Business Development Executive

Business Development Executive

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Marketing and Digital

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £25000.00 - £29000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ben Williams

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


I have a fantastic opportunity for a Business Development Executive to join a fantastic professional services business in Birmingham, who are well-known for their excellent working culture and who are going through extreme growth. If you've got plenty of commercial experience of working in business development within a professional services setting, then this might be the perfect role for you.

This role will offer 2 or 3 days working from home when everything goes back to normal, so will suit candidates a little further afield.

This Business Development Executive role will involve:

  • Working within specialist sectors and their sector leads to identify structured opportunities for networking and targeting
  • Supporting the Business Development Manager with administrative tasks
  • Helping to provide guidance and evaluating the most productive use of fee earner time to potential returns
  • Accurately recording all business development activity and sharing commercial intelligence across the wider team, such as competitor insight, market insight and commercial news
  • Working closely with and supporting the Bids team
  • Undertaking independent service reviews with existing clients of the firm and then using these reviews to identify BD opportunities
  • Working with the wider BD team, the Business Development Manager and head of department to embed best practice approaches

The position requires a candidate with the following skills:

  • Proven commercial experience of business development within a professional services environment
  • Proven experience of working with partners and fee earners
  • Expert understanding of targeting and lead generation with a proven ability to drive and develop pipeline opportunities
  • Proven ability to build networks with partners and staff at all levels across the firm
  • Excellent and professional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Outstanding and proven stakeholder management skills
  • The ability to manage a number of projects at any one time

To apply for the Business Development Executive position, please click on the apply now button and your CV will be sent directly to the responsible recruiter. We will respond to successful applicants within 7 days, however please feel free to get in touch if you would like any further information about your application.

By applying you will be registered as a candidate with Gleeson Recruitment Limited. Our Privacy Policy is available on our website and explains how we will use your data.