Business Development Executive

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Maris Interiors are one of the UK’s leading design and build experts.  Located in Southwark, London and founded in 1977, Maris work with organisations across the UK to transform their space.  We specialise in workplace design, fit-out, refurbishment, relocation & furniture.  We believe in hiring, harnessing, mentoring, and keeping the best talent in the industry to guarantee quality and consistency in every element of our business.

Reporting to the Telesales Director, you will be responsible for making appointments, achieving weekly targets, and managing relationships with prospects. Specific tasks include appointment setting, database management, and engaging with networking opportunities, while ensuring compliance with company policies.

We are seeking an experienced sales professional with excellent telesales experience, a strong work ethic, and a keen interest in business. The ideal candidate will contribute to a positive work culture, demonstrate proactive appointment-making skills, and exhibit a passion for business development and continuous improvement.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Make appointments
  • Develop ongoing relationships with prospects on the database
  • Entering information onto the database
  • Networking with clients and project managers
  • Mentoring junior callers in the team

You will have exceptional telephone etiquette, a robust work ethic, and the capability to engage in effective business-to-business communication, drawing from your prior telesales experience. Additionally, a keen interest in the business and industry, coupled with relevant experience, are essential for this role.

Benefits

  • Generous holiday entitlement with additional Christmas period given as free time off
  • On-site coffee shop serving free breakfast, tea, coffee, and fruit throughout the working day
  • Salary sacrifice pension scheme
  • Life assurance after 12 months’ service
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme with 24/7 online GP service and access to mental, financial, and physical wellbeing support

Candidates will be considered on their abilities regardless of age, gender, or ethnicity but an ability to communicate at a high level of competency in the English language is essential. The right to live permanently and work in the UK is essential.

The company does not have a fixed salary scale and will pay an appropriate and fair salary based on experience and abilities.