junior business development manager in Auckland

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sharon kishore, randstad
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Our clients are world leaders in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health. They have a presence in 80 countries with approximately 68,000 employees and serve more than 3 million customers and patients. They are currently seeking a Junior Business Development Representative to target small to medium businesses in the variety of industries in a newly created role. This role is based in Auckland and will require some travel throughout the North Island.

In this role, you will be tasked with finding new business opportunities in the SME market with different businesses from industry sectors such as FMCG, engineering, and manufacturing and health.

Accountabilities - This will include but is not limited to:

  • Cold calling to establish new business opportunities – phone and face to face
  • Meeting with customers to discuss their requirements
  • Preparing proposals and pricing for potential customers
  • Pro-actively managing customer issues in a timely manner
  • Ensuring accurate record keeping and reporting
  • Working as part of a successful sales team

To be successful in this role you must have the following:

  • 1 - 2 years in a business to business sales environment
  • Proven sales experience and conversion percentages
  • Target driven
  • Clear communication skills both written and verbal - ability to articulate to any level within the business
  • The natural ability to build customer/client relationships
  • Enjoy working as part of a team/autonomously
  • Demonstrate resilience and motivation
  • Natural ability to problem solve
  • Clean credit and criminal record
  • Full clean NZ drivers license
  • Competent with Microsoft Office
  • Be able to travel within New Zealand

In return you will receive a competitive salary, the rewards of working for a very successful global company, training, on-going support and the opportunity to personally grow.

To be eligible for this role you must be a NZ Citizen or Resident

If this sounds like you or you would like more information please either click the “Apply” button or contact Sharon Kishore on 09 300 4345