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Business Account Executive - Cardiff

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    Sales & Customer Services

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  • Benefits:

    £23,000 - £26,000 per annum

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Amour Recruitment is working with one of Wales's largest and top-performing training providers. We are hiring for a Business Development Executive to join their Sales & Account Management team.

The main purpose of the role is to be responsible for establishing, building and nurturing long-term business relationships that generate new apprenticeship starts with new and existing clients to enable our client to achieve monthly profiled apprenticeship start targets. Play an active part in the selling and endorsement of all Itec services, including across all contracts

Salary £23K - £26K plus great benefits, with hours of work 0900-1630 Mon-Fri.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for generating Apprenticeship starts with new and existing clients through various sales activities, including sales visits, appointments, presentations, networking, mail shot activities, telephone sales, cold calling and following up on leads
  • Work with the Business Account Manager to formulate account plans for designated clients within designated client portfolio including targets for customer satisfaction, retention and future sales growth.
  • Responsible for maintaining market place knowledge to identify and follow up on new business leads
  • Take full ownership of the client from lead generation, managing the creation of the solution, through to apprentice start and development into key account management to ensure our approach drives maximum opportunities from the client.
  • Responsible for achieving business profile requirements and sales targets in line with contractual requirements and key performance indicators
  • Accountable for dealing with speculative calls, new enquiries, aftercare and client service calls in a timely and professional manner
  • Responsible for working and supporting clients in planning their recruitment and training strategy, including planning and manage enrolment, launch events and Induction
  • Responsible for liaising with on-boarding team to retain overall responsibility for ensuring all paperwork requirements for sign up of apprentices is completed, fully compliant and manages an effective start to generate income.
  • Maintain commercial awareness of business opportunities arising in the local labour market and adopt a proactive approach to business generation
  • Accountable for reporting sales activity, data and forecasts weekly/monthly in accordance with business requirements


Our Ideal Candidate

  • Experience of working in a target driven commercial environment
  • Knowledge of the local labour market and/or the work-based learning sector
  • Sales Experience
  • Telesales experience
  • Networking skills
  • Presentation and report writing
  • Experience within client relationships management / customer service / sales
  • Full driving licence with use of own vehicle


  • Contributory Pension Scheme – 4% employer / 5% employee contribution
  • Annual Leave 25– 28 days Plus Bank Holidays (inclusive of Christmas Shut Down
  • Training and Continual Professional Development Opportunities
  • Travel expenses and business mileage
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Eyesight Scheme
  • Gym Membership
  • Life Insurance
  • NUS discount card

Don't worry if you don't tick all of the boxes above, we welcome applications from all candidates regardless of background or experience level. If you're looking for a new opportunity, one of our experienced consultants will be happy to have a confidential conversation with you and give you more details on this or any of our other vacancies with our ever-growing list of clients.

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