Business Development Officer Midlands, London & East

East of England
Industry Sector:
Waste Management Jobs
Job Category:
Business/Strategic Management, Sales/Business Development, Officer
Job Type:
Education Level:
Secondary school or equivalent
£30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Start Date:
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Our client is a dynamic international waste management company with a primary focus on the collection, recycling and distribution of recycled plastic throughout the UK and Europe. A vacancy currently exists for a Business Development Officer to take a dedicated approach to developing diverse supply markets for scrap plastics from the Waste Management and Recycling industries.

Applications are invited from candidates with:

Significant sales/business development experience and:

a proven track record in developing new business accounts ‘from scratch’

a proven track record in working to and exceeding financial targets

ideally some experience of conducting business internationally

Experience of handling and overturning objections and converting into sales

Experience of trading scrap and redundant plastics or other waste product at volume (500MT+ per month for plastics) an advantage

Experience of successfully using a range of sales techniques to secure new business e.g. cold calling, networking etc.

Experience of being based ‘on the road’ e.g. prospecting, planning travel and selling to clients on a face-to-face basis within a specified geographical area

Proven experience dealing with forwarders, hauliers & exchange rates

Experience of successfully handling multiple pipelines at once and working in an environment where there is pressure to close deals daily.

Experience of using a CRM system to record accurate customer data

Knowledge of finances e.g. understand how to create a budget to reach profit targets 

The attractive commission structure offered with this role will reward success and represents an opportunity to double your salary. 

Ref: J8258

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