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)


1 November 2023


31 January 2024

A Business Development Executive will…

  • Research prospects including businesses, individuals and industry trends to identify potential new clients and markets
  • Convert leads using the list of big Commerce sites within our CRM system (Copper)
  • Create and grow the prospect pipeline by contacting potential clients by phone and email and plan face-to-face meetings for the relevant department head / business owner to attend, 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
  • Update, cleanse and enhance the data within the CRM
  • Work within the CRM to log all activity, tasks, calls and opportunities
  • Help to establish ‘go to market’ opportunities with the Senior Leadership Team
  • Preparing and delivering presentations to potential clients

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
  • Ecommerce exposure

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
  • Salary starting at £24,000 (negotiable DOE)
  • A clear progression plan with regular appraisals and training sessions
  • A clear pathway to help build something exciting
  • Opportunity to undertake third party training and certifications
  • Flexible working
  • 22 Days holiday + Bank holidays
  • Extra days holiday for each year worked (uncapped)
  • Cash back health plan with Simply Health
  • Company pension scheme
  • Present on your birthday, work anniversary and big life events
  • Regular social events & team lunches
  • Quarterly surprise gift boxes
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Tech salary sacrifice scheme

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 three times a week.

We'd love to hear from you

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