Business Development Executive

  • Job Reference: CIS (UK) Ltd
  • Date Posted: 13 February 2018
  • Recruiter: Unlocking Potential
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  • Location: Newquay, Cornwall
  • Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
  • Sector: Construction, Consulting & Corporate Strategy, Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

CIS (UK) Ltd are looking for a hardworking graduate to carry out a range of business development activities; supporting the business to react quickly to increasing demand for modular building products and services.

A varied, and exciting job, no two days will be the same so this presents a great opportunity to get involved in a broad variety of activities across the organisation. 

Reporting to the Managing Director, this role will be varied, exciting and will get you involved in many different areas of the business – including operations, sales, marketing and finance. 

The successful graduate will have a can-do approach to learning and taking on new tasks; providing proactive support to a very busy team.

The sorts of things you will get your teeth stuck into will include:

  • Working closely with the Managing Director in the development and implementation of improved business development plan to include:-
    • Sourcing of new sales opportunities through informal enquiries.
    • Route qualified sales leads to the appropriate sales channel for further development.
    • Retain records in CRM-and create a prospect and customer database.
  • Supporting the Sales Director and Marketing & Design Manager with sales and marketing activities to drive brand awareness and new business leads.
  • Preparing sales pipeline reports for MD, you will be working towards a pipeline target
  • Scanning for potential contracts that CIS can tender for and support application
  • Producing quotes, project proposals and tender submissions for new projects with support of technical team

Required Personal Skills and Qualifications:

Essential Requirements:

  • Degree level qualification in business, marketing, construction or other relevant subject.
  • Good all round IT Skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Financial awareness and/or willingness to learn
  • Attention to detail.
  • Sales experience (all sales experience considered, including retail)
  • Resilience — ability to handle frequent rejection
  • Confident, professional and friendly client handling skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Team player with a can-do attitude.
  • Organised approach whilst being flexible and proactive. 

Desirable Requirements:

  • Ability to support/run small projects.
  • Understanding of the construction industry.
  • Experience in CRM.
  • Experience of writing quotes, proposals and tenders 

Company Description

CIS has been in business since 2013, building on a strong track record within the modular buildings market in Western Australia. We offer 3 modular building products; for commercial, education, and retail markets - QBEX and Evolution; in addition to Precision Homes.  We have enjoyed some excellent successes over the past 3 years including 2 significant projects for Facebook and Starbucks. For further information see more about our projects here: Our company has seen a steady increase in enquiries for modular building solutions over the past 12 months. The industry is highly competitive and the market for modular buildings is fast-growing. In response to this, we need additional support to establish a stable platform for growth; in particular the systems and processes which underpin the delivery of business services, and awareness raising of our products and services.

Our team:

We are a small but growing Head Office team of 5 who pride ourselves in working effectively together. You will often find us discussing business informally within our open-plan office which (as you might expect) is a modular building planned, designed and installed by our own team. Our 2 storey-building is a light and airy space, located at Newquay Cornwall Airport.  In addition to our Head Office team, we work with in-house and subcontracted production teams engaged in groundworks, manufacture and fit-out, installation and site management.

Other Application Details

Please click apply now and attach your CV and a cover letter outlining why you feel you are suitable for the role. 

Closing date: 26th February 2018