Business Development Executive – Bristol

Business Development Executive

Henry Nicholas Associates Limited




Posted 5 days ago

30000 – 40000/Year £

Every year, 100 billion new items of clothing are produced whilst a truck full of clothing is burned, or buried in landfill every second. My client’s mission is to help brands end waste. To do this, they’ve created the world’s first ever closed-loop, circular supply chain which allows them to make new products from waste material right from the beginning, and it’s a game changer. 

They are growing at an exponential rate and they work with some major brands such as BBC Earth, WWF, Ecosia, Google, Surfers Against Sewage and more.

They are now accelerating their journey in making a difference, and after a huge amount of success in recent years, we’re looking to increase our Business Development team in Bristol to help scale up to the next level.

The purpose of the team is to help generate new business by researching organisations and individuals online (especially on social media) to identify new leads and potential new markets. 

The team engages with a range of high profile brands, designers, celebrities, charities and social media influencers to help them to reimagine what’s possible with their brand, whilst also improving their impact on the planet.

Main responsibilities include

Researching organisations and individuals online (especially on social media) to identify new leads and potential new markets 

Contacting leads and clients to let them know about new developments on the product range and platform

Identifying and articulating creative and innovative opportunities to prospective clients

Tracking and managing your own sales funnel

What we’re looking for

Minimum 2 years experience in a direct marketing or creative sales role

Evidence of successful account management and reaching revenue targets

Experience in pitching to new clients, or preparing proposals. 

A resilient nature to effectively respond to challenges from potential customers and clients

Knowledge of to utilise social media and other relevant platforms in order to identify prospective leads and clients

Experience of performing in a target driven or competitive environment 

An interest in online trends, high profile news topics and viral posts to keep on top of latest popular content

Knowledge of innovative social markets and key influencers within the digital space

What you’ll get

£35,000 – £45,000

Opportunity to earn great commission (OTE £15-20K first year)

25 days holiday plus bank holidays

Wholesale wardrobe discount

A day off on your birthday

Employee referral scheme

Workplace pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Please press apply now or contact John on 01173178103

Henry Nicholas’s mission is to be a part of the transition to using business as a tool for creating a positive social and environmental impact. Part of this mission is our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and the elimination of discrimination in all its forms throughout our organisation. We pledge ourselves to creating and maintaining a working environment which respects diverse traditions, heritages, and experiences.