Business Development Executive

Software Design is Ireland's premier development agency. An exciting opportunity now exists for an accomplished Business Development Executive to join our ever expanding team.
Reporting to the Director of Sales and Business, you will be responsible for selling software solutions to the company’s existing and potential customer base and will play a pivotal role in shaping and implementing an effective business strategy. You will be self motivated with excellent business acumen, a proven track record for closing direct sales and an interest in the digital technology sector.
  • Identify new commercial opportunities within existing and potential customer base
  • Manage and develop strong business relationships with prospects and external stakeholders
  • Create, monitor and revise lead generation plans
  • Maintain accurate records of your business development activities on the CRM system
  • Meet agreed KPI’s, activity levels and sales targets
  • Respond to incoming sales enquiries, referrals and leads in a timely and effective manner
  • Attend meetings, conferences, seminars and trade shows as required
  • Liaise with the Communications Officer on targeted marketing campaigns
  • Work collaboratively with the Account Managers on live projects
Required skills and experience
  • 3+ years sales experience, ideally with a background in digital technology
  • Demonstrable ability to meet or exceed sales quotas
  • Excellent negotiation and closing skills, with experience dealing with people from different backgrounds and cultures
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills
  • Self motivated with the ability to work independently and use initiative
  • Clean driving license
  • Fluent English 
The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package and excellent terms and conditions of employment. You will have the opportunity to build your skill-set and experience base with a view towards internal progression within the company.

If this sounds right as your next career challenge, please submit your application form below before 6pm on September 22nd. 

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