Group Business Development Executive

Competitive plus benefits

  • Permanent
  • Head Office
  • Glasgow

We’re recruiting for an organised and proactive Group Business Development Executive to be based at our head office in Hillington, Glasgow.

Hours

Full time, Monday – Friday (45 hours)

About the role

As a Group Business Development Executive, you’ll research and identify new business sales, leasing and daily rental opportunities for Arnold Clark.

Working in a busy office environment, the ideal candidate will have in-depth knowledge of the fleet/vehicle management industry, excellent data management and research skills and the ability to establish a rapport with new clients.

Day-to-day duties

  • Researching organisations.
  • Identifying and creating business opportunities.
  • Contacting potential clients via email or by phone and setting up face-to-face meetings.
  • Collating and analysing data from dual systems.
  • Preparing management reports.
  • Providing support for our sales teams.
  • Liaising with internal departments and external clients.

Essential skills

  • Strong communication and IT skills.
  • An in-depth knowledge of the industry.
  • Excellent time management and high levels of organisation.
  • The ability to meet deadlines and targets.
  • Previous experience of using CRM systems.
  • A positive and self-motivated approach.
  • A focus on delivering great customer service.

Nice to have (but not essential)

  • An understanding of Microsoft Excel is required, but training will be given for the right candidate.

In return for your skills, you’ll receive one of the best employee benefits packages in the industry, including a lunch subsidy, Flexitime, free private healthcare, life assurance and generous staff retail discounts.

Employment within the Arnold Clark Group is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure check.

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Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview.

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Benefits

Every Arnold Clark employee is entitled to a wide range of benefits, including:

  • Discount on new and used vehicles
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance

About Arnold Clark

Arnold Clark is Europe’s largest independent car retailer with over 200 branches across the UK. And you could be part of it.

  • Over 11,000 employees
  • Annual turnover of over £3 billion
  • 24 new car franchises
  • Retails over 280,000 vehicles per year
  • Servicing, repairs, MOTs and tyres

Employment with Arnold Clark is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure check. Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview. Some benefits are only available after a qualifying period.