Business Development Executive Sales and Trading

Brighton, East Sussex
£18,200 basic with OTE of £26,000 uncapped
23 May 2018
20 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

About you: We are looking for a proactive and self-motivated individual with proven telephone and email sales experience. You need to have excellent communication skills and the ability to build relationships with new and existing clients and suppliers. The candidate must have the confidence to make good decisions on price, to negotiate successfully and to work as part of a team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage and respond to enquiries (telephone, email, web-enquiries)
  • Follow and contribute to the development of the existing sales process
  • Call new contacts and manage relationships using our internal sales database
  • Build and sustain strong relationships with clients
  • Negotiate prices with potential clients and maximise profit margins.
  • Collect all necessary documentation from clients.
  • Make regular contact with suppliers and stay on top of the market
  • Work in close partnership with the team
  • Report to Commercial Manager daily on outcomes

Person Specification

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience of direct sales
  • Familiarity with key steps in a sales cycle
  • Proven track record of meeting sales targets
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to negotiate effectively
  • Ability to multi task and plan time effectively to meet deadlines
  • Energy, determination and enthusiasm
  • Ability to work as part of a team


  • Familiarity with sales databases
  • Ability to be calm under pressure
  • Knowledge of the waste compliance industry
  • Knowledge of environmental regulations
  • Experience of working in the waste compliance industry
  • Presentation skills


As well as being part of the fabulous Clarity team you will get:

  • On-going training and support
  • Contributary pension scheme
  • Health insurance
  • Twice weekly HIIT and once weekly yoga classes at work
  • Annual staff Christmas party
  • Annual staff team building day

Application process:

Please apply with CV and covering letter highlighting how you meet the requirements of the Person Specification above to

Please apply as soon as possible