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Do you want to join a dynamic, friendly, fast-growing financial consultancy?
If you are hard-working, committed & determined, then this is the role for you!

Contract: Full time

Start date: Negotiable

Location: London or Glasgow

The Company:

Leyton UK Ltd is a leading consultancy firm with a unique goal; to quickly improve the financial performance of its clients without impacting on their core business. Leyton represents a wide international market network around the world. Currently in the UK, our specific expertise is in the optimisation of Research and Development (R&D) Tax Relief and Credits, R&D grants, Patent Box and HR/support.

Lex Leyton:

Lex Leyton offers clients high level Employment Law and HR advice with the commercial and financial impact on the business at the heart of our service. We offer businesses a transparent fixed pricing model not always offered by alternative Employment and HR providers. Helping companies reduce the risk and exposure to Employment Law. 
We offer a real career opportunity in a start-up spirited firm with a high-level, dynamic and ambitious team. The remuneration package is very attractive and directly connected to your personal performance and to the company’s overall achievements.

Function of the role:

We service a wide variety of customers across all sectors of industry therefore the Business Development Executive role will involve visiting a variety of different businesses. The Business Developers main responsibility is to generate new business accounts through face to face sales, telephone lead generation and networking; while being supported by a telesales team. Target markets are the SME sector as well as large national accounts.

Main Responsibilities will include:

- Managing the full sales cycle including tenders/proposals

- Work closely with all Leyton departments and business units to ensure all necessary reports and documents are completed accurately and on time

- Directly reporting into the Managing Partner while working autonomously as well as providing guidance and assistance to fellow team members

- Field based role involving regular travel. You will be working nationally with an expected split of 2 days in the office and 3 days in the field

- Business Development Executives are expected to make a minimum of 100 cold calls per week and attend 18 meetings a month

- Meetings are generated through your own lead generation and also through a dedicated London & Glasgow based telesales team

- Key KPIs:

5 Self-generated meetings per month

Attend 15 meetings per month

Secure 5 new contracts per month

Generate £220,000 per annum

Desired experience and skills:

- Proven significant field sales experience

- Outstanding communication skills; have to ability to be confident, articulate and can demonstrate persuasive force

- Ability to work autonomously

- Educated to degree level or equivalent

- Willingness to travel UK wide


Standard hours 8.30am - 5.30pm (flexibility is required).

In addition, Leyton offers excellent benefits following a successful probationary period.


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