Overview

Do you thrive on the buzz of speaking to potential new clients? As our next Business Development Executive, you will get excited about generating new opportunities and making things happen – not just waiting for new business to magically appear.

We are on the lookout for someone who will bring energy and experience of business development to source and create new sales opportunities.

A bit about CP…

You will be joining the most dynamic and exciting professional services firm in the UK! We’re on a massive growth journey and we need brilliant, motivated, and ambitious people to help us get there!

There is a reason why Cooper Parry have been named one of the Top 25 Best Places to Work in the UK – for 4 years’ running! Our culture and our values are our DNA, and one of our focuses is ensuring a true work-life balance for our people. After all, you know where you work best, so you will have the option to work from either our London, East or West Midlands office hubs or from home.

Your next role…

To put it simply, as a Business Development Executive, you will secure meetings with prospects to generate opportunities for work for the wider business – with particular focus on mid-sized businesses.

This is a highly target driven role and will work as part of a focused and ambitious business development growth team, in which you will be the generation engine.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Generating leads and following up prospects, through desk-based research, outbound telephone sales, social channel selling, events, campaigns, and external networking
  • Gather intel to help create, develop, and deliver campaigns to the market
  • Proactively promote Cooper Parry via multiple channels
  • Securing first meetings with Key Decision Makers at potential Cooper Parry clients
  • Promote our awesome business areas on CP’s wealth of services, including finance accounting, audit and tax services, raising finance, specialist advisory services and more!

What you will need…

As a successful Business Development Executive, you will have a track record in a target-oriented role, working successfully to engage Business Owners and C-Level executives and work to tight deadlines, developing effective strategies in the moment.

You will also have:

  • B2B sales/telesales experience
  • Charismatic and engaging manner with an ability to create rapport with and influence key decision makers
  • Commercial awareness and an understanding how to adapt and tailor your style to different people and audiences
  • Effective communications skills both verbal and written (with a focus on competitive positioning)
  • Extensive experience of managing detail and information in a timely, accurate and robust manner via the use of CRM
  • Flexible approach with ability to respond quickly when priorities change
  • Excel at building relationships from the very first point of contact

This is an ideal role for a self-starter with a go-getter attitude and an appetite to discover new skills and progress.

What’s in it for you…

At Cooper Parry our mindset is simple. We only do things if we believe we can be No.1.We start doing that by putting our people at the heart of our culture. Why? Pretty simple really… if our people love working here then then they do amazing work.

That’s why we offer things like:

  • Competitive salaries and a great target driven commission package
  • Access to a mind-blowing office with working areas to fit everyone’s needs (we’re not just a stuffy office)
  • Open holidays
  • No dress code, just “wear something!”
  • A truly flexible approach to work, our motto is “Work from Anywhere. Anytime. Forever.”
  • Company and team social events
  • A benefits package you can shape to your needs i.e. salary sacrifice schemes, access to well-being support, vouchers
  • From October 2022, CP are trialling a 4-day week (100-80-100)

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