Business Support Executive

Posted 12 January 2022
Salary£30k - 45k per year + Bonus
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSurveying, Technical & Engineering
ReferenceBusiness Support
Contact NameChris Wilkinson

Job description

Spenerr Clarke Group are currently working alongside a private Engineering Company based in Preston to appoint a talented Business Support Executive on a permanent basis.


About the role :

  • Work closely with the BD & Marketing Director to ensure the overall Sales Pipeline Target is achieved. 
  • Preparing and understanding the weekly sales dashboard, identifying the gap, monitoring conversion rates, chasing open quotes and updating the fee earners BD activities.
  • Supporting the Service Heads and Key Account Managers internally to develop opportunities for further business development.
  • Work collaboratively with the BD and Marketing Team to ensure the marketing activities support that of the overall BD goals.
  • Responsible for maintaining an effective CRM Strategy and updated system with accurate records of sales activities.
  • Carry out market research alongside competitors and identify suitable opportunities.
  • Responsible for supporting fee earners with proposal packs and client presentations .
  • Responsible for co-ordinating tender opportunities including reviewing documents, compiling information to help answer specific questions, pulling the final document together to a high standard of design and content and submitting the final tender.
  • Maintaining a system of up-to-date BD information such as CV’s, Case Studies, Bid Toolbox Library etc.
  • Adherence to Health & Safety procedures.
  • Responsibility for own continuous professional learning.
  • Respect and follow company Core Values

About you :

Essential attributes: -

  • Minimum 3 years experience
  • Excellent telephone manner and confidence speaking on the phone
  • Lead generation skills using LinkedIn Sales Navigator desirable
  • Management of diaries and appointment booking desirable
  • Excellent work ethic - Can work in a team but also on own initiative.
  • Confident outlook and positive attitude.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build relationships.
  • Strong verbal and good numerical / report writing skills.
  • Flexible and ability to work under pressure.

What’s on offer :

Includes but not be limited to:

Recruiting and developing the best team is fundamental to our growth plans and we recognise and reward our employees by offering competitive salaries and transparent bonus scheme and a range of additional benefits that includes:

  • Salary Range (Depending on Experience) -From £30k
  • On Target Bonus of £3-5k. Your potential bonus pot being visible throughout the year and updated monthly.
  • Clear and planned progression route - Fast track to the top for outstanding performers.
  • Core hours working between 10am-4pm - with opportunity for flexible working to achieve 40 hours per week.
  • 1-1 meetings monthly with your line manager to ensure your wellbeing and personal development.
  • Training and Development Opportunities .
  • 25 days’ annual leave (increasing with service) + bank holidays .
  • Pension with Employer contribution.
  • Wellbeing Support including Financial, Training and Nutrition.
  • Vitality Healthcare Package including ½ price membership at Virgin and Nuffield Centres.
  • Inclusive professional and fun culture.
  • Regular Team Social and Charity Events.

If you’ve got what it takes and would love to find out more information or apply, either:

About Spencer Clarke Group 

Here at Spencer Clarke Group, we pride ourselves on connecting you with the best career opportunities; our experienced Consultants have extensive market knowledge and will also provide expert career advice along the way. 

When you join us, you will receive;

  • Access to a wide range of temporary and permanent opportunities
  • Free DBS checks
  • Post Placement Aftercare
  • Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency professionals 

Spencer Clarke Group offer a market leading referral scheme of up to £250 so if you know of someone who may also be looking for an exciting career opportunity, ask them to email their CV to Chris Wilkinson on remembering to include your details as well.