Groundsure - Business Development Executive - Brighton

Job function:
Sales & Client Services
Job type:
Perm Full Time
£ 0 - 0
Job ref:
Close date:
18 September 2018
We're looking for a highly driven Business Development Executive to join our award-winning sales team in Brighton. Located in the heart of Brighton within our fantastic sea view office, this is a unique opportunity to join a market leading brand and surround yourself with experts who will inspire your success and development throughout your Groundsure career.

We pride ourselves on our distinctly supportive, innovative and inclusive culture were ideas are heard, hard work is rewarded and success is most certainly celebrated. We reward success in a variety of ways including our uncapped commission scheme, bespoke career development and awards that can result in holidays of a lifetime.

About the role
Reporting to the Head of Sales, your key responsibilities will include:
  • Achieving revenue targets and defined critical metrics as agreed with Head of Sales business development and client acquisition
  • Researching and self-sourcing of new business
  • Demonstrate clear and accountable relationship building with identified targets
  • Telephone based role to drive sales and build relationships. Further responsibility to arrange meetings for the field based team members
  • Clear and comprehensive understanding of Groundsure proposition
Your experience
  • Previous experience within a similar sales role
  • Ability to effectively prioritise and handle multiple challenges at once
  • Eagerness to learn and continually stretch yourself
  • Must work well in a team environment and be highly self-motivated
  • Exemplary written and oral presentation skills
  • Ability to handle multiple initiatives simultaneously and prioritise effectively, using sales pipeline tools to drive quota attainment
  • Ability to interrogate business opportunities and quickly find opportunities for Groundsure services and products within target client organisation.
  • Motivated by first time challenges and capable of actively sourcing new solutions
  • Willingness to learn and rapidly gain full understanding of the complete Groundsure offering
  • Ability to involve and collaborate with other Groundsure departments

We’re Groundsure
Groundsure are the UK authority on environmental risks like land contamination, flooding and ground stability. Our experienced consultancy and unmatched data quality give you the most reliable, accurate information and guidance to support your property transaction. We believe, when you want certainty, you need Groundsure.

What we offer

We offer our employees a great package of perks, including:
  • Above industry average base salary and an impressive OTE potential
  • A highly rewarding environment with fantastic team incentives and monthly socials
  • 25 days of holiday per year – with the option to buy or sell between 1-5 days
  • Great learning and development opportunities
  • Bonus, Pension, Private Medical and Dental Insurance plans
  • Life Assurance; Income Protection and Critical Illness covers
  • Option to opt into the Ascential Shares Scheme
  • Volunteering opportunities
In addition, we offer flexible benefit packages that include Childcare Vouchers; Cycle to Work; Retail Vouchers; Gourmet Card; Gym Flex; Gadget Insurance, Health Assessments and Will Writing.
We also place great importance on health, lifestyle and wellbeing consistently, in which you will have the options to fuel up on free fruit, attend yoga sessions, join our running club, or perhaps taking up on a lunchtime massages.
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About Ascential
Groundsure is a part of the Ascential group.

Each of our products and brands has its own unique heritage and voice, but all align to one common goal: to enable an eco-system that better informs and connects the business world.

Here at Ascential, we have a deep knowledge of our customers, their businesses and industries.

Our aim is for our products – increasingly offered both face to face and online - to offer content and connections that professionals rely on for growth and value creation.

Operating from 14 offices around the world, Ascential serves customers in more than 150 countries, providing local and global knowledge, connections and access.

If we inspire you, why not join and inspire us?