New Business Development Executive

2 days left

YorkTest Laboratories
24 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type

Have you ever wanted to work for a company where you can make a real difference to people's lives?

Would you like to work in a company where you can reach your full potential and fulfil your career aspirations?

Do you want to work in a company where you can visibly see where you are making a difference and where your ideas are encouraged?

The role

Based in York, this is an exciting opportunity for the right individual - you will be working alongside the Commercial Manager on a daily basis to expand the already growing portfolio of clients through new business development within a number of different channels and territories.

You will be responsible for:

Successfully contacting and communicating with key decision makers.

Using various research methods to identify new business partnerships.

Cold calling prospective partners to create opportunities for the business Achieving daily call and appointment targets set by the management team, performance will also be measured by the number of accounts opened.

Speaking knowledgably about the business to gain credibility.

Qualifying, Generating and arranging appointments with new prospects Maintaining and updating the client database.

Keeping up to date with industry trends and news in all territories.

Whilst this position is desk based, the position will be reviewed at 3 and 6 months. Dependent on the successful candidate, the role could progress into a Business Development Manager.

What we are looking for

At least 18 months experience in a similar role

Ambitious and tenacious individual

B2B experience

You will need to have a high level of resilience and a pro-active attitude.

Good knowledge of social media outlets, such as LinkedIn.

Excellent communication skills.

You will have proven sales experience but this it is not essential to have industry experience.

Effectively works within a team

Professional telephone manner

Positive attitude



Who are we?

As Europe's leading provider of food specific IgG antibody testing, you are joining a passionate and dynamic company with a strong scientific heritage and over 35 years' experience at the forefront of the industry. Rapidly expanding our global footprint, we offer the career minded individuals a fantastic opportunity to grow and development with the organisation. Made up of our direct to consumer business YorkTest, and our B2B brand Lorisian, YorkTest Laboratories provides a comprehensive range of home to laboratory testing services to a diverse market of consumers. We continually strive to exceed expectations, always delivering the highest possible standard of service. This commitment to excellence encompasses every area of our business, from the Laboratory to the Customer Care teams. It is our dedication to these high standards which has created the professional and conscientious environment and supportive culture we are all proud to be a part of. At YorkTest we not only care about our customers but we invest in our employees with an immersive, in depth induction on first starting, regular training schedules and personal development plans. All supported by our monthly, quarterly and annual review process. We are a company truly passionate about our product, and our people.

What do we offer?

An attractive bonus/commission structure

A range of additional employee benefits and services

In-depth personalised training and development

Progression opportunities

A fast paced environment

A passionate team with a strong culture

A rapidly growing, ambitious company

31 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)

If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity, send your CV and covering letter to us.


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