Business Development Executive

£20,000 per annum (OTE £28,500.00)

Do you think you have what it takes to forge a career in Sales? Want to join a fast paced, exciting and growing SME based in Chelmsford? Then look no further!

The Development Network is an international business, delivering a unique blend of business to business (B2B) conferences and exhibitions, specialising in the Defence and Passenger Ship sectors. We’re looking for hungry and determined individuals to join our delegate sales function. You will be responsible for helping our clients achieve their objectives and ensuring that we provide the extremely high-quality experience we are renowned for.

The Role

As Business Development Executive, you will be responsible for identifying prospects, generating interest and securing participation of industry delegates for a wide variety of conferences and events. Analysing customer feedback, assessing their need and matching our bespoke solutions is also a key part of the role.

We are committed to our people and offer an exciting career path with excellent progression opportunities, supported by a first class bespoke sales training programme that will give you the skills to succeed in our business. We are committed to ensuring you have the support and opportunities to progress on a clear promotion path.

What we need from YOU…

In return, we offer a good starting salary of £20,000 per annum and a realistic OTE of £28,500, made up of monthly commission (which is uncapped) and quarterly bonuses. Your benefits would also include social team events, opportunities to travel internationally and help run our events and a generous 4% contribution to your pension scheme, 28 days holiday (incl. bank holidays), and an extended Christmas break

If you want to be part of this ambitious and fast-growing team, then email your CV and a separate personal statement of up to 100 words telling us why you’d be great for this role! Please include reference BUSDEV17. We look forward to hearing from you! Please email

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