Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Business Development Executive


Job Description:

Business Development Executive


£25,000 – £30,000 Basic salary plus uncapped Commission structure

Benefits & Incentives: Lunch Clubs/5 Star Holidays/Experience days out/ Gym Membership/Private Healthcare


Lower Earley - Reading

Free onsite parking


About Us:


Orion Electrotech is an award-winning engineering recruitment agency with three decades of experience working with many of the top manufacturing companies in the Southeast of England.


From dealing with shop floor production roles to higher-level engineering management opportunities, Orion has become the agency of choice for companies who need reliable and well-qualified personnel to join them on either a contract or permanent basis.


We are a Sunday Times Top 100 Best Small Company to Work For. Continually striving to improve what we do and how we do it. With a friendly and positive culture employee engagement is high.


Your new role:


  • This is a phone-based role, but once up and running you will be arranging multiple weekly client meetings - building relationships face to face.
  • Lead gathering will be a fundamental part of your sales activity – hitting weekly kpi targets will help to ensure your success.
  • Taking a full job brief from your client, understanding what questions you need to ask and why, as well as ensuring full compliance with any new accounts will be an important part of your role
  • To understand the recruitment process and what “good” looks like, we will teach you how to qualify candidates against live roles, preparing them for interviews and debriefing them after – following through to successful placement in a new position.



About You:


  • You already have some sales experience which could have been gained in a variety of ways from recruitment, retail, estate agency, insurance, car sales, personal training, or any B2B or B2C environments.
  • You are a natural and easy communicator, confident in your ability to build rapport and relationships with others.
  • You are aiming high in life and are looking for a sales career that will reward you financially - matching your hard work and effort.
  • You are looking for a company where you can access an excellent sales training programme with clear metrics and a career progression plan.
  • You are a driver and have your own car – you want a sales position that is a mixture of both office-based and client-facing.
  • You are committed to building a sales career and know that you will have to work hard to achieve this, you will put in the extra work required when you have deadlines to meet and commission to make!


Why work with us as a Business Development Executive?

  • Excellent Induction and personalised development plan to ensure your success.
  • Competitive basic salary & uncapped monthly commission.
  • Quarterly & annual incentives (Michelin star lunch clubs, 5* holidays to Dubai, New York etc)
  • Flexible working – plus a 3 pm finish on Fridays - Start your weekend early! 
  • Stable and growing company (average length of service is 7 years)
  • Our Culture is supportive, and fun and you will be joining a team that is committed to success.
  • Emphasis on “Well-being” with an annual programme of body and mind activities



What next?


If you like the sound of the Business Development Executive opportunity, then just submit your cv and I will come back to you. If you do not have a cv ready, or you would like to have a confidential discussion about this stand-out sales opportunity, then Georgina Leonard at Orion Electrotech, Reading.


  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info

    Commission, incentives etc.

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Recruitment Sales