Are you well organised with a great attention to detail? Do you thrive in research?
Prospectus is delighted to be partnering with Engineering UK for the recruitment of a Business Development Executive, to support on the early stages of a BD project for 3-6 months. The organisation aims to inspire, engage and inform the next generation via compelling programming that is designed to inspire young people towards the variety and opportunity presented by modern engineering.
Reporting to the Head of Business Development, the successful candidate will undertake research tasks to identify business relationships in existing and new target sectors, with the purpose of finding partners that have aligned priorities with Engineering UK's programmes. It will predominately entail working at the earlier phases of the business development cycle, laying the ground for an effective first engagement with the organisation. They will provide appropriate and insightful detail from their sectoral research that will be entered on to their Salesforce CRM platform, so the wider organisation has clear visibility of progress. To be successful in this project, the Business Development Executive will have an awareness of the wider context and next step beyond such as proposals, invoicing and contractual arrangements that will follow the post holder's work.
The right candidate will have a significant interest in Business Development, understanding the importance of excellent research in building robust relationships. Alongside excellent organisational skills, the Business Development Executive will possess exceptional critical thinking, writing skills, and outstanding attention to detail. You will be a great team player and you will have some exposure to research, project management and CRM systems.
To apply, please submit your CV in Word format; a supporting letter is not required at this stage.
A full job description will be provided to candidates shortlisted by Prospectus.