We are looking for a Business Development Executive to establish a formula for success and grow their own team!




Leeds Head Office



Available Openings

1 (out of 1)


22 March 2023


31 May 2023

A Business Development Executive will…

  • Research prospects including businesses, individuals and industry trends to identify potential new clients and markets
  • Create and grow the prospect pipeline by contacting potential clients by phone and email and plan face-to-face meetings to begin building strong relationships
  • Ensure all conversations are effective and leads are of a high quality to protect and maintain the AYKO brand reputation
  • Work closely with the Marketing team to pick up Marketing generated leads and turn them into qualified leads
  • Preparing and delivering presentations to potential clients
  • Negotiating business terms with new and existing clients using phone, email and face-to-face meetings

Our ideal candidate will have…

  • A solution driven Sales background
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a business development capacity with a proven track record in outbound sales.
  • Commercial awareness with an ability to maximise opportunities
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills and will be articulate with a high standard of written English and presentation skills
  • High levels of organisation, with an ability to manage workload and priorities
  • Experience of delivering Sales pitches to clients

Other desirable skills…

  • Self-motivated
  • Experience in the digital sector with an understanding of the services AYKO provides.
  • Able to work to deadlines and under pressure
  • Great interpersonal skills, strong sales ability and a willingness to learn and develop
  • Excellent time-management skills

What’s in it for you?

  • Generous commission structure
  • 22 Days holiday + Bank Holidays as standard
  • Additional days holiday for each year in service (this is currently uncapped)
  • Hybrid working
  • Work Anniversary Gifts
  • Birthday Gifts
  • Team Events
  • Employee Engagement Programme
  • Company Pension
  • Monthly Team Huddle
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Eyecare Vouchers

At AYKO we’re currently working with a combination of remote and face-to-face working. We are flexible with our people working from home, or our Leeds city centre HQ, providing candidates are able to travel to Leeds once or twice a week.

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