks and tasked with the following.

- Find out addresses, contacts and email and phone numbers
- Try to find out more information about prospective clients
- Source the names of the key 'decision makers'
- Confirm the accuracy of the data we have to hand and on file
- Support the sales team through research with additional information on markets, business sectors and target opportunities to enable the organisation to be in pole position for future opportunities.
- Keep the CRM system up to date with market information, lead information, appointments made, and feedback after appointments have taken place

Applicant Requirements

- A team player with a helpful "can do" attitude
- High attention to detail, organised and practical approach to research
- Previous CRM database management experience
- Passion for information gathering, an enquiring mind and desire to complete each 'puzzle'
- An outgoing personality

About the Benefits

Annual starting salary of circa 30k. 28 days leave inclusive of bank and statutory holidays, increasing with service, Life Assurance, Private Health Care, Pension, Income Protection.

How To Apply/Find Out More:

Applications in writing by sending a CV and covering letter on email to our exclusively appointed consultant. No agencies please. We have a much more personal, hands on approach to our recruitment processes, maintaining rapid responses to enquiries and open communications throughout. Due to the sometimes high volume of applications, it may not always be possible to respond to each one individually. As such, if you have not heard from us within 4 working days of submitting an application, it must be assumed that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Vacancy Summary

c30,000 + benefits
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Date Advertised
09 Jan 2017

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The Dane Partnership Ltd
01276 20444 (T)

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