Business Development Executive

Business Development Executive 

Up to £22,000 + bonus



A well-known, established business on the outskirts of Cheltenham is looking for a confident and ambitious Business Development Executive.

The Business Development Executive will be part of a thriving and growing team and will be responsible for delivering lead generation and meeting key targets. The Business Development Executive will need be proactive and able to spot any growth opportunities which will be passed onto the relevant proposition and product manager so they can follow up and action.



  • Create, source, update and own internal databases to manage enquiries
  • Raact to market conditions and use initiative to campaign an opportunity
  • Work with various leadership teams to plan enquiry generation campaigns
  • Work with development managers to research and attend networking events
  • Understand various business models to use within B2B and apply when prospecting new customers
  • Build rapport and have ‘real’ conversations with customers
  • Put ideas forward to improve service delivery to affinity partners


Skills/ Experience: 

  • Experience working within a sales environment
  • Proven sales background in a B2B environment
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Outstanding customer service
  • Manage time, diary and workload effectively
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and with accuracy
  • Confident, professional, and friendly manner
  • Confident communicator over the phone



  • Birthday off
  • Generous pension contribution
  • Life Insurance
  • Access to voluntary benefits
  • Colleague discounts through Perkbox
  • Totum student discount card via the NUS
  • The opportunity to buy additional holiday
  • Access to excellent facilities onsite including a gym and other sporting facilities
  • More exciting benefits in the pipeline!


GB Sales are your specialist recruiters in Sales and Customer Service.

We hire across a vast range of roles including Sales, Customer Service, and Business Development.

We manage Sales jobs in Gloucestershire and the Southwest including Bristol, Swindon, Cirencester, Oxford, Reading, Birmingham and South Wales.

Specialists in permanent recruitment, we also provide temporary, interim and fixed term solutions. We are committed to working to the highest possible standards for our candidates and clients.



  • Job Category Sales
  • Job Location Cheltenham
  • Job Salary £22,000
  • Job Salary Benefits
  • Job hours Full-Time
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Job Ref JO348